… when we’re not consuming large amounts of fructose our appetite hormones recalibrate.
Quitting Sugar: Week 3. Fructose
Today marks the end of week three of my formal journey to quit sugar following Sarah Wilson’s I Quit Sugar (IQS) program. This has without a doubt been the hardest week of all so far. Continue reading “I’m quitting sugar: Week 3- Foregoing Fructose is not Fun”
The houseboat was stunning. We expected the equivalent to a floating caravan but got so much more.
Our family houseboat holiday on the Murray River.
I have been offline for a week because we have just had a houseboat adventure and I took a week off writing. Continue reading “Our family Murray River houseboat holiday. AKA Stacey is 30!”
It is not my place or role to nag or convince any human being to do something just because I want them to.
Gellibrand Blues and Blueberry Festival
This year I went to the Gellibrand Blues and Blueberry Festival. Continue reading “Gellibrand Blues and Blueberry Festival”
Your primary job as a parent is to prepare your child for how the world really works.
Dr Phil on spoiling your children
Whatever you think of American celebrity Psychologist Dr Phil. His influence and popularity cannot be denied.I am personally a fan because of his no nonsense attitude and zero tolerance for bullshit and sugar coating.
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Parenting is a continuous series of decisions you must make for your child.
Instincts don’t lie. They are your soul talking, your inner voice and they are the reason you should ignore parenting advice. Including mine. Continue reading “Trust your instincts: Why you should ignore parenting advice.”
Perfect in every way, Mason Lee joined the world on the 8th January 2017.
Mason is here!
Our family was blessed this week with the arrival of a new baby. As I posted last week we have been anticipated with much excitement the arrival the first born of my son Christopher and his partner Jorja.
Continue reading “More new love! The birth of Mason.”
How to help and support mothers of a newborn: Part 2
Here is part 2 of my unsolicited advice on how to support mothers of a newborn. Some practical tips for partners and family and friends.
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Newsflash women. Our partner cannot read our mind.
Parenting, the first 2 weeks
This information is useful for anyone who is just about to have a baby, has had one, or knows someone who has. There is so much we can do to help.
Continue reading “What can I do to help: Part 1”
New Year’s Resolutions: Do you make them?
An ABC article online discusses why New Year’s Resolutions as so hard to keep, the article is here for those interested.
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Parenting with consistency is often easier said than done.