Healthy Family

Self Love and Compassion

In the dappled morning light, as she sat waking up her mind and body, her boho loving heart knew that there was no room for jealousy or hatred or contempt. There was no room for comparison, to punish herself for who she was and, who she wasn’t…. To love unconditionally, to accept those who were…

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Saving Warrawong Wildlife Sanctuary

Do you have memories from childhood about visiting an animal park, national park or wildlife sanctuary? It is a big part of my memories, as our parents took us on many outings in nature both locally, as well as holidays across Australia and overseas – such as the time we traveled Tasmania in our van…

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Pocket Watch Pill Boxes Upcycled Creations!

Don’t you just love it when your worlds collide? This happened recently in our diabetes group when Leon Tribe, from Pocket Watch Pill Box, shared his business of upcycling pocket watches into pillboxes.  Based in Sydney, he has an etsy shop where he sells his gorgeous alternatives to a plastic pill box for people with any…

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Get Involved in the Real Homes Movement!

After my post on Facebook sharing Maxwell’s ordinary, unstyled room went crazy the other day, I have started a movement – the #realhomesmovement! It has currently got nearly 200,000 people who have seen the post, and hundreds of shares and comments. People are talking about how relieved they are to see an everyday home, rather than…

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Why We Must Drop The Mum Guilt!

When you become a parent, from the moment you start trying to conceive, there is an unbelievable amount of pressure to be a “perfect parent”, whatever that is….and so much guilt…all the guilt. As a woman with type 1 diabetes I have had even more pressure on me from when I was a girl of 12…

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