Skinnies UK clothing for adults

We have reviewed Skinnies Silk clothing, for eczema. My tween has now grown out of her eczema issues, mostly, other than the occasional mild flare. We found Skinnies Silk clothing incredibly helpful for her skin to maximise recovery and healing.  “Skinnies have developed a range of Therapeutic Clothing Products that help aid recovery from Eczema, Psoriasis […]

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When the stomach bug makes you anxious…

(This is what the virus that causes most stomach bugs looks like. Fairly innocent and innocuous until it hits your system and makes you ill!) No one likes the stomach bug. No one enjoys when it lurches it’s nasty way into your system, and makes you ill, and spreads to your family. It’s unpleasant, and […]

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Diet pills don’t work…

 (photo source) I will qualify that remark, by saying, that in the short term, diet pills DO work, in that they can help someone loose weight, and burn off energy. I do know people use them, and also who sell them, as a business concern, so this is a touchy post for me to write. […]

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One more time: No Regrets!

Last week, my Small Boy, who seems very small, in his uniform, trotting off with his book bag, started Nursery. This was a bigger milestone, for us, than it would seem. 6 months ago, we were in a pretty bad place. Small had some very evident sensory issues, and his behaviour and ability to cope in certain […]

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What is a grommet?

I have had a lot of people ask me “so what exactly is a grommet and what does it do?”. Small Boy is due to have a small procedure, under general anaesthetic, next week, to insert grommets into both of his ears. The correct term for the procedure is Myringotomy  and insertion of grommets. It […]

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I am angry. This is not how it should have been.

It’s hard to write this post, because I realise that I sound ungrateful and resentful, and I do know, that there are other people, families and parents out there going through far worse, than what we have experienced. I am not very good at expressing myself verbally, so I am writing it all down, in […]

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So, why on earth am I trying to run in a 10k race?

I wrote a brief blog post about signing myself up for a 10km race, which I plan to run, in September of this year. The Richmond River Run  to be exact. Given that I am trying to lose some weight, and am not in any great shape at the moment, due to a serious knee […]

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Glue ear diagnosis.

(Image sourced from an ENT website, with permission) So, if you have been following me here, Facebook or Twitter, you will know we have had some major ongoing sleep issues with our boy. We suspected he was suffering from recurrent ear infections, with very few actual symptoms, and we have been working our way to […]

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