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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Do you know how dangerous CO (Carbon Monoxide) is?

Most people are aware of how dangerous carbon monoxide is, but don’t always do anything about making sure their home is safe. Sharing a little advice on what we do in a collaborative post with Be Alarmed So, one night about two weeks ago, I’m in bed, it’s 10 pm at night, the children are […]

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