MILO MVP Program

MILO MVP Program

    I was recently asked to be a part of the MILO Valuable Players is a national search for kids aged 6 to 12 that display the values of fair play and good sportsmanship. As a proud sporting nation, generations of Aussie kids have grown up having fun on the sport fields, but it’s also through sport kids learn values like teamwork, leadership, and the importance of self-belief and positivity. Together we can let kids know they are...

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Children after PND – “Don’t let your past, shape your future.”

Children after PND – “Don’t let your past, shape your future.”

I recently received an email asking me how I built up the courage to have another baby after experiencing Post Natal Depression, 5 years ago with my first born Olivia? Was I frightened PND would return? Did I have any freak outs along the way? Did I experience it with my two youngest children? This email and these questions inspired this post. If one person is taking the time to write me an email, I am positive there are others out there having...

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Different baby, different birth – Macy Rose

Different baby, different birth – Macy Rose

When they say all pregnancies are different, all births are different and all babies are different, they’re not wrong. I’ve now had three kids and from start to finish all have been totally different. Unfortunately from 25 weeks with Macy, I started dilating from the inside out (cervical funnelling). This meant I was on bed rest for a few weeks and had to take it easy for the rest of the pregnancy. Being on rest with two other...

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Skechers Silent Disco

Skechers Silent Disco

                  My kids, Olivia, Jack and I were recently part of a store opening for Skechers at Garden City in Brisbane. Skechers launched the store with a “Silent Disco”. Now I’d never heard of a silent disco but when they invited Liv and Jack to come, I knew it would be anything but “Silent”. The concept is, you put wireless headphones on and dance to the song...

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It’s a GIRL!!!!

It’s a GIRL!!!!

We are happy to announce we are expecting a baby girl in July!!!!   This is the first time we have found out the sex, although we didn’t need the Dr to tell us, Olivia has been convinced she is getting a baby sister from the beginning. We are all very excited but I definately think Jonathan has sprouted a few new grey hairs since finding out, especially when the Dr told us she had really long legs ha ha. I know that when the girls...

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Febrile Convulsions

Febrile Convulsions

Have you ever heard of them? I know I haven’t and neither had my family until Grand final week this year. Jonathan and I were in Melbourne for the week, it was the Thursday morning and while I was shopping in the city I got a phone call no parent want’s to get. It was my dad on the other end, he and my mum were looking after Jack at our home. Dad started with “the ambulance is here, Jack has had a little seizure.” My...

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