RSSArchive for June, 2014

Decadent Butterscotch Brownies

Decadent Butterscotch Brownies

  These all in one butterscotch brownies are one of the best brownies I have ever made. Their crispy crust and gooey inside makes them irresistible!  

Saint Thomas - Saint Of The Week

Saint Thomas – Saint Of The Week

  Saint Thomas of India Feast: 3rd July Patronage: Architects, India Saint Thomas was one of the twelve apostles. Some call him “doubting Thomas”. I know personally I can really relate to Thomas. It’s tough believing and trusting God sometimes, yet with his help (only) we can be strengthened and believe in the unseen. Although […]

Gospel Reflections: Feast Of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

Gospel Reflections: Feast Of Saint Peter and Saint Paul

AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS Recorded Homily, Sunday 29th June 2014: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. “Feast Of St Peter and St Paul”

In Awe Of Single Mothers

In Awe Of Single Mothers

  Single mothers I take my hat off to you. I don’t know how you manage, though I know you must, to raise children on your own. I mean, I’ve spent the last couple of weeks feeling a bit like a single mother because my hubby has been working long hours, 6 days a week, […]

Parenting An Eccentric Child

Parenting An Eccentric Child

  This article has been a long time coming but the problem has always been how I would go about tackling this issue. You see this article is about the situation you find yourself in when you come to realise that your child is not quite like other kids. Master 6 is my eldest child […]

What You NEED To Know About Food Allergies

What You NEED To Know About Food Allergies

  One of the problems with food allergies is actually the confusion created by the term allergic. Some people might claim to be ‘allergic’ to a particular food but that could mean that it simply doesn’t agree with them or that they suffer from life threatening anaphalxis and unless they specify you could be in […]

Gospel Reflections: Body And Blood Of Christ

Gospel Reflections: Body And Blood Of Christ

AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS Recorded Homily, Sunday 22nd June 2014: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. “Corpus Christi”

Babywearing Part One - Soft Structured Carriers

Babywearing Part One – Soft Structured Carriers

  In part one of the series we will be looking at “Soft Structured Carriers” (SSC). I’ve set this first in the series, because these types of carriers are the most well known and can be found in most baby stores. They can be used from newborn, most of the time (sometimes needing a newborn […]

Postpartum Pests

Postpartum Pests

  Congratulations, you’re a mum! You made it through the gruelling, excruciating process of labour and childbirth but, guess what? It’s not over! Here are some of the postpartum symptoms you may experience: In the first few days Episiotomy pain – whether your tore or had an episiotomy that wound is going to hurt for […]

Faith In The Family: A Handbook For Parents - Book Review

Faith In The Family: A Handbook For Parents – Book Review

The authors provide ‘Points to Ponder’ for each topic as well as useful suggestions for activities and practical application in family life.   The questions were asked by children aged between seven and eleven but resemble those asked by children of all ages.  The authors drew on their experience in the parish-based Faith in the […]