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3 Ways To Make Your Home More Peaceful

3 Ways To Make Your Home More Peaceful

  Recently I watched a video where mums ‘aired’ their bad habits. Or more specifically described the type of mothers they believed they were. Unfortunately it was rather negative. What was the number one thing mums said they struggle with? (Can you guess??) Impatience. I was so surprised to hear how basically every mother said […]

SUGAR! I Love It, Do You?

SUGAR! I Love It, Do You?

  I have a huge sweet tooth and have always loved my sweets! Dessert is my favourite part of the meal. So why am I writing this article? Definitely not to put you off sweets or convince you to cut it out of your life in any way, but more to make you aware of […]

The Nasty Tummy Bug!

The Nasty Tummy Bug!

    Recently I was struck with a very nasty tummy bug. It was awful! The pain and cramping was very severe and it lasted a good two weeks. After a few tests came back clear, the doctors decided it was a secondary infection which had followed on from Gastro which the kids had the […]

Cutting Out The Chemicals In The Bathroom

Cutting Out The Chemicals In The Bathroom

  Last week, I shared some of the natural, synthetic-chemical-free products we’ve started using to clean our home. Today, we’re onto going chemical-free in the bathroom. Here are the natural toiletry alternatives we’ve swapped to so far:   Natural bar soap We used to use liquid hand “soaps” and body wash, but began to realize […]

Is Sleep Overrated?

Is Sleep Overrated?

  It is said that a sufficient amount of sleep is essential for one to operate. For many Mums though isn’t it true that we have to operate and function just the same regardless of how many hours of sleep we got last night? Whether you are feeding bub, changing wet bed sheets or singing a […]

Cutting Out The Chemicals When Cleaning

Cutting Out The Chemicals When Cleaning

  As I mentioned in my tomato sauce recipe post, we’ve been getting wary about synthetic chemicals in our food. That wariness also extends to the use of chemicals throughout the rest of our home. With a little bit of research, it’s not hard to find simple, natural and frugal alternatives for our cleaning and […]

Contraception And NFP Part One

Contraception And NFP Part One

  In the wake of recent discussions surrounding Natural Family Planning, I sat down with Dr Emma Vieira to look at the Catholic Church’s position on birth control, in all forms.   Dr Vieira, thank you so much for agreeing to talk with me on this issue. It is certainly a contentious and controversial one. […]

Yes, Children Too Can Offer Up Their Sickness!

Yes, Children Too Can Offer Up Their Sickness!

  The kids are sick. Again. The bugs keep hitting and those kids of ours keep getting sick. What can we do? Germs are passed, the bugs brew more easily in the colder weather. No one’s fault and not much we can do! Our whole family has unfortunately just been hit with a Gastro type […]

Mummy's Health Matters

Mummy’s Health Matters

  How often do we, as mums, let our health slide a little in preference to that of those around us, under our care? How often do we fail to look after ourselves because there’s so much else pressing on our time? If you’re like me, the answer is way too often. I have recently […]

I'll Have That Gluten Free Thanks!

I’ll Have That Gluten Free Thanks!

    I have been eating predominantly gluten free for a couple of years now. I do have gluten occasionally; this can be due to being polite when I am out at a friends house and served gluten or if I slip up and take a bite of my husbands garlic bread! Yet I do try to […]