It is hard for me to focus on anything other than the floods in Queensland, Australia today. I’ve read that approximately 75% of the State is in a state or emergency. The areas hardest hit by the latest floods are places that I grew up in. The city of Toowoomba sits on top of The… Read More The Flood Crisis in Queensland, Australia
Our son is 7 and had been begging us to let him play Flag Football for over a year now. He was diagnosed with Aspergers a little over 6 months ago and has been making great progress with his therapies so I was hesitant to rock the boat and make any changes. But both my husband and… Read More How To Teach Flag Football to a 7 yr old with Aspergers
I would like each and everyone of you who read this post to consider putting down your phone whilst you are in the car. If you text, email, vlog or surf the net whilst driving you are putting yourself and those around you in danger. Don’t be mistaken, this is not just a teen problem. Research… Read More Texting Whilst Driving…. Is It Worth Losing Your Life Over?
Today, January 7th 2011 my Nana finally let go this morning at 10am Sydney time. It may sound weird but I feel happy that she is now at peace. Her life has been 6 weekly doctors visits for over 22 years and for the past approximately 5 years she has been fighting multiple myeloma. Since Christmas… Read More RIP Ivy Margaret Wasley ‘Nana’
Today is Day 5 of the Blog Dare challenge and I am very pleased with myself as I have kept up with the challenge. Todays optional prompt for the dare is, Why Did I Start Blogging? It’s been quite a long time since I started blogging and I haven’t always been consistent so it took me… Read More Why Did I Start Blogging?
I got an email today and I think it’s really important to share this today. It’s about Cleaning for a Reason. They offer a FREE housecleaning service to women undergoing chemotherapy in the USA and Canada. If you know any woman currently undergoing chemotherapy for ANY type of cancer, please pass the word to her that… Read More Free Housecleaning for Women Undergoing Chemotherapy
If you ask my husband I don’t have a morning routine, and he’s sort of right. After 18 months of being at home between contracts I got into a bad habit of sleeping in. Our could it be that my body stayed on Sydney time when I moved to California? I do prefer my day to run 5… Read More My Morning Routine… Or Lack Thereof
So you’ve seen the ads and you’re probably wondering if these rocking shoes are worth all the fuss and the money. I got a pair a few months ago at a Kohls sale and I have to say I like mine. Skechers Shape Ups have a thick rocking sole which has been ideal for my feet. I have… Read More Skechers Shape-Up Sneakers
I have never been a big one for New Years Resolutions. This year I sat down with the kids and discussed what a Resolution was and what they would like to be different in our house in 2011. I was surprised at how quickly they came up with ideas and also how willing they were… Read More New Years Resolutions – 2011