Kids, Cows and Surprising Attention Spans

Last Friday, I was invited to Chippie’s kindergarten to speak to a bunch of four- and five-year-old kids about the dairy industry, dairy foods and our adventure a few months back, where we were treated to a Legendairy Experience. Having once been a four or five-year-old, and possibly not having…

Who're you listening too – Cooking Advice

I really wanted to share this on the Real Mums Blog – but it’s currently undergoing a facelift, amongst other things. I’m also not sure how much information I’m technically allowed to divulge at the moment but, meh, whatever 🙂 One of my many talents, as you are all well…

Parent Helper Dangers

Last week, I was invited to speak to the grade 2/3/4 class – Godzilla’s classroom – about food and “being well”. It is a subject I love, love, love (food AND health; two of my passions, and not necessarily in the same subject content either :)) and one I am…

"Dark and Comic" Through Adversity

GAH! What a crap couple of days! We all have them. We will all continue to have them. Such is life. (Is it just me, or does anyone else feel stabby when someone else says that to them???? Excuse me whilst I go and punch someone …) Whilst I was…

Buy My Book! A Guide to Bad Mothering

The Favourite Uncle is supposed to be coming over for lunch today. It is his birthday, so we killed some time and managed to avoid the constant “What time is our Favourite Uncle coming over?” by smattering it with a bit of “But I don’t want to help you make…