Monthly Archives: September 2017

Alternative Therapy for Ongoing Pain Issues

Myotherapy practices are increasing in popularity across Australia. Compared to some other alternative medicine approaches, myotherapy involves a more scientific manual therapy approach to its treatment of pain in the body. Despite what some people think, myotherapy is not just massage! As research into injury management and rehabilitation progresses, the connection between pain and neurophysiology is deepening. It is here, where myotherapy’s previously unorthodox view that the body can experience pain from muscle tissue (rather …

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When Your Last Baby is No Longer a Baby

When Your Last Baby is No Longer a Baby

For many people, January is a time of new beginnings, however I always feel like September is that time for me. Summer is over and we move into a new school year and a new season of cooling weather and falling leaves. I always start September feeling inspired to do more, and my creativity seems to rekindle itself in Autumn for some reason. This September has been no different, and a lot has been happening …

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10 fun outdoor activities to do along the Surf Coast

After a long winter, Victorians are busting to get outdoors to enjoy the sunshine. Thankfully, the Surf Coast offers a plethora of experiences that allows you to enjoy the best of the outdoors in this picturesque part of the world. From family friendly activities in Geelong to adventures for adrenal junkies, we’ve got 10 fun outdoor experiences that will allow you to make the most of your time exploring the Surf Coast. Take a dive …

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The 8 Secrets To A Happy Marriage

The 8 Secrets To A Happy Marriage

What is it that makes a successful marriage? Every marriage is different and has different successes and challenges. For some marriages the challenge might balancing raising children with respective careers. For others it might be their husband’s insomnia or for some it might be that the wife seems permanently attached to her mobile phone – especially true of mummy bloggers.  However, before we all  get on the phone to Austin Kemp Divorce Solicitors we need …

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How to Throw a Costume Party on a Budget

How to Throw a Costume Party on a Budget

Costume parties are great fun for all ages, instantly setting a mood of revelry and excitement. Yet adding costumes on top of other decorations, food, drink and games can really add up. Whether you’re thinking of throwing a themed birthday party or a Halloween bash, use our tips to save money on your next costume party. 1. Get the timing right. No matter what type of party you’re throwing, if children are involved you should …

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Teaching Kids to Bake WITHOUT Making Cakes!

Teaching Kids to Bake WITHOUT Making Cakes!

As you’ll know if you read this blog (or The Keto Life) regularly, 2017 has been a year of lifestyle changes in our house, not just for Husband and I but for the girls, too. The summer was a bit of a lapse for us all, as we ate and drank what we wanted (which included a few too many Krispy Kreme doughnuts!) but now that school has started again we’re all trying to get …

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How to Pet-Proof Your Home

How to Pet-Proof Your Home

Having an elderly dog is not wholly unlike having a puppy in the challenges that it throws up. Chuck is now 14, which is the equivalent of being 85 in human years, and much like an 85 year old human, his faculties aren’t what they used to be. We were told at the beginning of the year that his heart was starting to fail and this week we’ve discovered that, thanks to a few years of …

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How Unique Are You?

How Unique Are You?

Me? Probably not very unique at all, to be honest. Blue eyes, mousy hair – I’m pretty ten a penny! My kids, on the other hand? A LOT more unique than me! Sausage has red hair, the least common hair colour in the world, and she’s super proud of it, too – our little Viking! BB not only has green eyes, she’s also got segmental heterochromia, making her a special little mutant – only 1% …

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Planning for School Holidays

Planning for School Holidays

Planning for school holidays- the stress-free way For kids, the six-week school holidays fly by in no time at all. For parents; they seem to drag on and on. It can be hard to keep the kids entertained during the summer school holidays. Everything seems so expensive with days out costing a small fortune and if you have to fit work in too, finding childcare can be a nightmare. All in all, the school holidays …

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Products We’ve Replaced with Natural Alternatives

Products We’ve Replaced with Natural Alternatives

Since having kids, I’ve been a lot more aware of what’s in the foods we eat, as well as the products we use around the home and on our bodies. Obviously, we want everything around us, including ourselves, to be as clean as possible, but I really worry about the ingredients used in toiletries, cleaning products and other stuff that we’re exposed to on a daily basis. Recently, I’ve been trying to replace some of …

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