Month: April 2015

Mental Health

My Journey to Liking Myself

My journey to liking myself hasn’t been an easy one I spent my teens and early twenties hiding behind an inebriated party persona, but scratch the surface and there was a little girl inside me crying over the fact that she never got to be a kid. That she always had to be the brave […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Do You Want to be a Better Parent?

I’ve made no secret here on the blog that my eldest daughter is a terrible sleeper, and often presents us with very challenging behaviour. My hubby and I have read numerous books, blogs and websites over the years in the hope of becoming better parents. In the hope that the knowledge they impart will put […]

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Unsugar Coated Motherhood

Top Tips for Surviving the Witching Hour

The time between my kids finishing their tea and falling asleep is often fraught in our house. With the needs of three children to meet all at once it can get very hairy indeed, and this week has been a shocker. When friends ask me how I hold it together, I tell them truthfully that […]

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Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Video: How to Make Natural Mouthwash

To make this natural mouthwash you will need Equipment – 2 clean 500ml bottles – a jug – a long spoon or stick for stirring Ingredients – 1l freshly boiled water – 1 tbsp sea salt – 10 drops of natural tea tree oil – 15 drops of natural peppermint oil Here’s how to make […]

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paleo flatbread
Food: Paleo Recipes and Gut Health

Super Yum Paleo Flatbread (Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

This paleo flatbread is ridiculously easy to make, all three kids love it, and I have to say it’s pretty tasty. Seriously, what’s not to like? Regular readers will know that my family follow a grain free (or Paleo) diet. For the most part it is absolutely fine, but every now and then I’ll get […]

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