Happy Birthday Ivan

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Horribly fuzzy and bright iphone photo from Saturday night after a bit too much sake and wine. Apologies. Ivan is holding the greenstone necklace we all pitched in to buy him. I was going to write a poem about how amazing Ivan is, but I stopped half-way through coz it was a bit lame. I’m sure he doesn’t want the …

Mixed Tape V2 – Pete

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Despite having a little girl who won’t sleep, leaving us as two zombie-like-barely-functioning-when-will-this-madness-end adults, we totally enjoyed the sun this weekend. It was seriously sunny. And the lack of sleep/2 glasses of wine on Saturday night left me feeling completely hungover and awful as we lay like two basking (hungover) cats in the sun on Bethell’s Beach on Sunday. We …

Baby rice.

Pamela Food, Parenthood 4 Comments

I just got a serious telling off from my doctor’s receptionist (his wife, who is also a nurse). She called to discuss Mika’s upset tummy and asked me what I was feeding her. My response: Breast milk and baby rice. She asked: Baby rice? From a packet? I said: Yes. From a packet. She was horrified. Do I not have …

Hump Day Links

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It’s official! This little girl can fly! And she’s actually the only one of us that has a NZ passport, how cool is that? Happy hump day – here’s some cool stuff to see you through the rest of the week. — Some excellent advice and ideas on what to feed your baby and your toddler. Freelancer? Win a one …

Let us live longer

Pamela Detox, Food, Live Longer 2 Comments

Grains will kill you or maybe they’ll make you live longer. Sugar will make you fat, but only a certain type of sugar. Soy is a good dairy alternative – but be careful because it can be dangerous for women. Coffee is a great natural stimulant – but it’s also an addictive drug. Eggs are bad for you – but …