Why am I always rushing?

Why am I always rushing

I'm planned, well organised, know what I want to achieve - but why do I often feel like I am rushing? Rushing to make it to pick up one of the kids from training or getting to a meeting only just on time or just from task to task on my to do list. While I will talk more about it a post later this … [Read more...]

Balancing the needs of the kids

Balancing the needs of the kids

As with a number of posts recently, this topic today is inspired by feedback from the blog annual survey. In the section of the survey where I asked readers if they had a question for me, there were a number of questions around the theme of balancing the kids' needs, like this: How do you … [Read more...]

Non technology related school holiday activities for the kids to do at home

Non techno activities for kids

As noted in my post late last year I was thrilled by the volume of questions people were leaving for me in the annual survey and I will be answering some of the more common questions through out 2105. This question below seemed particularly timely as in Australia we are in the middle of our long … [Read more...]

Nasty chemical of the month: Polyethylene glycols


This post first appeared on the ecostore blog. Polyethylene glycols (PEGs) are found in a range of commonly-used products like makeup, skincreams, sunscreen lotion, toothpaste, baby products and flowing hand soap. These chemicals can be used as surfactants, which let detergents spread and wet, … [Read more...]