Last week I watched Foreign Correspondent’s Globesity documentary and it scared the sh*t out of me for children in poorer countries, such as Mexico, Latin America and India. And, as often happens, it renewed my determination to feed my kids the healthiest diet I can possibly muster. So starting this week I’m overhauling my lunchbox menu and re-focusing my energy. Here’s what I’m starting with.
The Denver, Colorado Batman shooting last night not only shocked and revolted the world as yet another horrific spree killing unfolded, but – as a side issue – perfectly illustrated the problem faced by newspapers in a digital world. How does old technology compete with the new?
Girls as young as six aspire to be sexy. A recent US study may have unlocked WHY they want to be sexy. And better yet, they may have some ideas that work to protect our daughters from precocious sexualisation.
My gorgeous little sister is pregnant and I have been hunting high and low for the perfect maternity gift for her. She’s working on bringing her second baby into the world and is stubbornly refusing to reveal the gender. Again. So it makes buying for her and bub that much harder! Then magic fairies brought Shop4MumandBub.com.au to my attention!
This piece from The West Wing speaks to me on several levels. I find those who slavishly follow the bible, as though its every word is truth, bothersome. Lots of people do, I think. Like lots of others, I find those who cunningly misrepresent themselves also bothersome. That’s why this segment resonates with so many. Continue reading