Why You Need a Symptom Diary for your Hashimoto’s

Why You Need a Symptom Diary for your Hashimoto’s

The 6 P’s for Working Well with your Doctor: Part 1 – The Symptom Diary   In the first two posts about getting organised to make living with chronic illness easier, I spoke about keeping track of medications and making them a bit more palatable to...
Hearty Asian Noodle Soup

Hearty Asian Noodle Soup

This noodle soup is an absolute favourite in our house. We would have it at least once a week – year round! I make a big pot of stock / bone broth (get the recipe here) every weekend which gives us about 3 litres to get us through the week. In winter, my kids...
How to Get Your Kids to take their Medications

How to Get Your Kids to take their Medications

Despite the fact that my girls are now 10 and 13, neither of them can swallow tablets or capsules yet. If this is the case in your family, make sure you let your doctor or natural medicine practitioner know as some forms of medications and supplements are available in...
Homemade Chicken Stock (Bone Broth)

Homemade Chicken Stock (Bone Broth)

Chicken stock, or bone broth, is an absolute staple in our family.   I make a big pot of it on the weekend, and by Friday it has pretty much disappeared.  We use the stock/broth in lots of ways.  Being winter, my girls will often take some in a thermos for their...
Are You Drowning in Overwhelm?

Are You Drowning in Overwhelm?

Ever feel like you are drowning in everything you have to do? Sometimes caring for a child with a chronic illness (or even yourself for that matter) can feel like a full time job. The amount of paperwork that you have to deal with, and things you have to remember to...