What about that cup of tea?

Written by: Dianne Edmonds Posted on 29 Aug 2011 0

I remember some years back when my children were both younger, my brother saying to me “Are you going to make that cup of tea?” I would keep going to the kettle, continually re-boiling it but never following through to the stage of actually making the cuppa.

Take time for me

Written by: Dianne Edmonds Posted on 29 Aug 2011 1

I have a picture clock made by my son at school last year which says “Make time for me”. I am wondering though, as a mother, should I also consider “Take time for me”. As mothers or mothers to be, we know that time is precious, but then again so are we. Twice today have I spoken with key mothers who I know, and talked about the importance of giving ourselves time and attention, in a...

Lori Forner 1/06/2013 1:14:13 PM Hi Dianne!

I am a physio in here in Brisbane and deal mostly now with Women's Health-related patients. I heard about Dr Gottfried's book a short while ago and it's on my to-read list! I love the tiara idea! I think it's so important for any postnatal mom, whether new or 9 1/2 yrs later, to take time out for themselves. We don't do it enough. Even to eat - I tend to catch myself eating standing up or on the run :)

Thank you so much for your blogs, I really enjoy them and I advise my patients to read them as well.


Dianne 10/04/2013 3:53:21 PM Thanks very much Fiona!

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Onpreeya 8/02/2013 2:14:55 PM yes, i am pregnant now 36 weeks aclltuay and months and months before i found out i was pregnant i reckon i took about 30 odd tests, every 2-3 weeks as i was desperate to fall pregnant and had no symptoms the first time i fell pregnant till about 20 weeks so i knew i wouldn't be able to tell from my body changing. Anyway just be patient and don't waste as much money as i did on tests if it's meant to be it will beReferences :