Acceptance

everything looks different now..

I tried to find something that hadn’t changed, something that since Chiara’s diagnosis, still felt relatively the same. Yet I didn’t get far, truth is everything looks different now. That’s probably because everything is different. I can’t look at a pregnant woman, or a new family, or a tiny weeny baby without seeing something so […]

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it all ends with grace

it all began with a 20 week scan I knew this early on, that things weren’t going to plan. our new little baby had a right club-foot  and operations, splints & casting would be all it took, to fix her cute foot deformity and try and bring back some normality. the royal childen’s hospital soon […]

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balance

Yep – this picture sum’s up the past two years! Funambulism! the art of walking along a thin wire or rope. Not surprising that it’s commonly associated with the circus, which could be an analogy for our parenting gig this time around 😉 Balance: an even distribution of weight enabling someone or something to remain upright and […]

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our giant leap of faith

What does sky-diving, Hindu Mythology and Yoga have to do with Chiara and her diagnosis? everything it seems 😉 I was driving along Punt Road on the weekend when I noticed 7 skydivers floating down from the sky underneath their parachutes. I wondered where they would land safely amongst tall city buildings and crazy Punt […]

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the smiling yogini

A spot of Yoga on a Friday afternoon ?? ‪#‎smilingyoginii‬ ‪#‎yogaforthespecialchild‬ ‪#‎increasingprana‬ ‪#‎shakti‬ “I am peace, I am joy, I am love, I am light. I have a beautiful light inside my heart that was given to me when I was born. And because of this light, I am not afraid of anything or anyone. Om Shanti Om Shanti […]

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self care ♥ self love

“I choose to show up for my highest possible potential” How do we show up every single day, especially at times when we feel completely exhausted? As I write this, I am k.o’d with the flu. Naturally my body has decided to take a stance and I have taken all the right steps to help […]

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Pure Love

Love when Chiara sleeps so peacefully.. resting & rejuvenating. During her waking hours her nervous system is in over-drive from the cerebral palsy, her muscles constantly switched on tight putting so much extra strain on her little body. So in these moments, as her body let’s go, I literally feel her whole being release and […]

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Nana’s prophecy..

We have been busy in the world of Chiara. The IAHP program is ticking along, we are gathering all the information for the Interim Report which is exciting.  We have also reignited other brain development therapies over the past few weeks, such as NAET sessions, which are wonderfully explained in Kristen Morrisons book ‘Naturally Better […]

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