Life

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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more tests. more light.

Today we had another hearing test for Chiara at www.taralye.vic.edu.au. Taralye is the oral language centre for deaf children, and due to Chiara’s brain-injury and concerns around developing speech, we need to monitor via audiology and otology testing. This is our second visit, I recall taking Chiara there when she was about 7 months old, I didn’t feel […]

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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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gratitude

“Surround yourself with the dreamers and the doers, the believers and the thinkers, but most of all, surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don’t see it yourself.” – Edmund Lee There are three very special women whom I had the pleasure of catching up with last night. These […]

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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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love and loss

Before we became a part of the “special needs world”, I had no idea just how many families actually lost their child from a particular disability. Beforehand, I would read stories in the paper, or see something on the news from time to time. Yet now, it seems common place… being linked into many Facebook support […]

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