Pranyama

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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Do you have 8 minutes to spare?

If so, relax and give yourself the gift of a relaxing meditation below. Loads more to come in the new year –  yay – watch this space! If there is one thing I have learnt from this special needs journey, is the importance of self-care… so that us mum’s, dad’s & carers can re-energise and continue […]

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Medical Meetings

Today we had a meeting with some medical specialists – CMV testing came back as negative, so we can now rule this out as a possible cause for the Polymicrogyria. – We are going to to some gene testing on Collagen 4A1 and Collagen 4A2, due to the Hemosiderin that was discovered on her MRI.   Sometimes after the hospital visits, feels […]

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A Yogic Perspective

Ancient teachings in a modern world.. The blessing of Pranyama – Full Yogic Breath after a big day at the hospital, followed by a deep Yoga Nidra or a flowing  Asnana that that helps me to feel grounded in my body and at ease with life. The gifts are plentiful in this incredible ancient practice. […]

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