iBlog Friday is our weekly roundup of Aussie bloggers. Send us your favourite post to [email protected] by midday each Thursday for your chance to win fabulous prizes. This week our bloggers take us through all the highlights and lowlights of their parenting adventure this past week, including
There has been a surprising amount of accusation levelled at me by both the old man and the teens about my mode of parenting recently.
The minute I am caught stalking, probing, over-organising, suffocating (NC’s words), or indeed ‘parenting’ (my words), NC starts making patronising whirring noises above my head.
Read the rest of Louisa's post here.
What went wrong? A number of things and all my doing I suspect! It was the placement on the coffee table for starters. Placed by my friend so my 1, 2 and 3 year olds, could get a good look. Can you see where this is going? I left the room every so briefly to attend to opening a bottle of wine a pressing matter and left my three girls admiring the gingerbread house with my single no kids on board friend "Nigella" and well let's just say she may have been a goddess in the kitchen but she was no super nanny.
Read the rest of Raychael's post here.
I love food and I think it is amazing how different countries develop different food tastes and trends, and I would love to share some of the different foods that you can find in America but you will not find in Australia. Some of these I love and others I am a bit unsure of! Here is my list of American food that we just don't get over here in Australia!
Read the rest of Tania's post here.
Stephanie Rogers of She Said What? invites us to join her on an important journey in her post On a scale of hungry and skinny to fat and miserable where am I?
I was reading The Body Issue, which is a wonderful series being published on The Invisible Princess. It got me thinking, my entire life has been spent somewhere along that continuum between hungry and skinny and fat and miserable. I have this socially constructed image in my head of what a beautiful person should look like. I need to challenge that once and for all.
Read the rest of Stephanie's post here.