My low-carb experiment

It feels like the pressure to go low-carb has crept up on me by stealth over the past few months. I’ve clicked on links through to podcasts, articles, videos and books all showing how you can achieve perfect, flat-line blood sugars by eliminating carbs. Even if you’re an athletic, growing teenage boy! And you know…

Elly’s cookies vs Millie’s cookies: the snack battle continues

“Can we go to Millie’s Cookies?” asked the boys, when we in the midst of school shoe shopping hell. “Er, no,” I said. “They’re greasy, sugary and expensive.” “But they’re soooo good” pleaded the boys. “I’ll tell you what. When we get home I’ll bake some cookies, and you can have those.” Compromise agreed. I’ve…