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How to deal with change

Change is something that is often so hard to get your head around, but how could we possibly grow without it?? I’ve had to deal with quite a lot of change in my life.  Some of it has been huge, like moving to England with my family when I was only a pre-teen, and then […] Read more…

How to be a great mum

This is quite an ambiguous title because I actually have no idea what the answer is!! I’ve been thinking a lot about motherhood recently and in particular what kind of mother I am?? Am I just a mother or is there more to it (and me) than that?? After diving head first into a blogging […] Read more…

A month of moments LOVE Instagram!

Life during the school term is really just a series of moments.  Routines are in full swing and I always seem to be rushing around with a never ending to-do list.  Here are just a few (ok, quite a few) of my favourite moments from the last month.  They’re all taken from my Instagram account […] Read more…

What to do with gardening leave?

Over the last couple of weeks Mr D and I  have been literally attacking the back yard (ok, well mostly Mr D – I’ve been supervising)!!  Even though we still live in a rented property I just can’t help getting attached to them.  Mr D has been very cautious about putting too much ‘investment’ (especially […] Read more…

My FIRST night camping!

Not a great photo I know, but I didn’t have room for my camera! Firstly lets just have a look at the tent!! Remember I told you have much I wanted a Teepee Tent.…well here it is.  Isn’t it pretty??  It may look like I’ve got my own way (maybe I did just a little) […] Read more…

A Sydney Summer 2013/14

Today is officially the first day of Autumn for us in the Southern Hemisphere.  I feel a little sad that summer is over and Sydney is doing her very best today to rub salt in the wound.  It’s grey, dull, raining cats and dogs and all round miserable out there – oh and not to […] Read more…

Never judge a mother!

What is it about parenting or in particular, mothering, that gets some people so heated and to some extremes ‘over opinionated’ and judgemental?? Master J showed me a tiny little sore on the back of his leg a couple of days ago and it looked like a small blister.  He wasn’t too bothered by it […] Read more…

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