Did you know that August is Happiness Happens month?  Well now you do! There is a website dedicated to this with some prompts on things you can do during the month of August. It is…

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The struggle to juggle is real!

The struggle to juggle is real!

Last week kicked my butt in so many ways. It felt like it was our first term of school EVER. I felt totally disorientated and like a fish out of water. I think it was…

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What is currently happening over here

What is currently happening over here

Who else let out a massive sigh of relief this morning as the kids all went back to the loving arms of their teachers? I know it is such a cliched thing to complain about…

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Bedtime Conversations

Bedtime Conversations

Emma spent 5 nights with my mother, she fell asleep on her own, in her own bed.  Now I know she can do it, even if she refuses to do it at home. Her and…

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Mixed signals we are sending our kids

Mixed signals we are sending our kids

Yesterday we went for a fun walk, it was just over 5km and pretty adventurous, considering we had Emma with us. The rain at the beginning of the week meant there was a lot of…

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10 Things You Need to Know

10 Things You Need to Know

When you have been blogging for as long as I have you start to think in blog posts. Every situation becomes a potential post, every product a potential review and every brand a potential partner.…

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How to survive Grade 4

How to survive Grade 4

I have said this before but I feel quite strongly about it so I will say it again. No one really prepares you for what happens after you kid is potty trained, sleeping through, can…

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40 for 40

40 for 40

I turned 40 last week and had planned to do this post then but I was recovering from the kids having their tonsils out then Cameron and I got sick and I can’t seem to…

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Perfection is in the chaos!

Perfection is in the chaos!

Have you ever wondered who decided what the perfect family would look like? Was it actually a mother? Or a father? Or an ad agency? Where did it start? It seems to me it is…

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Lessons learnt from my 4 year old

Lessons learnt from my 4 year old

Life hand out lessons everywhere doesn’t it. If we are open to them, we can learn something all the time. Having children is in itself a constant case of learning isn’t it? When you have…

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