How to make your own fairy garden

Quite a lot of fairy talk goes on in this household. I introduced a fairy door a few years ago and the girls have been obsessed with the magic of fairies ever since. They write letters to the fairies regularly leaving notes at their door riddled with questions. How big are you? How many of […] Read more…

homwork sucks

Dear Homework … You suck

Dear Homework I want to like you. I really want to like you. The first time my daughter brought you home, I was crazy excited. I remember hastily scanning through you to see what fun projects we’d work on together. I foolishly pictured my six-year-old and me sitting at the dinner table happily working through […] Read more…

Magical melon escape

We usually keep it local on the weekends. Swimming lessons on Saturday morning, followed by housework and a play at the park or pool Saturday afternoon. Sunday mornings are reserved for ironing and enjoying the kids’ company at home, or venturing to South Bank Parklands. Occasionally we mix things up, but for the most part […] Read more…

Love actually

Dave and I were just 23 when we met. I was quick to fall for his crooked smile, gentle eyes and his ability to entertain me with his ‘shit talk’. Our relationship was intense for the first few months, as most relationships are in your early twenties. Always the romantic, it didn’t take me long […] Read more…

happy new year

Hello 2017

Hellooo!!!! Happy New Year, everyone! I can’t believe it’s almost one month since I’ve written in this space. Boy, I’ve missed this ‘ol blog and all of you, but you know what? When I sat down to write my first post for 2017 I couldn’t think of what to write. I find when I stop […] Read more…

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