Archive of ‘Mummy’ category

OMG! We’re going on a holiday without kids!

In less than two days’ time, Dave and I will be packing up our bags to head over to New Zealand … without kids. I repeat. We are going to New Zealand without kids for five days. We are leaving the country … without kids … for five days … just the two of us. […] Read more…

Goodbye Disney Princess

She told us the other day that she’s too old for her Disney Princess bike. Seven-year-olds are too old for princess bikes, didn’t you know? In fact, seven is waaaay too old for any kind of princess paraphernalia at all. This is coming from the little girl, who wore a princess costume nearly every day […] Read more…

A letter to my five-year-old

To my darling five-year-old Sometimes when we chat over a chocolate milkshake at our favourite café, I forget that you’re my five-year-old daughter. We chat like old friends, you and I. From the weather to make up application, accessories, and your aspiration to be an ‘ice cream seller’, we get lost in conversation. My little […] Read more…

Cinderella Fame Theatre Company

Win a family pass to Cinderella

The kids (and my daughter’s teacher) tell me there’s just nine school days left until the holidays here in Brisbane. Eek!! Is it just me or did this term zoom past? I’m working my usual hours over the holidays, which means I will have just one free day per week with the girls. The girls […] Read more…

Lake Tekapo ice skate

A letter to my seven-year-old

To my darling seven-year-old We awoke at the same time on your seventh birthday. With the late sunrise and block-out blinds in New Zealand, it was easy to sleep in. As we ran into each other on our way to the bathroom, you gave me a smile that made my heart melt. You nestled into […] Read more…

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