Why my idea of PLAY might be different to yours

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As my children get older, I’m realising one thing. As parents, our views of what is “play” can be very, very different. We all start out with a blank canvas but maybe our own experiences as children, effect the way we chose to raise our own. From the get-go I decided I would be less of a helicopter parent and … Read More

When you have a bolter on your hands

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I’m currently sporting a lovely case of chafe in my groin area…and I fully blame my two year old. Too much information? Or just the information you need when dealing with a two-nado. Because that’s what my darling Billy is. One whirlwind of a barrel of energy that uses every single opportunity in his life to run away from me. … Read More

To my dear Billy on your second birthday

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Dearest Billy boy I can’t quite believe you have been a part of our family for two years. It feels like life before you, never was. You were born, and you were there, almost like you had always been. Over the last year you have developed quite the cheeky personality. You live without fear, on the edge, about to jump, … Read More

My interview with Mister Maker

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When I was first told I would be interviewing Mister Maker, I was pretty excited. I mean in the world of pre-schoolers, he’s kind of the Taylor Swift, am I right? And I was so pleased when it turned out, he was just as nice, and equally as passionate about his craft (see what I did there?) as Tay-tay! So … Read More

Stress less parenting

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When people ask me “how I do it” with three children, under school age, home 90% of the time, I give the same answer; “I have extremely low standards.” They laugh and say, “no, really, how do you do it?” But my answer is the truth, and I’m here today to explain exactly what I mean. When I had Angus, … Read More

Being sick with kids SUCKS

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Right now I’m battling one hell of a sore throat and snuffly nose. Sounds like nothing a ‘normal’ person couldn’t handle, right? But I’m here to tell you I’m no normal person. You see, I am a person, for whom three little, one big and one hairy creature, relies on. The hairy one being the dog, if you might’ve needed … Read More

Am I too REAL for you?

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I met up with some friends in the park this morning and the conversation turned to my videos. One of my friends said that she had showed another friend my video blogs and that friend’s reaction was concern. Concern for my wellbeing. Luckily my friend assured her friend that I am totally, 100% fine (hopefully she believed her!!) but it … Read More

Winter warming beef barley broth!

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I made this yummy soup for the family last night and to my absolute shock, everyone ate it! Even the fussy one!!!!!!!! That’s a total win in my book and one that I had to share with you. Plus who doesn’t need a delicious, easy go-to recipe for the cooler months? So without anymore blabbing on, here it is! I … Read More

13 reasons I LOVE raising boys!

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I’ve been a mum of boys for over 5 years now. It’s not something I ever imagined. Like, when I was a kid I never thought “when I grow up I’m going to have three sons.” I have never been very sporty (uncoordinated is a fairer term), I only began to follow footy when I met my husband, I like … Read More