Another chapter closes…but I’m grateful

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As I stood choking back tears, watching my second born settle in to his first day of school, another mother looked at me and said, “at least you’ve still got two at home.” She’s not wrong. I do. But with each change, each chapter that ends, the dynamics of the house change forever. Never again will today be like tomorrow. … Read More

Why having three kids, is harder than one!

Brothers

My dear husband said something to me the other day, that got me all fired up. We were discussing the imminent arrival of our fourth child, when he mentioned that someone had asked whether it was harder to have more than one child. His réponse? “Having three kids, is no different to having one.” That’s when I lost it. Let … Read More

Stress less parenting

kids on the dog bed

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

COOL ways to store your kid’s artwork

Gus loves his painting

Ok, I know I’m not alone here. Hands up who feels like they are slowly becoming a hoarder with the amount of kid’s artwork flooding the home? Since Gus started kindergarten we have been inundated. It’s beautiful and I love it, but the fridge has no more real estate! So I started doing a bit of investigative work about the … Read More