Random acts of kindness. You don’t seem to hear much about them these days. All the news we seem to hear is about atrocities, terror, disasters, corruption. Can we change this, please? Continue reading
After a typically exasperating evening with the toddler, filled with delightful behaviour like throwing cutlery across the dinner table, narrowly missing his brother, I was fighting the urge to swear under my breath and roll my eyes.
And then I saw something that made me giggle, and realise we’re not the only one who deal with toddlers, and their delightful quirks. Continue reading
What is it with this time of year? Everyone is exhausted and cranky. We’re trying to tick all those jobs off our lists in time for Christmas and school holidays. Lots of pressure. But we know that when it actually gets to school holidays and Christmas, we’re going to be so over it all, we won’t enjoy the time properly.
We’d all rather prefer to hide in a cupboard somewhere with a jar of nutella and a spoon, or a great big glass of red. Or maybe both…. Continue reading
We are all busy. Running around, from here to there trying to get a million things done. All this running around takes its toll, and throw in some stress, and our skin starts to look not as crash hot as it should. Plus we’re tired and probably don’t look after ourselves as well as we should, right?
Like most parents, we probably don’t have the elaborate skin routine that we should have. If I remember to exfoliate my face when I’m in the shower, it’s likely to be a blue moon. And changing over the blade in my razor? Pfff. Disposable razors last for six months, don’t they?
Well, I recently discovered a fab little skin product that has made a difference. And even better – it is Aussie made 🙂 Continue reading
But I find by the end of the year, everyone is so exhausted, I don’t want to make plans for huge, amazing things as I know we’ll all just be a) too tired b) too busy, or c) don’t care because of a) and b). But there are a few things we have managed to start and continue as a family tradition. Continue reading
It’s been a while since I sat down at my laptop and tapped away. “Therapeutic typing” is how I referred to blogging. Some moments of time snatched away from the everyday stuff that always needs to be done, and refocused on me.
Maybe that’s where I have gone wrong. Not focusing on me. Continue reading
I’m burnt out and fed up.
I need a break.
And somehow, the kids just know I’m at breaking point… Continue reading