How to juggle, without dropping everything

This is not meI’m a planner. I like things organised. My family calls me anal retentive. I prefer the term “highly organised”. Ok, there’s probably a bit of OCD in there too.

Work has gotten a lot busier for me recently, so I’ve had to turn up the level of organisation at home. Along with the level of organisation, the levels of craziness kind of increase too. Continue reading

Same same but different

Our boys are like two peas in a pod to look at. The moment our youngest was born, both my husband and I commented on how much he looked like his brother – they could be twins, just born five years apart.

Looking at baby photos of both of them, I struggle to tell them apart. Continue reading

Help a mum in need and donate nappies

Help a mum in need

Initially formed by a group of mums in 2013 who had some leftover, unused nappies, The Nappy Collective has grown across Australia and to date, has collected over 473,000 nappies and  redistributed them to families in need.

How amazing is that!?

I am always blown away by the drive of people to make a difference, and how something so simple like spare clean nappies can truly help someone. Continue reading

How trying to channel Martha Stewart was a failure

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I have two boys; my eldest is six, and takes birthdays very seriously.

Months before his actual birthday, there are discussions involving themes for the party, the type of cake he would like, and who he would like to invite. For his birthday this year, he would like me to make his cake in the shape of the millennium falcon from Star Wars… Let’s see if that works out, particularly when I reflect on my other attempts at birthday cake creations. Continue reading