Travel art for bigger kids

October 15, 2014

Disclaimer-all the Micador art supplies in this post were gifted.     Tomorrow is the big day. We are off on a three week adventure in the caravan. We always take some kind of art with us when we go away. ¬†ALWAYS. But now the kids are bigger we can expand past simply stickers and […]

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To-do

October 14, 2014

  We leave in less than 48 hours. A 3 week road trip with the caravan that will see us in Halls Gap, Adelaide, Robe and Warrnambool. In those 3 weeks we will attend a home ed camp, go to a wedding, do some touristy stuff and I have 6 new books on my kindle. […]

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So you want to move to Melbourne

October 1, 2014

  I moved to Melbourne in 2001. I guess I’m pretty local now. The first few years were tricky and sometimes I’m still reminded that I live her but I’m not FROM here. Melbourne is one awesome place to live. The best city in the world, or so they say. I certainly love it and […]

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My favorite time of year

September 24, 2014

  It’s no secret that I miss living where I grew up, where my family is. If things were different I’d live there if I could. There are a million reasons, but a big one is the weather. I’m not good in the cold and I hate the short days of winter here in Victoria. […]

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Live Louder

September 22, 2014

  A while ago I had a few emails in a row that rocked my confidence to blog. Why? Because they were filled with rage at the audacity for how much I love my life and with disbelief at how I could possible like myself. In short HOW VERY DARE YOU. They pointed out my […]

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So they grow.

September 18, 2014

We all know the big milestones. Baby’s first word, Baby’s first steps, when they toilet train or sleep through the night. But we reached a pretty massive milestone recently that doesn’t seem to rate a mention.   Harper can plug herself into her carseat. All I have to do now is open the door and […]

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How feminism influences my parenting

September 17, 2014

    Of course I’m a feminist. I believe that women deserve the same rights as men. Who doesn’t? I’m also a mother to three daughters. Wanting them to not be disadvantaged because of their sex has absolutely ¬†made me a more passionate feminist. And there a few things I have made definite effort with […]

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Time.

September 9, 2014

  A question came up recently on the Simple Homeschool Facebook page asking “how has homeschooling changed your life for the better?” I have loved reading the responses and my own was quick to come to mind.   We have time.     More time together. More time to hang out with friends. More time […]

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