Sometimes I like to curl up in a ball

August 13, 2014

  And then no one can see me because I’m so small…Or that’s how the cheerful kid’s book about the baby wombat goes. But those lines always remind me of being depressed. I’ve been there too.   I was typing this and wondering WTF to write next when the phone rang and it was my […]

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Tips for visiting Sovereign Hill {sponsored}

August 13, 2014

  Have you ever been to Sovereign Hill? Because I grew up in Queensland it was a place I’d never been before. I went on some cool school excursions, but none as far as Victoria! And none where I could pan for gold.   School trip or not, we had a fantastic time. And we’ll […]

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Irrational dislike

August 11, 2014

  I know I’m pretty zen about mess and lots of people think that being school-free requires a load of patience, but I have a couple of things that I irrationally dislike. And they are things that pretty much make me a card-carrying member of the Fun Police. You know what I hate? BALLOONS.   […]

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So we hired a tutor…

August 8, 2014

  You know what one of my favorite parts of being school-free is? The fact that each of my children’s educations will be different. Just like them. There is no behind or ahead based on age and no right or wrong amount of information to immerse themselves in. BUT This does not mean that sometimes […]

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You know your part of a hippy-la-la circle of friends when…

August 5, 2014

    My pregnant belly cast painted by my friendsĀ  -“What are you going to do with your child’s placenta after they are born?” is a question that is as common as “when are you due?”. Eat it, bury it or get it made in to medicine are all pretty standard responses and you might […]

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This is Willow. She loves sharks.

July 28, 2014

  This kid.       Willow has always been what one would describe as “a handful”. She crawled at 4 months, walked a 10 months and was fully running and climbing (so much climbing) by her first birthday. Because of toddler Willow we had no handles on cupboards, a lock on the fridge and […]

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This week we were..

July 27, 2014

  So I started a Sunday thing, did it once and then went away and forgot all about it. Let’s try again shall we? But we’ve been away for a while so this “week” covers the last couple.   This week we were..   -At ballet a whole lot. Willow’s primary exam is at the […]

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Awkward

July 24, 2014

    I hope that this blog doesn’t give some sort of impression that I’m an always together kind of parent. If you read my twitter you’ll probably get a more accurate idea of just how much I wing it. And often stuff it up completely. Like yesterday….   Tannah was trying out netball for […]

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