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 friends  -“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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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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July 22, 2014

  Remember when you have a baby (or before) and you know everything about the stages ahead of you? ME TOO.  I remember once sprouting some garbage out of my inexperienced mouth about how the term “tween” was simply created by corporations to make you buy more. I rabbited on about how the ages of […]

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Own it.

July 18, 2014

  In the last 12 months it happened. There wasn’t a magical day or goal that I met but slowly the feeling crept in. I am confident in my ability to raise these kids. And I like how we’re doing it. Do you know what the main factors in this were? It happened when I […]

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What not to say to a literal kid

July 16, 2014

    Harper is many awesome things. She’s also very very literal in what she hears and says. It can make for sometimes tricky conversations and often amusing misunderstandings.   Here are a few things I have discovered get a little lost in translation and that you probably shouldn’t say to a literal child.   […]

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