Our week in photos – hipster lattes part two…

Welcome to Our Week in Photos. Our way of sharing our week and what we get up to with our family abroad and grandparents who like to keep up with our life and antics. We have had an interesting week. The teen finally got her diagnosis of asthma, which we had been expecting but was […]

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They don’t tell you about this in the parenting books.

I often say “they don’t tell you about this in the parenting books”. I think this is probably my motherhood quote and what sums up my parenting journey so far. It’s hard when you realize no matter hard you try, that you can’t always protect your kids. That sometimes you will get things wrong or […]

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Things that have made me happy this week

Life can be tough, but as my therapist says, there is always something to try and see in a good light. So welcome to Things That Have Made Me Happy this week. Sharing the good things amongst the tough and sometimes hamster wheel slog that life feels like. Another toughish week, but I think it’s […]

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Smiggle Express yourself and #justbeyou

*This is a collaborative post with Smiggle* We are big Smiggle fans in our family. The kids love to be able to go and spend their pocket money in-store, and will always try and persuade me to let them visit when we are in town and near our local store. I have to admit I […]

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Our week in photos 29/02/20 – hipster lattes

Welcome to Our Week in Photos. Our way of sharing our week and what we get up to with our family abroad and grandparents who like to keep up with our life and antics. We have had an interesting week. We have recovered from our mad DIY spurt of activity and the teenager’s bedroom looks […]

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Things that have made me happy this week.

Life can be tough, but as my therapist says, there is always something to try and see in a good light. So welcome to Things That Have Made Me Happy this week. Sharing the good things amongst the tough and sometimes hamster wheel slog that life feels like. This week has been hard. I am […]

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Pre & postpartum care with Natural Birthing Company

*This is a review post. I was kindly sent some items to try and share about* I feel very strongly that pre & postpartum care is very important for all mothers are there are things we can do to prepare ourselves for birth and afterward to help recover and heal. Birth doesn’t always go to […]

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Camp Beaumont – saving this working mum’s sanity.

*This is a review post. We were asked to review Camp Beaumont and share for this blog post* As a working parent, good childcare is vital, particularly during school holidays. I reduce my working hours slightly when we hit school breaks but I still do need to work. I also am not ashamed to admit […]

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Bribing reluctant bathers with Funatic Foam

*This is a review post. We were sent some items to share about* Bathtime is supposed to be fun and relaxing for kids. Or at least that’s what the parenting books say. Unfortunately for us, it’s not always the best time of the day. Fortunately, Funatic Foam has saved the day and makes it easier […]

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