33 Quotes about Motherhood and Parenting

33 Quotes about Motherhood and Parenting

Here are some great quotes about motherhood and parenthood. Because being a parent is hard. And wonderful. And funny. And infuriating. And sometimes you just need to know that others are feeling the same as you. Quotes about motherhood and parenting There’s no way to...
Big gift ideas for your 21-year-old son

Big gift ideas for your 21-year-old son

When your baby boy turns 21, he’s at an age where Transformers and football shirts just aren’t cool enough anymore! He’s no longer a teenager but a man now, and has reached a very special age which requires a big gift. This should be something that...
Back to School Budgeting Top Tips

Back to School Budgeting Top Tips

Back To School Budgeting Tips It’s school holiday time! And while your kids enjoy 2 weeks away from school, it will be gone before you know it which leads to the other problem parents face during school holidays…. back to school shopping. Now, you may not...
No Mum Left Behind – We All Need A Mama Tribe

No Mum Left Behind – We All Need A Mama Tribe

Becoming a mum is generally one of life’s greatest experiences. However, it can also be an extremely isolating one. Once upon a time, we all lived a stones throw away from our families and friends and kids were brought up in villages and tribes with help readily...
Busy Mums – Why you should take a breather

Busy Mums – Why you should take a breather

As a mother to three amazing little monkeys, my oldest having just turned 3 in March and my youngest now 6 months, we have become very busy in our lovely homestead. As you can imagine I have been learning the wonderful lesson of Time Management. Mainly, don’t...
Common Problems and Solutions for New Step-Parents

Common Problems and Solutions for New Step-Parents

Becoming a step-parent can be one of the most amazing, yet most challenging things you will ever experience. It can be tough to settle into a new role as a step-parent, but once you have ridden out the tough times, it is worth every moment of sacrifice. There are many...
THE QUESTIONS KEEP COMING, Blah Blah Blah

THE QUESTIONS KEEP COMING, Blah Blah Blah

You might look at your life and think, Yep, I’m pleased with what I’m doing. Others, however, have a different view: family, friends, colleagues – all the people closest to us, and even some dinner-party acquaintances, all have Questions. Lots and lots of...
Pollyanna

Pollyanna

At the risk of coming off all Pollyanna, I really am feeling incredibly grateful for the life we are blessed with in this country, this town, this house, this week. Sure, we have questionable politicians, the economy is still a bit wobbly, and there is always a...
Five Tips for Cooking Dinner with A Kid Around Your Legs

Five Tips for Cooking Dinner with A Kid Around Your Legs

They say that tidying the house with kids around the house is like boiling water in a sieve. This is true. Also true is that cooking a nutritious, wholesome meal with one or more small people around is like herding cats. We are constantly bombarded with information...