Please don’t support death by firing squad in my name …

mum and karen

I wrote this post a few days ago. I've been sitting on it, unsure of whether to hit publish, because, man - so many feelings. All o' dem feels, ya know? There's just a couple of things that bother me about some of the things being said about the situation with the Bali … [Want to read some more?..]

Win VTech Toys this Summer

GRAPHIC SHOWING VTECH TOYS

#notsponsoredjustlove It's no secret that I love VTech toys. They're just so robust - and educational ... but mainly robust. With four kids here, I need toys that are built to last, because you just never know when said toy will become a missile launched off a balcony, or … [Want to read some more?..]

Please don’t support death by firing squad in my name …

mum and karen

I wrote this post a few days ago. I've been sitting on it, unsure of whether to hit publish, because, man - so many feelings. All o' dem feels, ya know? There's just a couple of things that bother me about some of the things being said about the situation with the Bali … [Want to read some more?..]

So, Andy got BITTEN BY A SNAKE!

Snake in natural habitat (Dolichophis caspius)

You can't put much more 'Straya' into your Australia Day than waking up in hospital with a snake bite injury. Seriously, you can not make this shit up. Here's what happened ... Just after lunch on Sunday, Andy was heading down to the pool to throw in some salt, a pretty … [Want to read some more?..]

He’s ready, I’m not …

Duke 1st Day at Care

I'm not going to lie, Duke has pretty much raised himself. The fourth, and final, instalment in my 'from the womb' series simply hasn't needed too much of me. Duke strutted out into the world as if he had always been here, and thinking back, I find it hard to remember a time … [Want to read some more?..]

Kid’s Room Makeover Post #1: How to build a room that grows with your child

Kids room makeover

Super AMart were kind enough to gift me the beds, stools, storage and lamps for this room makeover. This is not a sponsored post otherwise. Images by Pixelgarden Design. Growing up, my bedroom was always a hodgepodge of bits and pieces that had been handed down from … [Want to read some more?..]

Kid’s Room Makeover Post #2: Siblings sharing a room? Here’s how to make that work

Kids room makeover

Super AMart were kind enough to gift me the beds, stools, storage and lamps for this room makeover. This is not s sponsored post otherwise. Images by Pixelgarden Design. When you have two very different personalities sharing one space, it can be tricky to style it without … [Want to read some more?..]

Kid’s Room Makeover Post #3: Storage solutions for kids’ rooms

Kids room storage

Super AMart were kind enough to gift me the beds, stools, storage and lamps for this room makeover. This is not a sponsored post otherwise. Images by Pixelgarden Design. Kids amass a lot of stuff. A LOT. Keeping that stuff in any kind of order sometimes feels like an … [Want to read some more?..]