So, ‘Baby E’ is 3 weeks old today, which means I am thoroughly exhausted, sleep deprived and feeling the full effects of baby brain. The last few weeks are a blur and have merged together into one very long day. And my best laid plans for the birth & postnatal period have somewhat turned to … Continue reading 9 Must Watch TV Series
So, by now you would have heard that Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, gave birth to her third baby last week. I just had my third baby recently (a few days prior to Prince Louis' birth) and what I notice with this pregnancy and birth was how different it was to our first. I finally got how a 'third … Continue reading A Message To Third Time Mums
The last year really, has been pretty grueling to say the least. To say this mama needed to get away is an understatement. The thing is, we need to make the time for ourselves. There is never going to be a good time or a right time. Your hubby and kids are always going to need … Continue reading Everyone needs a holiday on their own
For me there is nothing better than getting away, except for maybe when I am surprising the kids and hubby with a getaway. There are so many reason/ excuses why I could say I booked in our recent family getaway in Brisbane: It’s our last family holiday before baby comes Its hubby’s mum’s birthday and … Continue reading An Epic Family Getaway in Brisbane
I used to hate being sick in my pre kid days. I still think it's pretty horrible but now realise it can be so much worse. Currently, I am battling a nasty viral bug, I’m 8 months pregnant with 2 kids still waking in the night and a hubby currently working interstate. I feel like … Continue reading Sick and tired of being sick and tired
“I need a break!” not just any break, but a real break one where you truly checkout of life as you know it and just stop, recharge and finally start to refill the empty cup you have been pouring from for way to long. Don’t get me wrong I love my husband and kids and … Continue reading When you need a break from life
I’ve spent the last 3 days battling a virus induced fever. A crazy fever that bounces between the terrible hot sweats and the icy cold chills. It has triggered migraines, nausea, vomiting and left me pretty sore to say the least. Certainly not much fun when you’re in your Third Trimester of Pregnancy. There have … Continue reading Tea & Toast
There are days that seem to be never ending. Days where I feel like a complete failure, days that seem like ground hog day and days I wish would be ground hog day just so I could correct all the errors I made. Then there are days that click, that work seamlessly, and if I am lucky have special moments in them that bring so much joy that my heart feels like its going to explode. I was so blessed to have a few days recently that had so many of those joyful moments and they all came so unexpectedly.
The saying goes “Children are great imitators so give them something great to imitate”. For as long as I can remember I have always cooked with the kids. From the time Miss M was old enough to sit upright on her own she would be in her bumbo sitting with me as I cooked up … Continue reading The art of cooking with kids
Quality time with family and friends is important to life, but there is something extra special about mummy and daughter time as this mum expresses.