I’ve come to realise that there is a certain type of tiredness that overtakes us as we near the end of the year. I’ve decided to name this season of tiredness ‘Term 4 fatigue’. Continue reading “‘Tis the season of tiredness.”
We are in the busiest time of the year. We run around with our children, attending Christmas functions, end of school/kindy/sports assemblies. We are closing up studies, school, work and extra curricular activities. At the same time we are running households and family in the midst of trying to make this time special, buy presents, plan the family holiday, do holiday activities and do things to make special memories.
I don’t know about you but I find it hard to look after myself in these busy times. Continue reading “Take a rest from the busyness of Christmas”
“I wish there had been MOPS when I had my babies!”
I remember when my children were babies and toddlers, and people would often remark to me that ‘the days are long but the years are short’.
Do you find yourself reflecting on what life has handed you? Or hasn’t handed you? Do you sometimes wonder ‘What if?’ or ‘Why?’
I do. Continue reading “Loving The Life You Didn’t Choose”
When my daughter turned 18 she had a fairy/pirate children’s themed birthday party complete with children’s party games. Continue reading “Catering for Special Diets”
My son started full time school this year and while I knew it would be a challenge for him, I didn’t expect it to be quite so taxing on the whole family as well. Continue reading “Burning Up”
A few years ago, I was at my kitchen sink looking out of the window as I did another round of dishes. My eyes focused in on the bottlebrush tree directly in line with the window. Continue reading “Reigniting your spark – finding joy through gratefulness”
As a new mum there was one phrase that just about made me gag… mothers group… ARGHH!! Continue reading “Welcome at MOPS”
Perhaps you have just finished your first week of being a school mum. Or maybe you are like me, and your fourth child has just entered the world of formal education.