My journal of trial and error and the occasional surprise discovery

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School morning survival for 6 year olds 

I haven’t been able to blog much lately because my children take up pretty much all of my time. Well, that and I found All Saints on presto but let’s just blame the kids.  Kids cop a fair bit of the blame for all sorts of things don’t they. Most of the time I try to […]


Flashback: not returning to work

Flashback: deciding not to return to work. Isn’t it funny what you find in drafts when you edit your blog. It has just occurred to me that in my 8 months of blogging I have not really written about why I chose to resign from my job in favour of being a stay at home […]


Monster garage sale for a great cause

If there’s one thing that annoys me more than any other it’s waste. As a mum I see an incredible amount of things go to waste. As an Australian especially, it’s hard to turn a blind eye to the blatant inequality of possessions. Every now and then somebody stands up and does something about it. […]



Perspective is a funny thing. Sometimes a little bit of perspective can be very helpful. Sometimes all the perspective in the world doesn’t make a scrap of difference. I’m a bit down at the moment. I didn’t really ask to feel like this. There’s nothing particularly wrong with my life it’s just a bit hard […]