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Fun on the farm

A definite perk of being a ‘stay at home’ mum is having the freedom to take the kids out for the day. Oh the irony. On Friday I took my kids to see my grandparents. They have a hobby farm so it is always quite an adventure. Nanna also has a wonderful array of delicious […]


Couldn’t have done it without ‘Grr Grr’!

The other morning I was dawdling a bit, unsure of whether I was going to take the kids to playgroup or not, when I received a phone call from my dad. “Hi Karls, I’m in the area, just wondering if you need some help with playgroup today?” “Yes please! We’re at a park today.” So […]


How to be a grandparent your children will love

Grandparents are so important aren’t they. I am fortunate to have really cool grandparents myself. I also have two loving great-grandmothers. Alexis is really lucky because not only does she have access to my Nanna (her Nan-Nan) and Grampa (her Pa-Pa) but she has my mum (her Nanna), my dad (her Grr-Grr), Corey’s mum (Nanna), […]


My weekend… Can’t make this stuff up

This is a general update of my weekend, mostly for family and friends who were concerned that I just might crack if I didn’t get out of the house.. While you’re here, have you got your entry in yet for my DVD giveaway? Hey-a, hey-ey-a… Hi So, I wasn’t really enjoying the whole sick kids […]