Inspiring those that Inspire Us.

As you may have figured out from previous posts, I am a Mum; That (usually) celebrated mythical creature who keeps all the juggling balls in the air with grace, poise and dignity…   Who am I kidding, there hasn’t been a Mum alive who hasn’t dropped the ball at some stage; and those rare dropped balls…

How to Build a Birthday House.

Last Thursday was Miss 3’s Birthday, and like most 3yr olds, she is obsessed with balloons and hiding. We decided to play to those obsessions and build her a birthday hidey house that we could fill with balloons for a big surprise. We had one condition, it had to be cheap because our Little Miss…

Thursday Thoughts…

Can you hear that? That beautiful sound of nothing, no fights, no arguing, no “Mum!! I’m Hungry!!” It’s bliss!!! School is back!!  I have had a clean house for three consecutive days!!! As you might have noticed, I am not one of those emotional mums who sees their angels off with tears…. I am the…

A Not So Good Morning Wake Up…..

You can have all the good intentions in the world to wake up and and start the day right, with love in your heart and a spring in your step. But when you have small children in the house, those intentions can get chewed up and spat out real quickly….

Fundraising Blues….

So I have a street stall to man and help supply with yummy baked goods in the morning…in precisely 11 and 1/2 hours time…and what am I doing? That’s right I am writing a blog…

Are you a Triage Parent?

There are all sorts of parenting styles being promoted on the internet these days….but have you heard of ‘Triage Parenting’?

See your colours inside…..

I was going over the last few weeks and examining why I was feeling so melancholy on such a merry occasion. I came to the realization that everyone has these periods of grey and when you compare yourself to others they seem to magnify.

Rain Rain Go Away!!!!

Rainy days are great…..living in the country, we dont get enough of them. This winter however we dont have that complaint. We have had so much rain that the possibility of flood has been looming. My son was pretty happy that he got two days off school this week because the road to his school…