Adulthood Isn’t Always Easy

A lot of people claim that adulthood is easy once you get the hang of it. Those people could just be liars. Or maybe being an adult isn’t that hard. Maybe I’m the only one who still has to look up information like “How much water should I drink a day?” and  “How long do I boil and egg for?” A while ago I asked myself what I really valued about life. It was during the whole I lack… View Post

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Our School Easter Holidays

The holidays are now over and we have survived, just about the first day back at school. The two weeks of the school holiday’s flew by. Despite the rubbish start to the holidays when both myself and M had flu. I even wrote a great post about it, A Taste of Australia. It is worth a read. Much of my parenting style comes from hoping that my kids will learn by example.  Now, perhaps I don’t… View Post

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Parenting When You Are Impatient

Some nights as I fall asleep I think back to what happened during the day. Occasionally I feel twangs of guilt about things I’ve said or done. You see I’m a naturally impatient person. I can’t stand slow things, people or laziness. I like things to be done straight away. Point is, when it’s quiet at night and my kids are sleeping soundly, I reflect on the day. I then realise that some days I have… View Post

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Light as a Feather

The last few days, I’ve been in a weird head space. And I really can’t pinpoint why. I think, sometimes, there are too many things to do. Always so many things that need doing. Every now and then, that weight of expectation becomes unbearable. We carry it and carry it and then, there comes the day that it sits so heavily on our shoulders that we start to buckle. Today, my knees were ready to give out. But J wanted to play.… View Post

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Our Bucket List 2018

I have seen plenty of bucket lists around in the past. Summer holiday bucket lists, things to do before your forty bucket list. I admit,  I planned on writing one for before 40. It only seems like yesterday I was going to write it and now Its too late. This year I have decided to write a bucket list. Some of the items are easily done, where as others take a little more planning. There… View Post

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