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Sammy’s 3rd Birthday – PlayDoh & Lollipops

Sammy’s party was well and truly thrown together at the last minute. Lucky for me, I have some great friends that offer all the things that make an event a party. It also doesn’t hurt that I know a thing or two about balloon artistry 🎈😋 It went largely unplanned because I wasn’t sure I’d… Continue reading Sammy’s 3rd Birthday – PlayDoh & Lollipops

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When a 4 year old Writes a To-Do List 💌

Thank god Christian starts school in a few months so that I now have a legitimate reason to buy aaaaall the cute stationery 📚💌✏️ And thanks to the team @smashenterprises for sending over these goodies so Christian can do like his mama and smash through a good ol’ fashioned to-do list #teachthemyoung 📄 Check out… Continue reading When a 4 year old Writes a To-Do List 💌

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Death – Dealing with the Inevitable when you have Children

“When will Nanna come back?” “Why can’t I see her anymore?” “Why doesn’t Grandmama have a mum anymore?” “Will Grandmama die too?” These are some of the many questions that we deal with on a regular basis from my very inquisitive 4 year-old. Nanna was very close to me and my boys and we are… Continue reading Death – Dealing with the Inevitable when you have Children

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Get Pumped – A Breastfeeding Story

I was lucky enough to breastfeed both my boys. I say lucky because once you’ve attempted to breastfeed you truly appreciate how difficult it can be and how a myriad of things have the potential to go wrong at any moment. The ups and downs of milk supply and latching, fussy babies and bleeding nipples all… Continue reading Get Pumped – A Breastfeeding Story

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A Little DIY Creates a New Item for the Boys’ Room

My cousin and I gave this gorgeous little corner cabinet a fresh coat of paint and a new home. 💙 I’ve always loved the paneling and the scalloped trim plus it was my Nanna’s so there’s a fair bit of sentimental attachment to it and I just couldn’t bear to let it go. 💙 Also… Continue reading A Little DIY Creates a New Item for the Boys’ Room

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Our Childcare Journey

I really struggled with the idea of sending Christian to any kind of care. I wanted him to stay with me forever. Safe and sound, coddled and comforted by the person he needed and trusted most in the world. I absolutely agonised over the decision and at one point I was convinced I’d home-school him #firsttimemum… Continue reading Our Childcare Journey