Posts Tagged ‘family’

Why We Must Drop The Mum Guilt!

When you become a parent, from the moment you start trying to conceive, there is an unbelievable amount of pressure to be a “perfect parent”, whatever that is….and so much guilt…all the guilt. As a woman with type 1 diabetes I have had even more pressure on me from when I was a girl of 12…

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Little Hipster Upcycled Cubbies & Playhouses

Upcycled Timber Cubby Houses from Little Hipster Kubbies

Do you remember the magic of a great cubby house? As kids my sister and I used to create them from whatever was available including the large peppercorn tree in our backyard where we spent ours with hours with our hands deep in mud pies. Our son has a fabulous recycled cubby house that Mr…

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WOMADelaide 2016 & Connecting With Family

Do you feel like there is so much happening in everyday life that you forget to stop and really appreciate your family? Sometimes in a moment when I stare at my child’s face, seeing them as they really are, noticing everything about the way their blue eyes shine, the shape of their nose, the rumpled…

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Why You Should Play a Game with Family or Friends

This is one of my favourite challenges as I love playing board games and cards with the family and it is something that is easy to let go with our busy online lives. But taking time out to connect with people over a board or card game is irreplaceable quality time and creates strong memories.…

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Our Vintage Home in Daylesford, a house tour

We all love a story book cottage and I am sure you all have dreams about your ideal home. One of mine is a country cottage, complete with a pretty garden and some chickens. You might have seen that we found this on our stay in Daylesford last week. And quite a few of you…

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Wellbeing Wednesday, make sure you run in the rain

Sometimes I have so much going on inside me that I feel like I could burst. Thoughts, feelings, dreams, ideas, all jumbled and tumbled inside my head. Welling up inside my heart and spilling out through my eyes in salty tears. I am just an ordinary girl but I have dreams. Many dreams. And I…

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Adelaide Royal Show: bringing country to the city

Last week we visited the Royal Adelaide Show. Shows are such a wonderful example of the conflict between healthy planet, healthy people, healthy home (healthy produce, home cooking, environment and family) and the crap that is out there making so many people so unhealthy (think fairy floss, dagwood dogs and supersized showbags full or rubbish).…

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