Looking after the one that matters…

I love a party and any excuse to set up an event. For the last few weeks we (ok, let’s be honest – I) have been planning our son’s 4 year old party. Yet I hadn’t been as motivated or organised as previous parties and that was partly due to sickness in our household and life being busy (work, school, day care, and everything else that comes with a household of four). Continue reading

Bliss balls

I’d heard a lot about bliss balls – healthy alternatives for snacks – and decided to do a search for an easy recipe with not to many ‘out there’ ingredients. I ended up trying a few then altering it to suit what we had in the pantry. Our boys call these ‘choc balls’. Continue reading

Why do we feel that we have to be everything?

I don’t know the answer to that question but it hit me yesterday out of nowhere. I woke up and felt tired all of a sudden. It lasted all day and into the evening and still I went to bed later than normal (why do we do that??). Husband has been overseas for work so I’ve been juggling the kids, two drop offs and pick ups to vacation care and day care, all the while continuing my corporate job which I enjoy, wanting to write and be busy, and sorting out our calendar for the next few weeks in order to have a social life and catch up with friends that we haven’t seen for a while. Basically trying to manage our general life.   Continue reading