Canberra – for kids and adults (part 1)

I’m finally putting down words about our trip to Canberra. But as I was writing this post I realised there is just too much information for one post so I’ll break it down into parts. With term 2 school holidays coming up and work being busy in the lead up, we decided to get out of Sydney for a few days and try to have a break. I always say it’s never a holiday with young kids but a change of scenery can do wonders for the soul! Continue reading

Getting the freezer ready for Term 3

Here in NSW we are due back to school on Tuesday for Term 3 (where has the year gone??!). So this weekend I set some time aside to get my bake on for school lunches and also dinners. I highly recommend getting organised the weekend prior to school starting back as this will help you with your sanity during the manic weekdays and weeknights of school term. As I work during the week and don’t get home until near 7pm with the youngest, the last thing I want to do is stand in the kitchen cooking or even think about what we’re going to have.  Continue reading

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

Why so blue?

While its a topic that is beginning to be spoken about more publicly, and more through high profile media personalities, baby blues and postpartum depression still have a stigma attached to them. It’s important to note that the baby blues and postpartum depression are different due to the severity of symptoms. Continue reading