Late last year I shared a healthier alternative to the sugary sweets made by Sugarlean – a high quality confectionery range that is gluten free, low in carbs and has no added sugar. They recently launched their ‘reduced’ range to their product range offering which is absolutely perfect for kids that we were sent to sample. […]Read more "Sugarlean Kids Reduced Sugar Sweets"
Classic, feminine, florals and soft pastels… this was my ‘vision’ for Charlotte’s nursery when I first thought about what her room would look like. With her room being very small in size – it is the smallest bedroom in the house, we didn’t have much room to play around with so I knew I wanted […]Read more "Charlotte’s Nursery"
With the biggest smile and happiest heart, holding her bag tightly on her shoulder, clinging to her special blanket, saying goodbye to my first born the night before Charlotte’s birth was emotional. Maddie was beyond excited that she was sleeping at her nana’s house the night before her sister’s birth. She made the ‘goodbye’ an […]Read more "Charlotte’s Birth Story"
Let’s face it… our kids enjoy a sugary treat from time to time! I know how much Maddie enjoys a small packet of sweets as her treat. It’s a highlight for her to choose something at the shops every weekend. Even though she doesn’t eat a lot of sweets, I still worry about the amount […]Read more "SUGARLEAN – KIDS REDUCED SUGAR SWEETS"
What do you see when you look in the mirror? My answer to this question 15 years ago would have been a lot different to what I would say today. Growing up, I lacked confidence and self-esteem. I was that typical awkward kid who hung back rather than took the lead in fear of being […]Read more "Courageous Conversations with our kids"
Packing my hospital bag as well as baby’s nappy bag this past weekend (yes, at the eleventh hour, I know) made the reality hit hard! I am having my baby girl in just a few short sleeps. My caesarean is booked for 21 October! Packing a hospital bag feels so different to packing a weekend […]Read more "What’s in my hospital bag?"
This past weekend we were invited to experience ‘a small piece of paradise’ and the invite honestly couldn’t have come at a more perfect time! T minus a week before we welcome our second born into the world! The perfect opportunity to have a baby moon and enjoy quality one on one time with our […]Read more "TRAVEL: Champagne Haven"
It’s hard to believe that in just over a week you will be living and breathing outside of my rounded belly. As I sit and type this, I feel you twisting and turning around my tummy. Those little legs kicking about… you’re one active little babe! I will miss feeling you growing inside of me. […]Read more "A letter to my second born…"
One of our favourite pass times as a couple has always been board or card games. Pre-parenthood we regularly hosted a couples game night at our house and every family holiday has involved a couple of rounds of our favourite games! Now that we are parents, Brett and I enjoy games we can play together […]Read more "Skip-Bo"
There was a time over the hard lockdown that I thought that there was no way I would be able to celebrate our baby at her very own baby shower. It made me sad as I believe that every child should be celebrated and she deserved to as well. As lockdown eased and small gatherings […]Read more "My Baby Shower"