STEP 1: ITS ALL IN THE INVITE

The invite is where you start.   No, not by sending out the invite – that’s still a long way to come. Maybe if you’re lucky you’ll be able to do it by the end of this post. If not you’ll at least be able to send out Save the Dates, yes Save the Dates […]

The Intentional Bookshelf by Samantha Munoz

The Intentional Bookshelf I absolutely love books and so I am always reading and I encourage my children to read. Together we have read a whole lot of books. Our children’s library is one I am very proud of.  However, I do think I need to consider the direction their library is taking and for this […]

Introduction to The Ultimate Party Planning Guide 

A Crazy Woman’s Guide to Party Planning I’ve been called crazy once or twice (maybe once or twice a day :)) and there is nothing that makes me crazier than when I’m trying to do something special for one of my children. Birthdays are just that. Party planning brings out some of my crazier ideas […]

JETLAG

Beating JETLAG Jetlag is awful. I cannot stand Jetlag – it seems such a waste of time and energy.     I am currently in the throws of Jet Lag and can’t wait for it to end. I need to begin to think and act like a normal adult and not a hangry toddler. The […]

Creating a Cleaning Chore Schedule you can Stick To

Creating a cleaning chore checklist Creating a cleaning chore list is a near impossibility for me. House work is always a nightmare for me – I would far rather be out adventuring with the kids but there is nothing worse than coming home to a messy home. I am very grateful to Demi Giles who […]

I just got caught crying in my car in the car park 

Crying in my car I just caught crying in my car I’m not a crier. I’m really not a crier. It’ll take you years of knowing me and knowing me well to see real tears. And in spite of my general lack of tears, the principal of my daughter’s new day-care just caught me crying […]

The Bee Movie

The Bee Movie – One of our favourites  The Bee movie completely surprised me, even when I read the description I thought it may go over my little ones’ heads or be too boring but I was wrong. The Bee Movie is great for little ones 3 and over.   Positives  In fact the Bee […]

The Religious Effect: Raising children within a Jewish Family 

Raising children in a Jewish Family Today’s post comes to you from Gina. A mom of two who describes herself as a procrastinator, but she sure does get a whole lot done for a procrastinator. Gina teaches her kids amazing things and makes sure that their brains are constantly being stretched. She also finds the […]

Livvi’s Place Five Dock 

Livvi’s Place in Five Dock Livvi’s Place Five Dock is the second Livvi’s Place playground I have visited – I just love finding these playgrounds.   I love Livvi’s Place, Ryde so when I saw on a mom’s group that there was another in Five Dock I had to go check it out. Livvi’s Place, […]

Saying goodbye 

Saying goodbye is just heartbreaking   Goodbye.   It is so unbelievably hard to say goodbye.   It’s a pain to your stomach that makes you feel ill, it’s the lump in your throat that wants to choke you and it’s the ache in your eyes because you’d like to cry an ocean.   I […]