DAY 14: Contemplating Marriage Over Beyonce (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

When Miss 4.5 is at school and it’s just me and Miss 21mo, I enjoy letting her potter around exploring her environment at her own pace. When her older sister is around, things get a little crazier so it’s nice to have these moments where I’m not rushing her or chasing after one of them or

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Shaving Cream Messy Play Ideas

Shaving cream/foam is such a simple way to entertain the kids when you’re stuck indoors. All you need is a cheap can of shaving cream/foam and some food colouring or paint. We use Micador easy-to-wash paints for easy clean up.  This is a fun opportunity for the kids to experiment with colour mixing and create “puffy paint”.

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DAY 13: New Toys & Old Toys (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

Miss 21mo seems to be feeling a lot better today which is a relief. In the evening we went to Miss 4.5’s daycare/kindergarten’s annual Christmas party and she had a fantastic time playing and running around. It was so great to see her acting normal again. Earlier in the day, we went to Kmart to do

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DAY 12: Are You There, God? (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

Today I’m a little mentally tired. Miss 21mo has been sick and clingy for so many days and it has been challenging. My husband has also been tired and grumpy from working and studying so much as his exams looms near. There are no down time for mums though. Mouths need to be fed. Bums need to be

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DAY 11: Miss A’s Kindergarten Graduation (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

Today was Miss A’s kindergarten graduation (for those of you not from Australia, kindergarten here is until 4/5 years old and the foundation year of primary school starts at 5/6 years old). Here she is with her lovely forced smile: What was interesting about seeing a graduation at this age was that the kids really

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DAY 10: New Glasses & Gotcha Days (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

Oh hi. Just me with my new glasses. Frizzy hair and greasy skin. Sick toddler napping on me in the carrier. Just keeping it real, peoples. I really only had to get new glasses because said toddler broke my old pair and the pair I was wearing from two prescriptions ago is now way too high

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DAY 9: Sick Toddler, Storms & Birds (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

Today we got the storm we’ve all been waiting for. I still wouldn’t call it a “10/10” though, at least not in the CBD anyway. There was a disappointing lack of thunder or lightning, but still a good dose of windy rain. It seems the CBD has managed to evade the brunt of the storm but there are

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DAY 8: Storms, Rainbow Clouds & Sibling Jealousy (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

The first thing Miss 4.5 said when she woke up today was: “Is it the first day of summer???” “Yes!” I replied and her face lit up with excitement, probably at the thought of all the fun things you can do in summer like swimming and going to the beach and not having to wear

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DAY 7: Heatwaves, Meltdowns & Storm Forecasts (30-Day Personal Blog Challenge)

I am wilting in this prolonged heat that Melbourne has been having. The next week is forecast to be a lot cooler though and I’m looking forward to it…minus the deluge of rain and lightning that’s about to hit us over the next few days! I get around by foot and public transport, so non-stop heavy

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