Mum-hacks. Getting on top of the washing.

Small systems keep whole empires going so they can certainly save some sanity in our homes! During our craziest season with 3 school kids and a baby, cat dog chickens goats and a pony, plus renovations, sports and social life,  I became a systems analyst. I made it my goal to work out little systems… Continue reading Mum-hacks. Getting on top of the washing.

One persons clutter is another person treasure. Sell it!

If you are sick of stuff lying around and cluttering up your house/shed/verandah I recommend just go around every couple of weeks and find some things you don’t need anymore and take a few photos of those items so you can sell them. Our needs and our households and hobbies do change. Seasons come to… Continue reading One persons clutter is another person treasure. Sell it!

Long distance parenting. How to survive, and keep a strong bond. ❤️

When we are young parents and we have a precious little bundle in our arms we can’t imagine that one day that child might live really far away, maybe even on the other side of the planet! It is unfathomable that the distance between us and our child could one day be a 20 hour… Continue reading Long distance parenting. How to survive, and keep a strong bond. ❤️

Slowing down in a fast world part 2.

This mouse-wheel looks pretty cute but when you feel like you are on one it isn’t cute! Most families I know are exhausted right now at the end of the year. They have been running and rushing all year through a litany of events and pressures. From work, family life, school events, extra curricular activities,… Continue reading Slowing down in a fast world part 2.