Family Life

  • Husband and wife holding hands. What is a good wife

    What Kind of Wife Are You?


    Recently a woman put up a legitimate question on a forum that consists of mostly mums and wives, and lots of them.  She made mention that she made her husbands sandwiches each day and was asking…

  • Bupa Australia blog awards parenting

    I am a 2017 Bupa Australia Blog Awards Finalist!


    I have to say I was slightly shocked in my week of dizziness a few weeks back to receive an email saying that I was a 2017 Bupa Australia Blog Awards Finalist!  I mean, does anyone…

  • effective ways to build resilience in our children

    Building Resilience In Our Kids


    I have incredibly strong kids.  They are strong in so many ways, but are they resilient kids?  Both my children will speak their mind, say no, speak what they feel but when it comes to recovering…

  • anixety and stress and taking care of me

    When I Needed To Take Care of Me


    Many of us understand as mums and as people, we tend to put others needs above our own.  We care about our loved ones and how they are coping and this last week I hit a…

  • family holiday with kids

    Top 5 Short Getaways with Kids in NSW


    Sometimes a long flight, a long holiday and a tight budget mean that the holiday we can have has to be a short getaway with kids. The great thing about NSW is there are some lovely…

  • the fine line of parenting and a mother talking to her children

    The Fine Line of Parenting


    I never thought parenting was going to be easy but I didn’t realise how far in every direction I would be pushed and pulled within my parenting abilities.  Welcome to the fine line of parenting!  Trying…

  • Fathers day coffee and gift

    Father’s Day Last Minute Gift Ideas


    If you are like me, you need Father’s Day last minute gift ideas, because if you were following along last year, I forgot Fathers Day altogether.  Yep, you can read all about how I forgot Father’s Day. …

  • An easy recipe for an afternoon snack healthy apricot date oat bars

    Healthy Apricot, Date Oat Bars


    When it comes to easy cooking and something the kids love, look no further than these healthy apricot date oat bars.  Packed with goodness and very little bad stuff, although you could put some choc chips…