My kids score me out of 10 and it turns out, I’m pretty awesome.
On The Road: tips for travelling with kids
This is a sponsored post for Europcar Australia Christmas 2013. We were driving from Melbourne to Sydney. 10+ hours in the vehicle. With three children. How hard could it be? Well, we assumed it would be quite hard and so we took what we thought were excellent precautionary measures. We planned ahead and felt confident […]
Offspring Love and Date Nights: a giveaway
How to turn watching Offspring into Date Night with your man. And win the Complete Seasons 1-4 Boxset!
A Wee Chat and a Giveaway – CLOSED
I can see them now. Half a dozen women sitting around the kitchen table, sipping on refreshments as the sunlight streams through a nearby window catching the silvery white of their hair. Someone makes a joke and as we watch the group erupt into gales of laughter, we know, we all know, at least […]
4 seasons in one….month: catching up on Offspring
One woman, one month, four seasons of Offspring. It’s an Aussie drama marathon deluxe!
My kingdom for a king-sized bed
This is a sponsored post for Beds Online. They must have seen us coming. Our situation was very early-20’s predictable. Bren and I lived in an apartment furnished almost entirely with op shop finds, family hand-me-downs and stuff lifted directly from our childhood bedrooms. None of it went together, most of it was well […]
Planning for disaster – when parenting gets heavy
This is a sponsored post for Firth’s The Compensation Lawyers. They have invited me to write a piece about family. When babies are newborn, they can be so incredibly tiny and fragile-looking. The huge task of keeping this brand new person alive makes most first-time parents a little breathless – even if the […]
Slow Down, Migraine Ahead
This post is sponsored by Nurofen. The situation is this; we're broke but I get time off for good behaviour. Let me explain. The main breadwinner of this family (Bren) is currently a full-time, off-campus engineering student. And though financially we are always a bit stretched, the trade-off is that we have Bren on hand […]