Over the last month we had four virus in four weeks. The last one really laid us all low, the coughing lingering for two weeks after. Sick for six weeks with a sick, unhappy bub = not fun. While ‘plenty of bed rest’ may be what the doctor ordered, when you’re a parent, especially one […]
This is a guest post by Ally. Every one knows them… the kids who have everything. And that fact is not unseen by our children which is forever being brought up and thrown in our faces – well Johnny has one, or Susie has one, why can’t I? The items we are usually talking about […]
Our neighbour is under a lot of stress at the moment. How do I know this? Well, she drove into the side of our house. No damage was done to our house (although her car is a little worse for wear), but I when I asked her if she was ok, she avalanched me with […]
Do you know your neighbours? Community starts right at your front door. Getting to know your neighbours benefits you and the whole neighbourhood.
Break technology addiction with a one-month screen-free challenge. Tips for a successful challenge and how to use technology after the challenge.
Winter time was always heralded in with a family ritual when I was a kid. Every year, when the first southerly blew, we would close the windows for the season. We had those windows that wind in and out, and after years of shifting, swelling and warping, the windows no longer closed with ease, so […]
Cloth nappies and EC – our experience.