Operation Slow Down

Operation Slow Down

This past week has seen me sit still for longer than I have done in the previous few years combined. Last Monday I had hip surgery to repair a tear in the cartilage, and also to shave down a bump on my femur which was inevitebly causing more damage each time I bent the joint. … Continue reading »

Today’s the (daycare) Day!

Today’s the (daycare) Day!

Today was one of those days, that only Mums will truly understand. Today, Hudson started his day care orientation. Today, my little boy, who came into the world 18 month ago, ran through the doors and up the corridor of the beautiful daycare centre that his big sister, Ella, has called her second home for … Continue reading »

Royal Melbourne Show time with the little ones!

Royal Melbourne Show time with the little ones!

As each year rolls around, if you are a Melbournite, chances are you’ll be heading to the Royal Melbourne Show. A family tradition, I have fond memories of heading there with my family, as the eldest of four, we were allowed ‘one lolly bag, one toy bag and one ride’. Since the 80’s there are … Continue reading »

Product Review: Love to Dream Inventa Sleep Bag

Product Review: Love to Dream Inventa Sleep Bag

Sleeping Bags are the best invention ever. Honestly. No worrying about your child getting cold, unless that is they get out of it. Sleeping Bags are the best invention ever. Honestly. No worrying about your child getting cold, unless that is they get out of it. With two young children, I’ve been through my share … Continue reading »

The baby gear that saved our life…

The baby gear that saved our life…

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about my BC self. Before children. In particular, I’ve been thinking about all the things that I thought I had to have in order to be a ‘good’ parent, and survive Motherhood. The race to ensure that you have everything you ‘need’. So many questions, so many unanswered. What … Continue reading »

Ella Loves Local: Meg from Little Scooch

Ella Loves Local: Meg from Little Scooch

Two things I love right now….personalised products and cool tees. I recently shared the Mooluu love with you, and this week I’m adding to the list of awesomely cool customised kidswear. Another of my Insta faves, Little Scooch have taken cuteness to another level. A range of very clever designs that not only include your … Continue reading »

When ‘over sharing’ is caring

When ‘over sharing’ is caring

Last time I posted about this personal issue, I felt a sense of guilt and worry as I shared my feelings with the wider world. With a click of the button, I held my breath, but I needed not worry. Sharing our story of Hudson’s mild hearing loss, and my feelings about dealing with this … Continue reading »

What’s new on NETFLIX?

What’s new on NETFLIX?

As a member of the NETFLIX Stream Team, we’ve not only been lucky enough to try this amazing service across, but also to access some very cool content before it Is released to the public. We’ve simply been loving the ability to tailor your user experience according to each member of the family’s tastes and … Continue reading »

‘Finish’ those dirty dishes with ease

‘Finish’ those dirty dishes with ease

*A sponsored post from Finish Quantum Dishwashing tablets I love cooking, but I hate doing dishes. Like most parents, I love nothing more than a one pot meal. It means less cleaning. Each night after cooking up a storm, I have to make sure that my kitchen is clean, wiped own, dishes stacked and unstacked … Continue reading »

I hope you can hear me…

I hope you can hear me…

The last few months has, in some ways, been a journey that parents kind of wish they didn’t have to go through. It’s hard for me to write about, firstly because, well. it’s still hard to come to terms with, but also secondly, because I feel a great sense of guilt for feeling sad about something … Continue reading »

It’s time to stop…

It’s time to stop…

Every few months, I seem to have a mini meltdown. Nothing serious or anything, but enough to make me stop and really think about how I am feeling, acting and being. I’m pretty sure I’m not alone when I say that sometimes things just get too much. I hate to say it, but I’m not … Continue reading »

Nuts about Netflix Update

Nuts about Netflix Update

IT’s time to share some more NETFLIX love. Recently, Ella has been loving the ability to search for the shows she wants to watch by clicking through the various characters..Rather than having to find TV shows by scrolling through lists, NETFLIX allows little ones to search visually. IT means that the shows are grouped together … Continue reading »

Feeding a growing boy….

Feeding a growing boy….

*a sponsored post from Heinz Now that Hudson is one year old, I’ve been trying to ensure that he has the opportunity to try new foods, and in particular a greater range of textures. Being a working Mum of two, I have to admit that my ability to cook, puree, steam and hand make every … Continue reading »