The Impossible Just Takes a Little Longer

I have had this book sitting on my shelf for a few months now. When I say sitting on my shelf I don’t mean filed away neatly on the bookcase. No, instead it has been laying across the top of a row of books. It has purposely been so because I wanted to convince myself Read More …

Mum Moments 11 – Top Three Priorities – Part 3

Time to get back to it! Part Three at last! What are my top three priorities in this season of life? 3. Our community We love our community so very much. We have fantastic neighbours who are mindful of our comings and goings. They keep an extra eye on our home and our children and Read More …

Breaking through silence

It has been quiet on our blog, we know. There is plenty that we have been up to as a family and we will be spending weeks catch you up on all that has been going on. Lots has been happening that is exciting and wonderful. We have had new adventures and have celebrated milestones. Read More …

Taking time to ‘reset’

It has been a tough couple of months that have passed. And, unsurprisingly, our writing momentum has come to a near-halt. Those cogs are still grinding, just slowly, clogged with the grit of real life. The grit came from many places. The dirt that gets walked in the front door – the mud of soccer Read More …

Finding Acceptance – Part Two

This post has taken us a long time to write, and even with a generous time frame it is still behind schedule. This is because some things in life are simply hard to articulate. For some things there are no real words. Intentionally or not, we rolled the dice. We were not sure what numbers Read More …

Pj Bear Makes His Mark

We know that some of you have noticed a some twitter wars within our family. Ultimately, this is all because young PJ Bear has had his mark on the social media community as as the ‘Ever Hungry Chef’ which is a pretty apt self-description really. PJ’s cooking capers have really taken off since my purchase Read More …

Out of Control

Not long ago I was reminded, once again, how little we are in control of our circumstances. As seems to be most often the case with this fallacy, the reawakening of my awareness was brought about by a visit to the hospital. It wasn’t I that was being laid low, but my wife, Kristy last Read More …

Are you missing a young hen?

Courtesy of a local Facebook Group member we are currently housing a juvenile chicken which was found on the members property approximately 12 May 2016 in proximity to the Hackham Medical Centre.  It is incredibly friendly and appears to have been hand raised, is part way through developing it’s adult feathers, is still developing the Read More …

“I have something to give” – Anzac Day 2016 Reflection

How is it that a single bunch of flowers can come to mean so much? Well, what does St John Ambulance and the Australian Defence Force have in common? Every person who steps up with St John Ambulance Service and the Australian Defence Forces have decided ‘I have something to give’ and have chosen to Read More …