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 …

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 …

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 …

Heart Melting Moments

Recently I was involved in a discussion about the issue of dating when you are a single parent.  I know that this is completely gender biased but the discussion engaged a group of single mothers and there were many references to other women walking in and out of their children’s lives at the behest of Read More …

International Women’s Day 2016

Another year passes and so the struggle for gender equality continues.  As a mother, I truly feel the burn of the pay gap that taking time off to have children has created in addition to the general pay inequality. As a result, I continue to build my work and study portfolio to combat this with Read More …

Whilst we recover…

Yesterday was a big day.  When it comes to the physical demands on the Bride and Groom, weddings are big affairs even when they are small.  It is apparent to me now that it doesn’t get any easier with maturity either! The children are already up and about spritely going about their morning because their Read More …

Whilst you are waiting

I know a month is such a very, very long time to wait in the world of online engagement! We have so much in store for you all as we plan how we share our lives and the awesome community in which we live.  In the mean time, check us out on Facebook!  We have Read More …