2018 round-up

It’s been a crazy year, but a good one, and with Advent now here already I thought a quick round-up of my highlights for 2018 was in order. Family We had our youngest start kindy this year. The first few days were slightly traumatic for him and me and it’s still a bitter-sweet reality for…

The beauty of home, and a decluttered heart

Almost a third of the year has slipped away already, and the earlier sunsets prompt us to make use of the day while it lasts. The cooler days pull many of us towards the rhythms of home. I’m often at home during the week so my days are usually punctuated by a load of laundry,…

These busy school holidays

We’re halfway through week one of the September school holidays and it feels like a lot’s been packed in already. I guess that’s bound to be the case when you have five kids. My husband and I have been tag-teaming work and parenting duties more than usual this week. I worked yesterday while he stayed…

Summer Bucket List

I was just looking over my 40 by 40 list. I’ve done nearly everything on it. Doing that list was such a good motivator for me. Some great things got added into those 12 months that might not have happened otherwise, and the whole family benefited as well. It’s also good for me to look over…