Another Complaint.


So I made another complaint about the hospital. Well, about the ENT department at the hospital. I wasn’t going to, but I just couldn’t help myself. They walked right into it. Seriously, I couldn’t make this shit up if I tried… Last week, I got a call from the Outpatients booking clerk. Mercedes had an [...]

A Special Vlog from the Gremlins + Giveaway


**Disclosure: Sienna, Mercedes and Chiara were each gifted a Forever Clover pack for the purpose of this post** When we were kids, both of my brothers were avid swap card collectors – mostly NRL and WWF wrestling, but also American basketball and baseball cards to a lesser degree. To say they were obsessed is an [...]

Our Very Own Great Outdoors


**This is a sponsored post for Australian Outdoor Living in collaboration with Digital Parents Collective** I love our house. My sister chose it for us – we’d initially planned to stay with Mum and Dad for a few weeks after we arrived from New Zealand while we found a place to rent, but she’d been [...]

Share your happy moments to win $5000!


*In collaboration with Alpha Keri* We’re big Alpha Keri fans in our house. Maya suffers from terrible eczema, last year it got so bad that she ended up in hospital being slathered in lotions and potions and wrapped in wet dressings. When it gets that bad, steroids are pretty much the only option, but once we [...]

Making Time for the Small Things


Like most families, we have a little bedtime routine going on. Dinner, bath, medicine, stories and bed. And like most kids, my girls have masters degrees in bedtime procrastination. Most nights by bedtime I’m tired and cranky and short on patience. I just want them to go to bed so I can steal five minutes peace, [...]

Random Happiness


I was going to post some different pics today, and I was going to post them much earlier. But after spending two hours trying to figure out why my Wifi was running so slow only to discover that hey, it’s not me, it’s Telstra (I know, surprising right?), I decided I needed some cheering up. [...]