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Laundry is Life

By | Home Life, Real life

Over the school holidays, I was looking at a picture advertising a colonial village experience. In the picture was a family doing the Laundry. You can picture it: a big tub, a washing board, a rope hanging behind where clothes are pinned. I found myself overwhelmed for my sisters from a past generation. It also put things in perspective. I mean, for me, laundry can be as simple as 1) moving dirty laundry from basket into washing machine; 2) move clothes from washing machine to dryer. Really not that hard, right?! Of course, there is sometimes more to it, but, all in all, it’s much easier these days, right? Read More

Summer Bucket List

By | Home Life, Blue Mountains Experience, Inspiration

Some families bask in that first hot day of november, knowing that as the day reaches up into the 30’s that it heralds the soon to begin scorching, sublime, summer. I see people quiver with excitement about the beginning of the cricket season, joyfully finding the looses, softest clothing they can and relishing in the knowledge that soon sunny beach days, mangoes and pavlova at christmas will be upon us and then the long days of school holidays begin, pool time in excess, late dinners, the smell of sunscreen and cicada song carrying us into late evening. Read More

Homeschooling in the Blue Mountains

By | Family, Home Life, Stay at home parent

Have you ever wondered about Home Schooling? My husband and I thought for quite a while that we would home school our kids. I have been so inspired by people around me that homeschool, and homeschool really well. I love so much about home schooling. While we ended up taking a different route and are enjoying being part of our local school, I will always have homeschooling on the table as an option should it feel right for our family in the future.

Prior to meeting people that were homeschooling, I had so many misconceptions about what it would look like, be like. So I have invited a friend of mine to answer some commonly asked questions about Homeschooling. Read More