Home Life

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

The Sleeping Parent

By | Home Life, Mum life, Health

Everyone is in bed except you.

You stumble around the kitchen tidying up from the day and getting lunches ready for tomorrow, trying to remember the dirty dishes go in the dishwasher and the food goes in the fridge and not the other way around.  You throw on a load or two of washing, remove the main safety hazards from the lounge room floor, have a quick shower and then fall into bed yourself.

Or do you? Read More

To Shower or not to Shower?

By | Children, Home Life, Mum life

To shower or not to shower? This is the question.

It shouldn’t be a question, but it is, right? I never fully understood why this would be difficult when you have children. I heard mothers complain about not showering for days and pre-mum me thought, “How hard is it to quickly jump in the shower—really?” But, yes, it is. Read More


Where is my Village?

By | Home Life, Stay at home parent, isolation

We have probably all heard the phrase:

‘It takes a village to raise a child.’

I think there is a lot of truth in that; but probably for most of us it is a romantic idea that is just not reality. In fact, a lot of the time the opposite seems to be true: having children can actually seem to create loneliness. For many of us, we don’t have family living close by to lend a hand; some of us don’t even have a partner on the scene to help. Life can get busy, and it seems that it is so full, but still so…Lonely.

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