Family, Holidays, Kids, Lifestyle, Parenting, School

To holiday or not to holiday?

As we head into the first school holidays for 2019, I like many wanted to take advantage of the few public holidays and secure myself a big break for little annual leave days.  With Easter and Anzac Day both so close together, we actually can have 10 days off only taking three days annual leave… Continue reading To holiday or not to holiday?

Career, Family, Holidays, Kids, Lifestyle, Parenting, School

It is too much for working parents!

The first term of school is officially over this week and all parents need a big pat on the back for surviving!  But the first term is hard, especially if it is your first child and you are starting with limited experience. My youngest has started this year, and the transition to prep has been… Continue reading It is too much for working parents!

Career, Family, Holidays, Kids, Lifestyle, Mum Guilt, Parenting, Returning to work, School

School is back!

This past week has been a busy one in my household.  Kids are finally back to school.  For my youngest one, that means starting prep and beginning her primary school journey. To say she was excited is an understatement. Up early, dressed and ready to go with hours to spare, she took off in the… Continue reading School is back!

Kids, Lifestyle, Parenting, School

Screen Time – how long is too long?

There is much debate lately on how much screen time you should allow your children.  With the influx of iPhones and iPad’s into our homes, technology is creeping into everything we do as adults and in our families. According to the Raising Children Network, screen time is any time spent watching TV, being at computers,… Continue reading Screen Time – how long is too long?

Career, Foodie, Kids, Lifestyle, Parenting, School

A working mum’s nightmare

It is depicted in movies such as “I don’t know how she does it” starring Sarah Jessica Parker and “Bad Mums” starring Mila Kunis. It is the school bake sale.  The one that requires parents to bring along a home baked donation to help fundraise for the school, community or charity. Now I actually enjoy… Continue reading A working mum’s nightmare