Shopping with kids… or is there a better way?

Mother shopping with daugher

** Sponsored post ** There are lots of things I love doing with my kids (from household chores to creative projects), but shopping for clothes is not one of them. I remember going shopping with my son  when he was about 18 months old (and the only child at the time). We got into a change room, … [Read more...]

Grateful for hearing ‘no’

A heart in the clouds (almost)

I was grateful for 'YES' a couple of weeks ago. This week I'm inspired by people who are confident in saying 'no'. Asking for help is a huge struggle for me, partly because I have a hard time saying 'no' sometimes and I don't want to put people in a situation where they can't say 'no'. This … [Read more...]

Grateful for giving myself permission


I've been committed to writing weekly grateful posts for a while now. I've missed weeks on the blog. I didn't publish anythng for a while when my baby was just born, but I've always listed my gratefuls in my 750 words. This week a grateful post felt like a chore. I was feeling good about life, yet, … [Read more...]

Grateful for Vivid (again)

Baby at The Digital Playground / Vivid Sydney

Yes, I know I was grateful for Vivid last week, but there's no reason why I can't be grateful for the same thing two weeks in a row. Plus it was a different experience this time. Last week we had a nice family night out, but trying to keep an eye on the kids in the dark was distracting. Tonight … [Read more...]