Our little outdoor space

Feeding lorikeets

Welcome to the September 2014 Carnival of Natural Parenting: Home Tour This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Hobo Mama and Code Name: Mama. This month our participants have opened up their doors and given us a photo-rich glimpse into how they … [Read more...]

‘We made bush’


Every year we plant trees for National Tree Day and last weekend we went to check on our plants from 2012.   Big difference! The kids were so excited. 'We made bush!' My son commented that it was nice to see how much we'd helped. My daughter pointed at the highest trees … [Read more...]

Grateful for trees

National Tree Day

"Mum, I want to plant some trees." We don't have a garden, but this Sunday is National Tree Day. So my son couldn't have timed his request any better. We had a great time planting trees last year and we are ready to do it again! It's not too late to join in. If you are in Australia, please … [Read more...]

Grateful for colours

Face painting

For a while my kids had been asking me to buy them face paint. This week I finally figured out where I could buy it from (Spotlight) and got them both paint and crayons. What happened next needs no words.... This is the conversation I had later with my husband. 'So you let them go … [Read more...]