Work Life Balance

Work and life and living

Ages ago I wrote a post about how having it all felt a bit like shit and it was a big one. Lots and lots and lots of mums could relate. The interesting thing about writing that, though, was that I think I missed the point. Or, at least I didn't write the point very well. See, there were loads of ...

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Indoor Teddy Bear's Picnic

Indoor teddy bear’s birthday picnic

My girls still love playing with their teddy bears. It warms the cockles, I tells ya. When I was a kid I had a teddy bear called Bill that I just adored. When I was about 10 I felt like I was too old to play with babyish teddy bears and I gave Bill ...

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Key to exercise routine

The key to my new exercise routine

Suddenly I love exercise. I've loved it just about every single weekday for way more than a month. That's a total record for me. Until now, sticking to any kind of exercise routine has been impossible. I just. couldn't. do. it. Because, I lied a ...

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Minute to win it - How to Play Cookie Face

Minute to Win It party games are the BEST

I've been wanting to write about the awesomeness that is Minute To Win It party games since Badoo had her party in June. Life, huh? We actually replicated the exact Minute To Win It party games we had at Max's party back in May (again, blog silence - ...

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Vicki Tonner's best tips for a happy family life

Vicki Tonner | My tips for a happy family life

We’ve been talking to Vicki Tonner for Family Beats. Here Vicki shares her three best tips for a happy family life: family activities, meals, parenting style and more. Click here to read Vicki's full Family Beat. 3 favourite ...

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Pear and Sultana Muffins

Pear, Sultana and Zucchini muffins

I was going to make some good ol' zucchini slice for lunch one weekend using the eggs from our hens (they are laying!), but I didn't get around to it. I think we had 2-Minute Noodles instead, which basically just left me with mum guilt and a bunch of ...

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Permission to be fat

Permission to be fat

Long time readers (hello!) will know that I've struggled with my weight for most of my adult life, but especially after having my babies. The 'baby weight' is so hard to shift, isn't it? The fact that my baby weight is almost a teenager is completely ...

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Scary sleepovers

Oh so scary sleepovers

When I was a kid, I used to love sleeping over at my friends' houses. I loved the break in routine and the sneak-peek into how other people lived. One friend's mum would make a chocolate cake and let us do the icing, piling it on 2 cm thick and then ...

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