This is my husband. He arrived home a couple of hours ago. Its 2.53pm. He works FIFO (fly in, fly out) He started work at 6 o'clock last night and worked through until he boarded a plane at 9 this morning. After his flight he drove over … Continue reading FIFO Myth Busting – what I think about some of the sh*t people say.
Today I am grateful for parenting blogs, loud voices, honest approaches and anyone who made themselves vulnerable by telling the truth online. Seriously. Remember parenting back before social media? Back when you were lucky to see a TV ad that had a flawless mum spouting "parenting is tough!" before launching into a jingle about how … Continue reading Keeping it Real – what social media did for my approach to parenting.
Its 8.21pm. The kids are in bed and I need that “something” that parents need when the kids FINALLY go down. That little reward you give yourself after a long day of answering questions and repeating yourself. I had chocolate in the fridge but it appears to have been demolished by my 9 year old … Continue reading Brownes Dairy Minis – Not just for kids.
"I'm not against taking my children on holiday, I'm just not against taking the opportunity to go without them" This time last year, I was sailing out of Istanbul on a cruise ship with my husband. We left our 2 kids, aged 7 and 2, in Australia with my sister and we weren’t going back … Continue reading Why I’m OK to Travel without my Kids
Today I built a I-don’t-give-a-fuck-fort. My husband came home after work & I greeted him in my “night dress” – Its straight out of the 1950s sleepwear section at Target. Its button up, three quarter and fits just like a potato sack. Welcome home. Here’s a ham sandwich. Excuse me while I return to the … Continue reading Dont give a F**k Fort