This Week

I’ve been thinking about how I could begin this post all week. How I could convey the overwhelming grief and sadness that has descended upon our family. Earlier this week, …

50 Fun Things to Do

I take my fun pretty seriously. That may sound like a foxy moron of sorts, but it’s true. Even though I don’t shy away from the serious, difficult and complex …

Life Issues: Transitions

Transition. In my circles, we talk and think about transition in terms of the process by which our kids are readied for primary school and, later, as they get ready to …

Life Issues: Sibling Shenanigans

If you were to ask me to describe the school holidays just gone in two words, I’d say Sibling Shenanigans. With three boys aged 9, 7 and 4, there are always …

How to Find “Us” Time

Remember when it was just the two of you? Weekends were full of possibilities. A trip to the arthouse cinema followed by supper at some fabulous laneway bar perhaps. Or a …

How to Find “Me” Time

Over the years, many people – mostly women, and of those, mostly Mums – have said to me, “You’re so good at making time for yourself”. One in fact, has been …

Three Take Home Messages from #PBEVENT

It’s taken me pretty much all week to mentally sift through all the incredibly interesting, inspiring and informative teaching I heard last weekend at this year’s Problogger Conference a.k.a #pbevent. As …

My Professional Photo Shoot

Recently, Mr SnS decided he needed some new head shots (professional photos) for his blogs and other work bits and bobs. He approached the fab Gina Milicia, who he has …