Beau started preschool at the beginning of Autumn. It’s just a couple of weeks now until the winter-time, so it’s taken me some time to find the words to express how I feel about it.
To be honest, though – I still haven’t found the best words. It has been such a wonderful journey so far – a natural and easy transition for him, and for us – but oh my goodness my emotions. I’ve been all over the place and back again. Continue reading
Someday I will look back on these videos and laugh, affectionately, at my novice videography skills. I’ll be grateful I made them, though… because it was a start. And we’ve all got to start somewhere.
I’m not sure how frequently I will make videos of A Day in the Life – but this is the first. Just a typical Monday with a baby and a preschooler. I did manage to put my feet up for a few minutes in the afternoon… if you look closely, you might just see it!
Shot on my iPhone (although you can probably tell that).
For you, my darlings.
Nick and I have this unspoken system happening – whereby I have a little ‘wish list’ on the cork-board in my office and, over the last few birthdays/anniversaries etc, I have noticed what is ‘more than a coincidence’ being lovingly placed in my arms. Continue reading
Our little Georgie girl is now 7 months old… which means her “6 month update” is actually a month late. But I’d rather post her 6 month update a month late, than post her ‘7 month update,’ because I have a thing for even numbers and it just sounds really awkward. (This might help you to get to know me a little better… I’m really quite particular, but also a bit of a kook). Continue reading
Usually we go away for Easter, taking full advantage of a long weekend to get away and enjoy the last blast of summer. But this year we have opted to stay home, due to friends’ birthdays, weddings, baby showers, and to have fun ‘egg hunting’ with cuzzies. Continue reading
These busy days of early motherhood really are a whirlwind. Intense, full on, consuming… some days it feels as though you are knocked from pillar to post and can’t find your feet, other days you are so exhausted you feel like a dead weight and can’t think in a straight line, let alone move. Continue reading
A new season, with new rhythms, and the need to be mindful…
I have to say, I think autumn might be my favourite season. As the intensity of the summer’s heat starts to subside, the mosquitoes go away and the cicadas start to quieten, the brilliance of the sun takes on a more golden hue and it feels like a season full of goodness. Continue reading
So last night Nick & I took Beau and Georgie to the Auckland Pride Parade 2018. As an NZ Celebrant I marched with my friends the Glitter Squad – a group of amazing people from all around New Zealand who are licensed to wed, and stand to #marryallthepeople. Because #loveislove. Continue reading
We were all packed ready to go! Everything had been checked off my list and neatly lined up in the garage, ready for the car; food items were in the fridge, ready for the chilly bin; phones and camera charging; little ones already sleeping… it was 11pm and finally we were crawling into bed ourselves. Continue reading
As the rain gently falls on my office window, I can hear the sounds of ‘bath-time’ coming from upstairs, and I appreciate this half hour I have to myself.
We’re going camping in just under two weeks time – so I’m going to make a start on our packing list, and am hoping that the sunshine we’ve been enjoying makes a return for when it’s time to go! Continue reading