My Favourite Family

My family are wonderful. I’m a bit biased, and very lucky. I have a wonderful husband and two beautiful girls, plus a large extended family. There’s never a dull moment.

My picture in the Huffington Post

I’m very excited to see that a picture from my Instagram feed with the hashtag #WomenIRL has appeared in the Huffington Post! This is the…

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The ghost of technology past

This evening I was reading Ava “All For One” by Jill Murphy. It’s a pretty old book we got at the library. I had to…

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Experiments with crayons

This morning I discovered that Ava had drawn on her sheet and bed with green crayon. “I wanted to see if it worked on the…

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The birds and the bees

This evening when I was giving Ava a bath, she asked how babies are made. Slightly unexpected! I kept my composure though, and gave her…

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Morning cuggles

This is how I found Ava and Thea this morning. 💕💕💕 Ava had moved her piano stool into Thea’s room so she could climb in…

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Cumber hobby horse

Thea insisted on carrying the cucumber all the way home. She broke up the journey by using it as a hobby horse.

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Footprints

Ava: “Follow the footprint cards, and they’ll lead you to something tastic.” Disappointingly though, they only led to the lounge.

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Bat girl

“What are you doing, Ava?” “Just hanging around like a bat.”

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Baby love

I whispered “I love you” in Thea’s ear and she reached up, squeezed my neck with her chubby arms, and whispered back: “I wuv you.”…

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Wild animals on the loose!

She came into our room at about 6am, saying she was scared. I was too sleepy to ask why so I let her get into…

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Such excitement

When I was getting Thea dressed, I got out a dress, held it up, asking “Do you want to wear this dress?” Her eyes lit up,…

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