Juggling

Choosing to have child number three

This story actually begins before we had any children.  Rob and I had discussed having kids and as you do you we had discussed how many we would have.  Rob is one of five and I am one of three.  I was keen to have three children.  Rob was not as keen and I think… Read more…

Tea with Lauriely & Kylie McIntosh

I first met Kylie, whilst in hospital having my first child Ryan, which is now nearly 14 years ago!!  We met up in the early years through Mother’s group and have known each other ever since.  Kylie McIntosh is a successful celebrant in both The Whitsundays and Cairns.  Let’s find out, how she balances, work,… Read more…

Finding Your Balance

It’s all about balance these days; Life/Work Work/Family Family/Hobbies Hobbies/Partner Partner/Kids Kids/Me-Time Me Time/Exercise Where does it all end?  How much do we need to do and what are we trying to prove?  Finding your balance is different to me finding mine.  Working out what are your priorities and what makes you happy. Then there… Read more…

First Day of School

First Day of School

Ahhh! The first day of school……. I have three boys and this year my youngest Kace 5yrs started school. Like all Mums I had mixed feelings with sending the last of my boys to school. Leading up to it I realised that my days are literally numbered, but then I also felt that twinge of elation (freedom!!)… Read more…

The Technology Trap

The Technology Trap

It’s strange now to think back when my eldest was born and I was worried about TV and making sure I monitored how much time he had. Now with all the technology and devices there is a completely new worry and I now hear myself saying “I’d rather you watch some TV” We all know… Read more…