parenting

Tea with Lauriely & Annie Lloyd Lewis

I had the pleasure of meeting Annie quite a few years ago through Weddings Whitsundays.Com, where we at times work on the same weddings.  My children have also had Annie as one of their teachers in the past.  Annie is one of those vivacious women who really does light up the room when she walks… Read more…

Tea with Lauriely & Edwina Pettiford

This “Tea with Lauriely” is different from most.  This is the first official meeting that I have had with Edwina.  A mutual friend of ours thought it would be a great idea for us to meet.  We both have 3 boys and similar passions with our businesses. We like to help people and women especially. … Read more…

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…

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…