7 Unexpected Things I Miss About Life Before Kids

I lazily open my eyes to the half-light of early morning. A gentle smile relaxes my face as I recall that it's a Sunday, and there's nothing on my to-do list that absolutely requires me to first shower and fix my hair. Double win. I'm not sure what woke me. Apparently not my husband, still softly snoring beside … Continue reading 7 Unexpected Things I Miss About Life Before Kids

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How a School Teacher’s Wedding Became a Beautiful Lesson

On a gusty Friday afternoon, with our umbrellas in hand, my 8-year-old daughter and I braved unseasonal heavy downpours to attend a very special wedding. I remember, as an 8-year-old girl, being enthralled by everything to do with weddings. The flowers, the romance, the fairytales, and especially the bridal dresses. My daughter is just as fascinated with weddings, and was … Continue reading How a School Teacher’s Wedding Became a Beautiful Lesson

One, Two or Chaos? How I Came to Have Three Children

When holidaying interstate, I always enjoy catching up with the good friends I've sadly left behind. While our kids all play together with the effortless enthusiasm that accompanies fresh friends, there's always plenty of news to share over a hot cuppa. One such visit with a family of four came with the surprise announcement of a … Continue reading One, Two or Chaos? How I Came to Have Three Children