Emma’s Winter Wardrobe Wish List

When she was about 2 years old Kiara decided she was ready to dress herself. I tried to get her to wear cute matching outfits but she was having none of it. From then on, she had a very vocal say in what she wore and what she didn’t but she is also very much […]

We sold my car and probably aren’t replacing it

About 6 weeks ago we sold our bus. We have been thinking about it for a while, but I have never not had a car, so it was quite daunting to actual pull the trigger. But then we heard the petrol price was increasing once again and I was done. They came and took the […]

When enough is enough

Today is the first time in a lot of months I have felt like sitting down to write a blog post here. I have written posts but it has been more out of necessity than want and it has made me sad. My blog has been a part of my life for over 16 years […]

Life Lately – January Round Up

January was a blur of activity. It has been years (literally) since we were so busy during January. Everyone here seems to be completely over this pandemic and so parties are being rescheduled, sports activities are opening up and we are just going about living our lives again! A quick summary of what happened in […]

The Band is Breaking Up

First there was Cameron, Kiara and I.  Then there was David, Cameron, Kiara, Jack, Emma and I.  But so much happened in the space between. For a long time it was just Cameron, Kiara and I. We went through a lot together before we came a family of 6. It bound us together in a […]

8 benefits of crafting with your kids

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From developing fine motor skills to supporting self-esteem, getting crafty has serious perks for your child. Some parents are skilled crafters. Others do well to cut paper in a reasonably straight line. No matter which group you fall into, crafting with your kids is a great way to bring the family together and children of […]

SAMFA Mushroom and Goat’s Cheese Frittata Cups

Frittatas are the best thing ever. I love them and make one pretty much every morning for breakfast. These yummy little mushroom and goat’s cheese frittata cups are dairy free but jam-packed with goodness. What is a frittata? Frittata is an egg-based Italian dish similar to an omelette or crustless quiche or scrambled eggs, enriched with additional ingredients such as meats, cheeses or vegetables. […]

Decluttering Made Easy

For most of us the thought of decluttering is extremely overwhelming. If you are standing in your kitchen or your lounge – you are probably surrounded by stuff. A lot of stuff! It is more than likely what puts you off starting, right? I know it is what put me off – instead of dealing […]

20 Life Lessons Learnt in 2020

20 Life Lessons Learnt in 2020 | HarassedMom

For the first time in a few years I shut down over Christmas for a few weeks. It was wonderful. It was just what I needed. A chance to shut down, shut off and realign and look back over the year and see what life lessons I learnt in 2020. The last few weeks before […]