All posts tagged: kids

Post 88

Post 88 The feature photo is a dragon fruit cactus. Boy 2 has a diverse palate and will try absolutely anything that is put in front of him. He has a soft spot though for fruit. A friend of his bought a pink oval shaped […]

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Post 84

Boy 1 is not here for the week, he is sweating it out in western Queensland with my dad. He was keen to go and stay with my Dad for this week, I think he thought that if he went out bush he would be […]

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Post 74

​Post 74 This week I feel that I’ve been the mother that continually makes demands from her kids. It really did feel like every time that I spoke to my offspring, it was too ask them to do something.   “Put your tie and belt on”   “get ready for school.” […]

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Day 17

Day 17   Father’s day today. We spent the morning at the beach and had a delicious brekky at a café down the road from where the boys had been surfing. I sat on the beach and watched my husband and kids having ball in […]

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Day 3

Day 3. This post will be short and sweet as it is 11.41pm. I have just walked in the door from work. I am physically and mentally exhausted, I am freezing cold and my nose will not stop running. I want to go to bed. […]

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Mumma at the beach

Mumma at the beach

Dressed in cut off shorts, t-shirt and jumper, big sunglasses and blonde pixie hair that I ran my fingers through before leaving home. I Embrace my inner lizard and climb the wooden rail and take up a spot on a sandstone rock to soak up and enjoy the little bit […]

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Every family needs a farmer

This picture was posted on Instagram this morning and it inspired this post. Early this year 80% of Queensland was declared in drought, with early stages of el Nino meaning drought breaking rain in winter and spring were highly unlikely. One particular lady always says […]

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Boy in the green pyjamas

Boy in the green pyjamas

I spy you through the privacy shutters on the window. You’re curled up next to the woman that you love most in the world on a stark white, stiff, uncomfortable hospital bed. I watch as you whisper sweet things in the ear of the woman […]

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Day One

Summer has officially started for me, even though in Australia summer officially starts on 1st December. I originate from a dedicated cricket family, my grandfather founded the cricket club in his home town, and my Dad followed in his footsteps, he was a successful all […]

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Twenty-one days

Twenty-one days

I contemplate our lifestyle as a Fly in– Fly out family and it isn’t about the money. I’m increasingly worried about Scott’s mounting frustration and tension with being away for twenty one days. Twenty-one nights in a single bed that feels like a piece of […]

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Cricket mum

Cricket mum

Cricket Mum It’s 5.00am on a Saturday morning, the heat and humidity are oppressive even at this hour. I shuffle into the kitchen an addict seeking a hit, hunting my drug of choice The two things that contribute to my survival, especially on Saturday, are; […]

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