Every time I get into the car I think about safety. What mum doesn’t? But this morning I started thinking about everyone on the road, not just our family, after I read that around the world there are more than a million road deaths each year, and 1266 in Australia last year. Yikes. But the good news is that like everything, there is a way that I can personally do my bit in reducing this.
Guys, it’s finally happened. I’m officially 40. I know, time flies! Well, I may be 40 but I feel like I’ve achieved a fair bit. I have got married (twice), raised two kids basically to adulthood and had a third, had a very varied career, built up this blog, traveled, built a house and met so many amazing people along the way.
This year Tully’s 6th birthday is all about the Disney Pixar movie Coco. We saw it before Christmas and she hasn’t stopped talking about it since. It’s about the Day of the Dead and the importance of family and it’s the first Disney movie that focuses on Mexican culture. It has an amazing soundtrack that will stay in your head forever! Since the moment we saw it she was stick on a Disney Pixar Coco party! Here’s what it looked like:
Who needs to go out to the movies when you can stay in and have a movie night in your garden? This weekend we broke out our outdoor movie screen and projector and got together to watch Ferdinand!
I love Easter! The best part is planning the Easter egg hunt. This year we will be camping and it’s so much fun hunting for eggs at the campsite. If you are doing an Easter egg hunt at home here are some top tips from Cadbury.
“It’s the job that never ends, it goes on and on my friends. Some people started doing it, not knowing what it was, and they’ll continue doing it forever just because, it is the job that never ends…” This is my laundry song, because it really does never end! From the moment you have all your washing done you’ll turn around and there will be one lone item in the washing basket, just mocking you.
If you haven’t heard of World Bicycle Relief they’re a not for profit organisation that has been around since 2005. The NGO was formed in response to the 2004 Boxing Day tsunami. Partnering with aid organizations in Sri Lanka, WBR distributed more than 24,000 bicycles to displaced survivors. They provided access to education, healthcare and livelihoods while reconnecting entire communities. WBR has now arrived in Australia and here’s what you need to know.
A new year is all about a fresh start. It’s time to throw off the last year and look forward. What do you want to achieve this year? Are there changes you want to make? Goals you want to achieve? I don’t do resolutions but I do like goal setting for my year ahead. Some are work focused, some around family and lots are travel related this year! I’ve got some big trips planned!
Heading back to school can cost a fortune, especially if you have more than one child. Most families are already stretched to their financial limit after Christmas and the back to school shopping can really break the bank. With your purse strings in mind, we look at the best back to school savings and ways to save money where you can.
When I was pregnant with my first baby I had no idea how difficult breastfeeding could be. I just thought you popped the baby on and off you went! This time around I knew a lot more about it and was prepared for some challenges until breastfeeding was established.