Sometimes it’s the littlest things that make me love living where we do. Good friends, and being surrounded by beautiful land are two things that make my heart sing. With a hot and humid few weeks and lots of power outages I’ve been struggling to find my love of farm life, but a gorgeous afternoon playing at the flooded road crossing has sorted me out!
Tumbles and scrapes go hand in hand with having kids, from the moment they can walk children end up with minor bumps and bruises. If you are lucky, that’s all you have to deal with, but sometimes it can be a bit more serious, and it’s pretty important to know how to react.
It is a fact universally acknowledged that a child who can talk is always either hungry or bored… well maybe not always, but it seems to be a common theme for my kids. So to beat the hangry mood swings I’ve got a list of a few snacks my kids love.
Valentines Day is on it a way, and I’ve got to be honest I’ve never really placed any importance on it. It’s not some extravagant gift that wins my heart- it’s the small things that make up everyday life. Regardless, there are probably a few partners looking for a last minute gift so I thought I’d give you a few ideas….
For many parents (myself included) the school morning rush always involves some degree of shouting or stress. There are lunches, bags, water bottles, sports gear, homework, gosh the list goes on and that’s just the stuff they need in their hands on the way out the door, let alone actually getting them ready to leave the house. I am by no means an expert, but I’ve done a few things that have reduced the stress for everyone and made life run a bit easier, hopefully it gives you an idea or two as well!
It’s all well and good if you are a millionaire but not many of us can buy what ever we want on a whim. Here’s what I am lusting over at the moment!
About 6 months ago I saw an alarming trend start to grow around me, it seemed to be that a minority voice had spread and I was seeing and hearing constant hate and nastiness about the people that are different to the ‘average’ white, christian (but not too much), supposedly law abiding people in the western world. I was first sad, then alarmed, and I bit my tongue both online and face to face with people, but I’ve decided, enough is enough, here is my message to anyone that wants to be nasty or negative, hateful or discriminatory around me.
I don’t judge you on what you believe in, I don’t care about the colour of your skin, what you wear or what you eat, I judge you by how you treat other people.