This is my husband. He arrived home a couple of hours ago. Its 2.53pm. He works FIFO (fly in, fly out) He started work at 6 o'clock last night and worked through until he boarded a plane at 9 this morning. After his flight he drove over an hour to get home to us. For … Continue reading FIFO Myth Busting – what I think about some of the sh*t people say.
I have a bit of a thing for our planet. The more informed I become the more shocked I am and the more effort I put into making every day changes because its scary, isn't it? It's terrifying to think that every single piece of plastic every created still exists. Its unsettling to know that … Continue reading The Sustainability Movement – changes we’ve made and the products we’re using
"I am not the fun parent. I’m the every day, the mundane, the emotional labour drudge. I’m grateful for it, but I’m exhausted by it. There is very little that is exciting about me, because I’m always here." Its my day off today. The little one is in daycare while the older one is in … Continue reading I’m the “everyday” – so days with Mum will never compare to days with Dad.
My 9 year old can crack some good jokes. Hes got a beautiful little heart. He can hold a decent conversation with other adults and enjoys a good chat. Hes very worldly for his age. He respects his elders, he uses his manners and hes polite. Hes “a pleasure” according to other parents. Hes clever … Continue reading No one Warned me About 9
"I am always comparing my weaknesses to someone else’s strengths, so no wonder I’m worn out all the time" I’m tired. I say that so often that I feel like its lots its meaning. I say it to my kids. I say it to my husband. I say it to the check out chick when … Continue reading By my own Measure, I’m Never quite Good enough.