first holy communion day

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I'm still recovering from Sunday.....usually celebrations and birthday parties take me about a week to recover from. But this time I'm recovering from the fact that 2 of our little ones were so sick and the day did not go to plan. I'd spent the week making sure everyone's clothes were out, that they had shoes and socks to go with their outfit, we had the food sorted, I cleaned the house, thought about timing for the day....just didn't factor in that we were going to get sick! The night before, I … {Keep Reading...}

Sprinkle Cookies in the Thermomix

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Over on Instagram I’ve been sharing some fun ideas of how we play inspired by our favourite TV shows. At the moment Shimmer & Shine is super popular and so I created this sprinkle cookies that are so easy and fun to make and very delicious. Perfect for a special treat or birthday party. I […]

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9 baby items I can’t live without + a giveaway

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This post is sponsored by Little One’s  CONGRATULATIONS TO TRACY MCKENZIE WHO WAS CHOSEN AS THE WINNER OF THE GIVEAWAY. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO ENTERED, ANOTHER GIVEAWAY COMING SHORTLY… It’s hard to believe that we’ve had 7 babies in 11 years. And that means we’ve also had a lot of baby stuff in that time. In […]

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lottie’s baptism

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Tomorrow our little lottie will be 3 months old! Time flies when you’re getting no sleep and looking after a teeny little baby. I don’t know where it’s gone. I do know that we had a beautiful day for her Baptism a few weeks ago. It was a bit of a funny day too. Trying […]

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homeschooling with a new baby

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While I’m on a roll with homeschooling posts I thought I’d write a few more. This was a phrase I’d put into google because I was getting worried how I was going to homeschool with a new baby in the house. Blog posts would say you won’t be homeschooling, you need to change things, take […]

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homeschooling a child with special needs

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Following on from this post I thought I’d write about how homeschooling is going. Earlier this year we removed our daughter from a small special school to homeschool her. It was a stressful time because our plans for the year had to change. A new baby was coming into the family and we were certainly […]

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some thoughts on homeschooling + special needs homeschooling

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Before I write how well we are doing homeschooling I thought I’d write a few thoughts on homeschooling and special needs homeschooling. Otherwise it was going to be a very long post. Firstly,  I love teachers. Whenever I share a homeschooling post on FB I seem to get someone commenting on how hard teachers work. […]

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ditching some of our textbooks

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We now have 1 year of homeschooling behind us and are already 3 weeks into the term (mind you I had to ask one of my girls what week we were up to!). For those who are new, last year we started homeschooling twins in year 2. One went to a new school after 6 […]

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2 months today

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That’s gone quickly…….2 months old. We are in the middle of Baptism preparations this week and I’ve given myself the week to totally transform my house from cluttered mess to beautiful welcoming home. Let’s hope we get there. We have so many appointments and sporting activities this week so I hope it’s not a last minute rush. […]

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