A week in Seminyak at Villa Makasih

This year we decided to return back to Bali for our first holiday as a family of four. With its array of amazing cafes and beaches and being so close to everything, we couldn’t wait to get back to Seminyak. When travelling we generally split our time up between a big resort and also a…

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Hello baby boy – the birth of August Fox

On Sunday 2 December 2018 at 8.34pm we welcomed our baby boy into the world. He was here; happy, healthy and safe, finally, after keeping us waiting exactly two weeks over his due date…but it wasn’t the birth experience I had hoped for, far from it and 4 months later, I look back with so…

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The little gadget that took my skin from blah to glowing in 3 weeks

I’ve never been one of those girls with perfect, flawless skin. I’m 32 and still get pimples pretty regularly and I often think to myself… “seriously, when does this stop? I’m not 16 anymore?”  Since I was a teenager I’ve had pretty terrible skin and tried all of the things to help like the pill,…

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When you’re blessed with a baby that HATES sleep…

If you’ve been following me for a while, you’ll know that it’s no secret that I was blessed with a little babe that pretty much hated sleep from the very beginning. And when I say beginning, I mean like day one. I’ll always remember the second night in hospital with Eva where I begged a…

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10 tools for dealing with feelings of depression and anxiety

Today I’m sharing my favourite blog post from Teagan from Two Kids Raising Kids. I love the way Teagan so openly shares both her motherhood and personal experiences with us, but not only that, she offers helpful and practical tips to make life that little bit easier. If you’ve had feelings of anxiety and depression…

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Ditch the dinner time blues with Gourmet Dinner Service

Does anyone else make it to about 4pm each day and then start thinking about the dreaded dinner prep? What nutritious meal can I make for the family that will taste delicious and more importantly, Eva will actually eat? And that’s on the days I’m actually home. Work days are another story. It’s more of…

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IVF the second time around – part 2

The night before our embryo transfer I barely slept a wink. I think I got about two or three hours in. I was up most of the night consumed in my thoughts of “what if”. What if that first round was just a total fluke and we’re going to have to go through all of…

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My top tips to smash toilet training like a boss

A few months ago we decided it was time to bite the bullet and start this whole toilet training thing. Apart from probably four really tricky days, it’s actually gone quite smoothly and we can now safely say goodbye to the nappies (hells yes!). So if you’re just about to start the joy that is…

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IVF The Second Time Around – Part 1

I remember walking out the doors of the IVF clinic three years ago wondering If I’d ever be back. It was just after our official blood test to see if we were pregnant, and having done about 40 sneaky at home tests, I knew we were. I remember wondering what it’d be like the second…

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The best kid-friendly cafes in Sydney

Before we had Eva one of our favourite things to do of a weekend was head out for a leisurely weekend breakfast. You know the kind…the one where you read the paper, sip on a coffee and eat a delicious hot breaky. Those days may be long gone, but eating out is still something we…

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Lets get married – a magical bali elopement

Late last year, on a total whim, we decided to get married in Bali. Just the three of us. We’ve been together for almost ten years, engaged for five of those, and thought it was probably about time. The idea of a traditional wedding was never quite us, and the thought of spending a tonne…

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