It’s taken me some time, but I have come to realise some very simple rules to live by that allow me to keep my life with four children simple for me.
This is a hard one for most people. Especially those of us who have a plethora of control issues. One of the biggest sources of discontent for the person with control issues is the inability to accept that things are not going to be okay all of the time. There are going to be momentsContinue reading “It’s time to start being okay with not being okay.”
With six people living at home, there are six birthdays, six Christmas (presents) day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, a wedding anniversary, Valentine’s Day, 1st day of school day, you had a shitty day, well done I’m so proud of you day, you just want something new today.
The corona virus and the following quarantine/ isolation has been a difficult landscape for everyone to navigate. Children have been home from schools, people have been loosing jobs and yes even lives. No one has escaped this time with out fear for a loved ones safety. We have been trying as best we can toContinue reading “Podcast episode #2”
Far too often in our everyday lives do we defeat ourselves before we give anyone else the chance to take us down.
Day 1 of our newest project was to put it lightly…difficult. When I returned home from a day long expedition to purchase our Van I could tell C. was unimpressed. You see in the weeks of research we had been doing I had spent much of my time trying to explain to C. exactly howContinue reading “Let the build begin.”
We had to re-home our dog. Max was a rescue. He is a loveable, cute, fun and caring. An American Staffy x Boxer Max was not a small dog. But we had a problem, Max was too big for our family to handle. But what to do? C. and I had noticed that after movingContinue reading “Making tough choices.”
Ultimately our son has shown us the importance of talking less and doing more.
Nine months ago my husband and I decided to remove sugar from our diet. All forms of ‘added’ sugar. We used the Sarah Wilson’s “I Quit Sugar” 8 week detox plan and we haven’t looked back. We absolutely loved it but early on decided that we wouldn’t impose it on the children – yet. However,Continue reading “Minimalism and Diet”
C. and I have been doing some intensive research into vans and how we can reintegrate the outdoor lifestyle back into our lives. We have been looking at all different kinds of vans online, but C was struggling to comprehend the size that we actually needed. We had been looking into Ford Transit LWB* andContinue reading “Our first step into Vanlife”