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2016 Goals

2016 Goals

And this is the time of year that I set myself some goals and publish them on my little blog. It holds me accountable. It makes me want to achieve the things I’ve set out to do.    Grow more food. Each year we are getting closer to our goal of living sustainably on our […]

2015

2015

   June 2015 It has been a good year! For Georgia, 2015 was her final year of primary school, a bittersweet concoction of emotion. She represented her class on the SRC for the second time and worked on the school’s magazine committee. The grade 6s had their school camp in Melbourne, which she loved. Our […]

Eleven Months

Eleven Months

Well, the monthly photo with Trigg bear is getting more and more difficult each month! There’s too much to do to spend time lying down next to that little bear (the same bear who seemed enormous the day he arrived at our home – the same day Sarah came home from hospital)!    Sarah is […]

Goals: revisited

The beautiful Swansea, east coast of Tasmania Back in January I wrote this post about my goals for the year. I have been remembering these goals throughout the year, so I thought I’d do a re-cap about them to show you how crap I am at sticking to them. Decluttering: I am gradually going through everything, […]

9 months 

9 months 

Well isn’t Sarah a big bundle of joy! She is such a busy bee. She crawls quickly, following me around everywhere. She seems much happier since she began crawling (over a month ago now, so she’s quite good at it!). I think she likes exploring a bit too much. She is pulling herself up on […]

PlaySchool

PlaySchool

People who know me know that I love the children’s television show PlaySchool. As a teacher I can see the planning that goes into the show to educate and entertain children; to facilitate their learning through play and song; and to help parents learn how they can encourage their children to engage in imaginative play […]