It was my birthday last weekend and we took off up to the country to celebrate it – an extra special trip considering it was our only opportunity in November to get up to Wonderview! Hayden and I both took the Friday off work and took Amelie out of school for the day, then headed … Continue reading My birthday weekend!
Over the weekend it was Hayden's birthday! We had a fantastic morning on Saturday, with a family walk over to one of favourites, Ripe Deli, for coffee, Spanish eggs and berry-coconut slice. We got it to go and ate it in Grey Lynn Park so Amelie could play on the playground. This playground is one … Continue reading Our city break in Auckland
I was brought up eating dinner with my whole family almost every evening, and without thinking it through too much I always imagined Amelie would do the same. Right now, however, her bedtime is between 6.30-7pm and by the time we're all home, unpacked and ready for the next day, there usually isn't time to … Continue reading Do your children eat dinner with you?
This autumn we got away for a few days to beautiful Hawkes Bay – the first time we've done that drive with Amelie! I was nervous but it was totally fine. Two stops on the way down and two on the way back, one planned and one unplanned each way. Oh and one somersault into … Continue reading A long weekend in Hawkes Bay
Hello! Hope you all had a good weekend. Mine was lovely – I had an assignment due on the Monday, so spent quite a lot of it studying, but managed to fit in some fun around the study. We were in Mangawhai with friends, and on Sunday we drove up to my parents' gorgeous new … Continue reading How I’m working on finding balance