So it turns out that every lockdown we have brings a new level of commitment to the country. First time round, we decided to move up here for good...and this time round, we got a dog!!! This is Theo and we are so excited to welcome him to our family. It's kind of a crazy … Continue reading Welcome, Theo, to the Judd Crew!
With New Zealand opening back up again, May was a very good month! We spent most of it in the country, with a couple of stints back in Auckland. The first of those saw us back there for just one night to sort a few things out; the second was for a week and a … Continue reading Five things in May
I've been keeping a gratitude journal for about eight weeks now – formally that is. I used to 'use' gratitude in an ad-hoc way to calm myself when I felt anxious, panicky or unfocused, but a couple of months ago I formalised the practice and started writing down three things I was grateful for each … Continue reading Feeling grateful
Amelie is absolutely, definitely 100% a toddler now. I enjoy this kid so incredibly much! I mean, sure, she's totally out of control from time to time, but Amelie has also become incredibly hilarious. She has a great sense of humour and is super-cheeky; we often have to stop ourselves laughing when she’s being naughty … Continue reading Amelie at two
Look what turned up on my doorstep early Friday morning! I spent the 1.5 hours I was awake before Hayden made a surprise appearance working extremely hard to convince myself that he wasn't on his way to our NZ apartment, as well as getting ready for a non-existent Easter breakfast with my family (who were … Continue reading Bonus husband!