Parenting is hard

10 Things I Hate About Being A Parent

Pretend I’m Miranda I was watching “Sex In The City 2” on the weekend while I was ironing (as you do). There was a scene where Miranda subtlety plied Charlotte full of alcohol and forced her to vent and to admit, just how hard it is being a parent, very, very hard. It was while […]

In The Blink Of An Eye

This week our family celebrated a very important milestone. It seems like only yesterday that I was holding my first little bundle of joy in my arms. After an exhausting labour that pretty much lasted two days, Miss M was born via C-section and made a surreal, all but quiet entrance into the world. Even […]

#stoptheviolence Whats The Answer ?

This past week has been a horrible week for victims and families of domestic violence. 3 women in just 2 days have had their lives taken away by a dispicable act of violence. 62 women have been killed at the hands of domestic violence, or violent crimes against women this year alone in Australia and […]


20 Questions To Ask Your Teenage Daughter

20 Questions To Ask Your Teenage Daughter Do  you often wonder what is running through the heads of your daughters? I know that sometimes trying to peer into the lives of your girls can sometimes seem like Mission Impossible. Do you remember when they were six years old and the first thing they wanted to […]

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Your Girls

10 Year Old Girls Sing Jason Miraz

10 Year Old Girls Amazing Talent Wowza, Check out these two twin girls covering Jason Miraz’, I’m yours. They certainly have a future.   Plus one from Vance Joy, awesome.. What a talent! Do your kids house any special talents, that are dying to get out? Do your kids have any special talents?t is youHave […]


20 Questions To Ask Your Teenage Daughter

20 Questions To Ask Your Teenage Daughter Do  you often wonder what is running through the heads of your daughters? I know that sometimes trying to peer into the lives of your girls can sometimes seem like Mission Impossible. Do you remember when they were six years old and the first thing they wanted to […]

Netball World Cup 10

The Great Divide – The Great Inequality In Women’s Sport

The Inequality In Women’s Sport The difference between men’s and women’s sport was never more apparent than when we visited the Netball World Cup recently. The stark contrast between sponsorship deals between men’s and women’s sports was very self evident. The Australian Diamonds are a  women’s national sports team who has been continually number one […]


10 Safety Tips Every Teen Girl Needs To Know

10 Safety Tips Every Teen Girl Needs To Know My two oldest girls who are teenagers are starting to get to the age where they are becoming a lot more independent with their lives and that includes starting to live very independent social lives. I worry about them going out with their friends without any adult […]

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Father Daughter Time

Things Dads can teach daughters

10 Things Dads Can Teach Their Daughters

10 Things That Dads Can Teach Their Daughters Following up from my post, 10 Things Mothers can Teach Their Daughters, I thought it was high time it was Dad’s turn. Being a father to a daughter is indeed very challenging….. There’s the tantrums, the boys, the makeup, the hormones, the nastiness, the fighting and yes….the […]

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Application Form To Date My Daughter

Make Sure Your Daughter Finds The Perfect Partner…well at least one that measures up to your standard. Application Form To Date My Daughter Here is something I’m sure all Dads will absolutely love!! Do you want to scrutinise potential boyfriends that your daughter may have even more closely? Perhaps instil an element of fear? The […]

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10 Tips For a Great Father Daughter Relationship

10 Tips For A Great Father Daughter Relationship I was one of the lucky ones, I had an amazing relationship with my Father.  I am an only child and he was the one man in my life that I looked up to with admiration and respected above all others.  Dad was my best friend a […]

Missing Dad

3 Years On – Missing You Are You Watching Over Us?

Are You Watching Over Us? The 8th April is always such a difficult day for me each year. This year marks the 3rd anniversary since my father passed away. I can’t believe it has been three years. Sometimes it seems like a lifetime ago, sometimes, just it seems just like yesterday. In my mind, clear […]

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Slow Cooker Chilli Recipe

Slow Cooker Beef Chilli As we prepare to batten down the hatches and embrace the cold front that is due to hit the eastern states this week. I thought I would share with you the perfect recipe to warm your insides and have your home smelling delicious. So it’s well and truly time to get […]

seafood linguine recipe

Seafood Linguine – Made Easy

I have a  dish that I always order, every single time we go to our local favourite restaurant. I spend half an hour perusing the menu, yet in the end it always results in the same decision. Miss E has been cooking dinner every Saturday night for the past few weeks and last Saturdays creation […]

chicken and leek lasagne

Chicken and Leek Lasagne

Miss E came to me the other night asking if she could cook dinner. I’m not one to to ignore a brilliant offer when I hear one, so of course my answer was YES!! At 15 she is a pretty good cook. Much better than her older sister, who somehow manages to burn everything she […]

Slow Cooked Beef Curry

Slow Cooker Beef Curry – An Easy Family Dinner

It’s that time of the year again – Slow Cooker Season Time when the weather starts cooling down outside, our thoughts drift to all that yummy comfort food, designed to warm our tummies. It is also a time where we Mums and Dads are ferrying our kids around to sport training, dance lessons, music lessons […]

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Beauty and Fashion

Bindi Irwin Make Over

All Teen Girls Wear Makeup – Unless You Are Bindi Irwin

To be beautiful means to be yourself. You don’t need to be accepted by others. You need to accept yourself. “What you do, the way you think, makes you beautiful.” – S. Westerfeld A photo posted by Bindi Irwin (@bindisueirwin) on Jun 2, 2015 at 1:17am PDT This photo posted by Bindi Irwin on her […]


Living With A Manscaper

Do You Live With A “Manscaper” *This post is sponsored by Lynx” Parents of girls know what the daily fight in the bathroom is like. Quadruple that and that’s what the daily fight for the bathroom is like with 4 girls! There are fights over hair straighteners and fights over blow dryers. Someone is using someone else’s face wash or deoderant, […]

Frozen hairstyles

How To Do Hairstyles From Frozen

How To Do Elsas “Frozen” Braid *This post contains affiliate links* Are your girls obsessed with Frozen? I am continually being asked “Mum can you do my hair like Elsa’s”?…… Ummm yeah sure….. It never ends up looking right. So you can imagine my joy when I found these instructions for the perfect Elsa braid […]


Little Ears Are Everywhere..Dove Legacy

Does Your Impression of Your Own Body Image Influence The Way Your Daughter Sees Herself? Ask yourself this…. how often do you complain about your thighs, your bum, your hair, your legs or other numerous body parts? How often do you realise that little ears are listening to every word you say? Our girls absorb […]

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