Dearest baby girls – a letter to the twins

dearest baby girls

I’ve got a confession. At 39 weeks pregnant, and no sign of these babies, my patience is starting to wobble. Mostly because the closer I get to 40 weeks the more serious the induction talks become. I was chatting to my doula about natural ways to kick start labour. I got the usual ‘sex, nippleRead more

6 gifts for second time mums – the things they really want!

6 gifts for second time mums

There’s absolutely no doubt that a second (third, fourth, fifth…) pregnancy is totally different from the first. You’re pregnant, but the first child (or the tribe of older children) probably couldn’t care less! Often a second (or fourth) pregnancy isn’t treated with as much excitement. But second time mums still deserve some spoiling! I’ve put together myRead more

3 festive drinks and a SodaStream giveaway!

Competition has now closed. Congratulations to the winners, Sallyann, Sarah and Jo. I hope your festive season was full of fizz!  Christmas is here and yet again I am ‘with child’. No indulging in Christmas champagne or alcoholic festive drinks for me. The solution? A SodaStream, giving me plenty of bubbles of the non-alcoholic variety.Read more

Playskool Heroes – a toy review by the Wallace boys

Playskool Heroes Toy Review

There’s no denying that kids love super heroes. My biggest lad is a huge Spiderman fan and the middle lad loves ‘Hulk smash’. Ironic, because he’s a skinny kid. The littlest lad is happy doing superhero moves and making ‘ka-pow’ sounds. The challenge is to find superhero toys that are suitable for 6, 4 and 2Read more

Selling a house with kids, without losing your mind!

Selling a house with kids, without losing your mind!

There are moments that are life changing. One of those moments here on Wallace was finding out we are having twins. All of a sudden, our three bedroom house wouldn’t be big enough for us. It was time to sell. The challenge we faced was selling a house with kids, without totally losing our minds. I’mRead more

The HARS Museum in Wollongong: amazing for plane enthusiasts!

hars museum

Heading to Wollongong with a budding pilot? Check out the amazing historic aircraft at the HARS Museum (HARS = Historical Aircraft Restoration Society)! I won’t pretend I know anything about historical aircraft, but my boys do love planes. Especially planes they can clamber about. If the weather isn’t great for the beach, a visit to the HARS MuseumRead more