Before I go too deep down this spiraling rabbit hole of school fees, can I just say that I appreciate teachers. I appreciate the men and women that teach my kids things that I can’t, who look after them and keep them safe while I work my butt off to afford their services. I do… Read More Holy Ship Guys – Can We Talk About The Cost Of Schooling?
Instagram is by far one of my favorite social media platforms. I love scrolling through my feed and watching everyone’s Insta Stories, and of course – sharing tidbits of our lives through images & videos. Instagram rolled out a new algorithm, which I normally don’t even think twice about – but this time it kind… Read More Dear Instagram, I tried
Have you ever heard the saying “comparison is the thief of joy”? It is a quote by Theodore Roosevelt, and I use it quite often. Why? Because it is absolutely, undeniably and completely true. I speak from experience. For the longest time I found myself drowned out by a sea of voices. These voices were telling… Read More Overcoming Comparison
When I was a kid, the most extravagant birthday party I attended was… well, my own. My mom bought me this gorgeous, crushed velvet floral blue dress that looked like a toilet doily and she let me wear lipstick, blush and teased my hair. I had two outfit changes, we pretended that my jungle gym… Read More The “Good-Enough” Birthday Party (+ One Thing I NEVER DO)
Today I did something pretty freakin’ amazing. Well, it is to me anyway. See, it was the first time in 7-years I was able to do it… We had some errands to run in town, and afterwards the kids were begging me to go to the beach. Normally I don’t take them to the beach… Read More Today I Did Something Amazing… I Wore A F@%*ing Swimsuit
Last week I was listening to the radio on my way to work, when Darren Simpson played the most beautiful speech to his Kfm audience. I am the daughter of a farmer, and it resonated with me and truly hit home. After he played the speech, he said “we should be treasuring our farmers, not… Read More So God Made A Farmer & The Need To Stand Up Against ALL Murder
Many of you will not like what I have to say or agree with me, and that’s alright – and many of you might already have your backs up because you have a pre-conceived notion of what I am about to say. All I ask is that you relax, and open your mind to what… Read More Religion In Schools – Someone Has To Say It
Quite a while ago I wrote a blog post on what no-one tells you about having a baby boy… turns out I knew NOTHING. There is so much more. Boys are freakin’ weird. So here is the updated version, seeing as Knox is now almost 2-and-a-half years old and I have so much to add now that… Read More What No-One Tells You About Having A Boy… The Updated Version