52 catch-up

“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2013.”   Juju: Free spirited. My little day dreamer. Mowgli: Mr Fix-it. My sensitive, sweet boy. Coco: Adventurous and oh so naughty.   I’m posting this because I’ve given up catching-up on weeks 19 to 25 of The 52 Project. It was beginning to…

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“A portrait of our children, once a week, every week, in 2013.” Juju: At the pool – “Whoops I did a burp Mum. It’s not spicy… Look I’m a mermaid. Look Mum, I’m making footprints out of water.” Mowgli: Teething pains. Coco: Vacuum cleaner obsessed. Did I mention the twins are STILL teething? It’s been…

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“A portrait of our children, once a week, every week, in 2013.” Coco: Tissue fun (instigated by our mosquito-bitten youngest) Mowgli: Joining in the mass destruction. Juju: “I am cleaning up! I’m cleaning up with my wand.”   Our children don’t play with toys. We’ve given up buying them these days. They have an amazing…

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“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2013.”  Juju: Airstream Dreaming. Coco: Toilet Fascination. Mowgli: Dryer Obsession.   Juju has always been a daydreamer. The boys, on the other hand, just don’t sit still long enough to daydream. They’re like Duracell bunnies on speed. And toilets and dryers are their latest…

2/52: Cranky

“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2013.”  Juju: She loves walking barefoot, just like her mum. Mowgli: Eight teeth are coming through at once. Molers and canines. My poor baby. Coco: No matter how many times I tell him and his brother not to play with the door, I find…

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“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2013.”  Juju: Tutu, beads and invisible wings – part fairy Mowgli: Always smiling – part bunny Coco: Mmm Gingerbread men – part cookie monster   I’ve been inspired to take part in the 52 project and post a photograph of my children every week…

Not child proof

We finally have our Airstream out of Quarantine. Hooray. She’s a little beaten up from the sea trip and has some aesthetic issues, but nothing too major. The kids had their first play in her today and it was a complete nightmare. They all fought over the LED lights. The twins climbed into the bathroom…

We made it!

Happy first Birthday to my darling little boys. This is the first chance I’ve had to say it – I’ve spent most of the week cradling your flu-ridden little heads on my chest and covered in snotty green slime and festy yellow pus. Thank you for a wonderful, topsy turvy, magical year and for teaching…

Weekly Photo Challenge: My little gang of (happy) super villains

“It does sound like they have teamed up to form a gang of evil super villains who suck life, destroy souls and deprive mummy of sleep. So if you want me to hate them I will.” I am still chuckling over some of the responses I received to my sleep-deprived rant threatening to give my…

Rabid Children

It has been one of those months. The kids have barely slept. The most sleep I’ve managed in a row is two hours. In total about five hours of broken sleep a night. The twins are teething and they’ve developed separation anxiety. J is suddenly scared of the dark. Did I mention that makes three…

Living in a Pressure Cooker

I’m enjoying my friend’s reactions when I tell them we’re planning to live in a vintage Airstream and travel around Australia with our three little munchkins. The best so far, “I think you’re bonkers jamming three kids and two adults into a confined space like that. Maybe you can be sponspored by Kambrook or some…