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…

5/52

“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…

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…

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…

The road to reducing

Moving definitely has a way of making you re-consider the value of your possessions. We have just moved from a six bedroom rented mansion into a three bedroom shoebox with my mother and brother. That’s four adults and three kids squeezed into three little rooms, all in the name of saving for our Airstream Adventure…