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Cooking

Craft, Motherhood

Stories of the “Week”

10th November 2014

Another post about Week in the Life – the concept by Ali Edwards 🙂  I started putting together our week in the life, and it is a big task!  I am so glad I took so many notes, and also so many pictures.  I have found that I have really looked deeply into what I do every day, and what we do, and it is amazing how much we cram into the every day!  There never seems to be much downtime at all, until the kids are in bed at night! I have been honest in all the documenting, so if there were naughty kids, drawings on walls, baby oil in hair, it is in there.  There is no sugarcoating any of it.

 

From another perspective of documenting – I also wanted to keep a ‘right now’ focus and look at things like groceries, what we consume and how much of it, and what our ‘trends’ for food were.  It has been interesting looking at just how much food we go through, and reassuring in many ways.  They are getting enough fruit and vegetables!  Continue Reading…

Motherhood, Work Life Balance

The things we do

5th October 2014

In the name of motherhood, we do so many things!  Things that I am sure when I envisioned motherhood, I never thought I would be doing *so much* of.  The real, every day stuff.  Like constantly being called by four tiny humans.  Varying levels of “Mum/Mummy/Muuuuummmmmmy/MumMumMumMumMummy” at least 400 times a day.  Yep, in one day.  Idle thoughts like “Muuum, can I have an apple?’  “Mum, I can’t find _____”.  Most questions revolve around food, or equality (she has more, she hit me twice, he has my car, he tricked me). Continue Reading…