I wouldn't be his mama if I didn't make him put on the coat and goggles for a photo 😁 I still remember feeling SO cool walking into my my first anatomy, bio and chem labs with my coat and goggles 😂🙋🏽 it wore off pretty quickly though when there were assignments to hand in and practicals to do 😅 #welovescience
there are so many cool things for kids at the Waikato museum!!!! My fave... the knitted vegetable garden! ♥️ see the last photo of my sister enjoying herself in the cart... and my poor niece on the sideline 😂 #auntywillsaveyoudarling #letthembelittle #childatplay #kmlnz
♡ f i n ♡ We met our new GP today. After 15 mins I had confirmation that her behaviours and sleep patterns are not normal, two prescriptions for things we can try to help her sleep, and a referral to a paediatrician to diagnose for autism, adhd, add or sensory issues. 🙌🏼🙌🏼 we may not get a diagnosis until she is 3 but at least we’re still moving in the right direction. This is the 4th doctor I’ve seen for help with sleep and the first doctor to actually listen, respond and even ask if I’m ok after two years of next to no sleep 💕 such a relief ☺️☺️☺️☺️
PALEO CHICKEN PATTIES 🐥 the recipe is in our blog! Got stuck with the healthy meal ideas for the whole family? Check the BLOG section on our website to get an inspiration #onefamilyonemeal #recipeblog
Never too early to start being festive, right?! Took some test shots for my Christmas photography special and now he won't take his "Kiss-miss hat" off 😂😍
Picking me flowers has become a regular thing when we do the school run. To start with I tried hurrying him along, telling him not to muck around.... but now we take our time. I let him pick me as many flowers as he wants because one day, he wont want to anymore - so until then I will continue to fill my pockets with daisy's & love 🌼🖤 #mamasboy #littleboo #blessedwiththebest
"Wisdom begins in wonder" - Socrates
Spring Nails! Busy times call for a busy mani....Have I packed for our family holiday that starts Friday - NOPE. Hubby flys home from a work trip hours before we LEAVE...(hence NOOOOOO motivation to pack on my own lol)....HOWEVER Have I planned my holiday Mani - YEP (Trendy-10 for the win...watch this space I'll show you my picks!! )..... SOOOOO I just need to squeeze in a Mani and Packing suitcases between now and Thursday night #wishmeluck
is definitely a staple wrap for your collection, and if you're a turquoise fan then you can't go past #TheGemLifeJN
....Love these beauties! ❤️🌈
We are so excited to announce the mother of all NZ baby giveaways! The lucky winner will win everything listed from the NZ stores below worth $500🙌🏻
Perfect for Xmas gifts - just saying!🎄
Ultimate Christmas Busy Book
2x Solar buddies and 2x replacement heads
2x pairs of shoes
Romper and bow set
2x dribble bibs
Egg keepsake 💗
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Pregnant?? Have you packed your bag? I was in denial that I would have Sophie, and I didn't pack my bag! Then had to do it in a rush, not thinking I packed white trackies, and had to wear them straight after labour 🙋🏻♀️🤣. Note: they did stay white. Don't be like me, pack early, don’t pack white pants and make sure you pack these hospital bag essentials. Online now!
Boys will be boys!
Loving how today turned out! Started off raining 🌧 here and the sun is still out now 👍🏼 hello spring 😘
And just like that language has clicked for this little babe! We have mimicking and animal sounds and singing 😍 her little personality is shining and my heart is so happy 💕💕💕
My littlest love, he's come leaps and bounds since starting kindy! Today is his first day venturing out & going on an adventure, so excited for him🖤😍 #mamasboy #littleboo #motherhood_nz
I had to hide behind a hand puppet theatre curtain to take this photo.
Then because I have the stealth of a drunk three-legged hippo, not long after I took it, he looked up and saw me and that was the end of story time.
Good one, mum. #MumFail #DidItForTheGram
It's the simple things in life that free your soul the most ✨🧡
Been a little quiet on social media lately while we have slowly been packing up our whole lives because in 10 days, we move to TAUPO!!! I still can't believe it's happening, but am so excited for this next season we are stepping into as a family and for the goodness of God who has made it all happen ❤... and I never do this but it's definitely appropriate in this moment #blessed
LUNCH BOX must-have! Made with real organic fruits and zero-added sugar. Our Fruit & Oat Bar will keep your kids go-go-going! #backtoschool #healthysnacksnz
Hubby has had the 2nd week of the school holidays off work. He got to do all the fun stuff with the girls like making cupcakes with Miss 3 💕 #evendadscanbake #makingcupcakes
Happiness is.. the beach with your babies 😊🧡✨
S U N D A Y was a goodie and tomorrows going to be even better... the holidays have been fun, it's been so nice hanging with my big boy while his little bros at kindy - but I am bloody stoked life goes back to normal, being out of wack was making my anxiety go through the roof🙈
On another note - how rad is this stripped badge tee from @mestore.co.nz
! Preorders for these end tonight (they wont be restocked so dont miss out) red/white & black/white.... a summer must have ladies 🙌☀️ #mestore
Dreaming of a life of less - less stuff, less things, less stress. But also a life of more - more experience, more time, more living.
Our society is fucked. We work our fingers to the bone, long hours, little pay, just to provide and get by. We only have this life and I’m sure once we’re dead we won’t look back and think “shit I’m glad I worked 70 hours a week” 🤷🏼♀️😂 ⠀⠀⠀⠀
Our little family doesn’t need a lot. Especially not material things. What I want is time - with my husband and my babes. Adventures and travel and exploring. Flexibility and simplicity and no societal expectations. Not fleeting moments in the morning and evening and between the babies waking up. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Is it possible in Auckland though? I don’t know 🤷🏼♀️ but in the mean time we are working on a small business idea that might help us to achieve this 👌🏼🙊
Spent the morning walking the Nelson airport perimeter, first time was for fun (we have done it a couple of times, but never the full loop). And the second time was to retrace our steps as brad lost his wallet 🙄 so I’ve spent the afternoon cancelling his cards! Happy Sunday 🤨
Beautiful day to be outside!
S U N D A Y is Family day 🖤
We're off to see my gorgeous little nephew for cuddles & Master 6 has requested we do something super fun before he heads back to school tomorrow (insert happy dance here🙈) How's your Sunday looking?
#sundayvibes #familyfirst #adventures #instagood #kmlnz
-jeans feels 😂👌🏼🙌🏼 not quite pre-baby #1
but it’s heading in the right direction. My restricted diet for Harvey’s reflux has helped BUT I’m struggling to exercise. I don’t seem to get a break from the kids til after H goes down, and I lack the willpower to exercise at 10pm at night! Sleep > exercise 😩🤯 how do other people fit the time in?!?
The future belongs to the curious 💕
Motherhood is a new phase in life that causes a major shift in identity. I can also call it as a redefining moment. Before having Leon I was confident I would be able to continue my busy career while being a loving mother... These days, I have understood that it's better for my family if I'm not working full-time. Eventhough, I'm embracing this change and take it as an opportunity to grow, it's a bit hard to keep my personal identity. Stay-at-home Mothers your are awesome! Working Mums you are a bloody legends!!! I'm very excited to see where this path in "finding new me" will led me to #thinkingoutloud
This photo was taken 5 months ago when Leon just turned 10 months. It seems like yesterday... #slowdowntimeplease