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Well here we are in Australia!

I am finding out that a mother of 3 does not have much time for blog writing, at least not while living out of a suitcase, which we’ve been doing for close to 3 months now.  Our shipments are on the way here from the UAE & NZ so it will still be another 2 months until we unpack our new home.  It’s actually not been as hard as it sounds & it has made me realise how little we really need, especially in regards to a new baby.  A sling & a boob & we’re set.

It has taken a month for A to find work.  He starts in 2 days so we have been very lucky having him around for AO’s first 7 weeks, my real test as a mother of 3 starts on Monday!  We have also found a home which we can move into in 2 weeks but this week our destiny should unfold.  A has another interview which could lead us out of Brisbane to the Gold Coast.  It is exciting knowing we have a home & income but there is a possibility our direction could quickly change.  We are waiting to see which road we’re on…….

It has been an interesting time for me while we were here with our suitcases, unemployed & homeless.  I felt my position as a mother & wife.  Kind of along for the ride, relying on the man to come through with a job to support me & the babes.  That is a pretty unnerving feeling for me & such huge responsibilities for A.  It was a test & a time to really feel how different life could be without work, to remind us to be grateful for all we have & for each other. But the man is good & we are up again, stronger.

My babymoon was not as I imagined!  We have been out & about exploring our new land, like tourists.  We’ve been to the beach &into the country, up the river & up lookouts driving somewhere every day.  Wee AO is a beauty.  She is a sensitive baby, much harder work then the other 2 but she is so loved & has the same sparkle in her eyes as her siblings although hers are blue not their brown.

So this week we will know where we will be settling.  I can’t wait to find out our destiny!

CJ's 4th Birthday!

Captain Hook

MC at South Bank - our weekly trip

my baby fast asleep

& wide awake!

looking for koalas

another view of Brisbane

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