Archive for July 2010




nature table

Since the beginning of Autumn we have begun  a nature/seasonal table. I love it when we’re out & find things to take home for our table.  It is always changing.  Here is today’s picture, flowers given to CJ by our ‘flower woman’ at the farmer’s markets, shells from South Stradbroke Island, fairies made at playgroup & a mushroom I made at home. The pine-cones are AO’s favourite toy right now so there are quite a few hanging around the house.

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Add comment July 11, 2010

when the bubble bursts

we were just waking up to a lazy Sunday when CJ went through this

our day did not go according to plan!

CJ went by ambulance to the hospital where he was cleaned & stitched up.  Poor A who went with him almost fainted twice.

He was back home by the early afternoon & is feeling fine.  What a fright.

We’ve had some bad luck lately.  I look at it as a reminder to count my blessings.

1 comment July 11, 2010

reclaiming my baby-moon.

I’ve been so tired lately.  But I am not good at doing nothing. I started reading a beautiful book last week but today it lay on my pillow & I had a day of baby-moon.  Since the birth of AO I have been full steam ahead but lately my body is telling me to rest.  Today I watched AO breastfeed, I looked at the colours of her hair & stroked her soft head. We played with each others hands & I listened to her sounds. We stared in each others eyes & I watched as she fell asleep, twice so far today. We breathed together.

I have decided to do this more often & to reclaim my baby-moon that was lost in an International move.  One day here, one day there, I reckon I’m owed at least 4 weeks of peaceful days in bed with my newest baby.

Add comment July 4, 2010

our now

“Life teaches us to be content with the only fate it proposes to us” Mourid Barghouti.

Today was beautiful.

Look at my boy!

And my girl!

And my girl!

This is today.

We would like to go overseas again one day. But this is our now & where else would we want to be?! A perfect Winter’s day, hanging out at a funky cafe & playing on the beach.  Heaven.

Add comment July 3, 2010

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