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something for the ‘bonus’ parents

I stumbled across this post via facebook on the weekend, it’s funny how you notice things just at the right time don’t you think? It came as a timely read for me, so I thought it only fair to share with other ‘bonus’ parents / stepparents / blended families out there – click here to … Continue reading

wise words

wise words

It still amazes me how fast time seems to fly by, I mean a friend of mine just yesterday posted on Facebook that there is only 161 days until Christmas (that’s only 23 weeks!). Sorry, it’s not something I needed to know either. I’m still finding bits of tinsel under the couch from last Christmas! … Continue reading

against the wall-nut

against the wall-nut

Some days I feel like I’m banging my head against a brick wall. Do you ever feel like that? I’m sure I’m not alone. This week I’ve ridden a rollercoaster of emotions. I’ve gone from feeling strangely motivated & positive about getting back into my fitness routine (seriously, where did that come from?!), then I’ve … Continue reading

mixed emotions

Wow, it’s finally arrived, after a few long weeks, Mr Loud is now just about ready to head off to his new job interstate. I’m having mixed emotions about it. I’m so happy and proud of Mr Loud, this is a wonderful career opportunity with a great company; and it’s something that will benefit our … Continue reading

becoming a ‘single’ step-mum

becoming a ‘single’ step-mum

I’m going to be a ‘single’ step-mum. It’s almost an oxymoron right? As most of you know, I’m not a biological mother; I’m a step-mum to Mr Loud’s daughter, Little Loud. Mr Loud has just accepted a new job that will see him having to move interstate leaving Little Loud and I here in Brisbane. … Continue reading