One year on as an expat mum

A whole year has passed since we welcomed our little bundle of joy into our arms here in Australia. Actually, it's been 14 months but I have been meaning to write this for a while, two whole months if we're being precise!! But, anyone with kids or just anyone creeping close to 30 knows that … Continue reading One year on as an expat mum

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Port Douglas: Five Family Friendly Restaurants That Are Extra Fun!

If you have chosen Port Douglas as a holiday escape with your family then you will be pleased to know that Port Douglas does 'family friendly' very well. As with many towns outside of the major cities under 18's are permitted in most food and drink establishments til as late as 10-11pm, great news for … Continue reading Port Douglas: Five Family Friendly Restaurants That Are Extra Fun!

An Expat Mum Without Her ‘Village’.

It's well known that being a single mum is tough and we often hear of the struggles these hard working women face but a lot of them will admit they rely on the support from their family and friends to help them raise their child, as do couples with children. I recently read a post by Constance … Continue reading An Expat Mum Without Her ‘Village’.

Baby Travel ‘Must Have’ Items – Tried and Tested.

The thought of traveling with a baby can often put a lot of people off. There are the worries about disrupting routines, the stress and uncertainty about what baby essentials will be available for you at the arrival destination or what you need to bring with you and not to mention the anxiety about how well … Continue reading Baby Travel ‘Must Have’ Items – Tried and Tested.

Flying long-haul with a baby – Your questions answered.

The anticipation of flying (long-haul especially) with a baby can be daunting! Before my recent trip from Australia to the UK i was full of questions and considerations and was pretty terrified i was going to be scowled at by the passengers and remembered as THAT mum with THAT baby. Let's face it, we've all … Continue reading Flying long-haul with a baby – Your questions answered.

The life with a newborn I wasn’t prepared for….

Parents are full of advice for first time mum’s and feel it’s their duty to try and prepare you for what lies ahead. People quite often joked that my life as I knew it was over. Whilst my rational mind knew that wasn’t the case and things would just be different, it was the first few … Continue reading The life with a newborn I wasn’t prepared for….

A Travel Inspired Nursery: Update!

Back in January i wrote a post titled' A Travel Inspired Nursery: A Personal Touch' all about my vision for my baby boy's nursery and i promised to update when it was finished. I had hoped to bring a "baby-boy-friendly, subtle feeling of adventure to the room". I had chosen the obvious colour palette of white … Continue reading A Travel Inspired Nursery: Update!