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4 Highly Effective Strategies To Create Happy Kids

4 Highly Effective Strategies To Create Happy Kids

  If you are looking for some strategies to help you in dealing with your kids in a positive and affirming way, below are 4 Highly Effective Strategies To Create Happy Kids  that might work for you! 1) Waiting Hands Ever experience those moments when your child or children are swarming around you trying to […]

Gospel Reflections ~ Pentecost Sunday (2015)

Gospel Reflections ~ Pentecost Sunday (2015)

AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS ~ Pentecost Sunday Recorded Homily, Sunday 24th May 2015: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. LISTEN NOW

Organise Your Laundry

Organise Your Laundry

  Laundries are often the messiest and unattractive room in the house. Here is the hub of all cleaning both housework and clothing. Because it is the room responsible for cleaning everything in our house it should be well organised, tidy and most of all, clean. Housekeeping supplies – these need to be kept out […]

DIY 2in1 Scarf And Breastfeeding Cover

DIY 2in1 Scarf And Breastfeeding Cover

  This DIY 2in1 Scarf And Breastfeeding Cover is super simple and quick. This a craft for any one regardless of sewing ability! Wear as an infinity scarf: And for discreet breastfeeding, unwrap once and anchor over one shoulder: What you need: 60cm (120+ cm wide) knit jersey fabric Pins Sewing machine  What to do: […]

It Is People Who Matter The Most!

It Is People Who Matter The Most!

  Having people over to your home can be a tricky thing. Most mums would agree that the kids usually seek more attention and their behaviour tends to be more disruptive or difficult. On top of that you are usually left with a fairly big mess after your guests leave! Yes, life is busy, and […]

Lemon Stevia Cordial

Lemon Stevia Cordial

    I had my first taste of stevia cordial while visiting my sister-in-law and her family who had stopped buying regular cordial and just made this one instead. And now I am hooked, have run off with their recipe (see below) and do the same with my family. This cordial tastes distinctly refreshing, SO […]

Gospel Reflections ~ Ascension Of The Lord (2015)

Gospel Reflections ~ Ascension Of The Lord (2015)

AUDIO GOSPEL REFLECTIONS ~ Ascension Of The Lord Recorded Homily, Sunday 17th May 2015: By Father Peter Murphy, Parish Priest, Holy Spirit Lavington, New South Wales. LISTEN NOW    

A Thrifty Cubby House Makeover

A Thrifty Cubby House Makeover

  When we moved into our new house recently we inherited a homemade cubby house that looked like this: Of course, being a creative mum, I was soon imagining how to turn this into a real feature in our yard where our children would have hours of fun. And this is more what I had […]

Let's Not Be Good, Let's Be GREAT!

Let’s Not Be Good, Let’s Be GREAT!

  It is so easy to live each day by simply getting by and doing ‘just enough’. Perhaps we are not doing the minimum, but are we really doing our very best in each and every situation? I began thinking about this idea when I was folding the laundry the other day. I rushed and […]

A Perfectly Penitential Lent

A Perfectly Penitential Lent

  I’m thinking about hanging a sign out the front of our house that reads: ‘The Shaw Infirmary’.   I kid you not. Since just prior to Lent my family have endured two gastro bugs, two colds, sinus infections, worms and allergy flare ups. Between the six of us there has been at least one […]