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Mother of 6 children. 4 boys and 2 girls. A proud stay-at-home-mum and Co-founder of the website. Jill has a strong Catholic faith. "I believe it's really important to have a support network for mums to connect and learn from each other." She also has a Degree in Primary Teaching from Melbourne University.

The Sanguine And The Melancholic

The Sanguine And The Melancholic

The Four Temperaments: Sanguine You tend to be someone who is lively, sociable and carefree. You tend to make friends easily and view life with optimism. You have a creative and imaginative side. You are usually flexible but also flighty. Choleric You are definitely extroverted! You may often be excitable, impulsive and at times restless. […]

Distraction: The Best Trick Of All

Distraction: The Best Trick Of All

    Crying kids. Seems like such a part of daily life. Whether it be my three-year-old throwing a classic tantrum, one of my twins who has tripped and fallen, or my four-year-old upset for tipping over her milk, my kids are quite happy to bawl their eyes out. I have to admit that instead […]

Beneath Those Pots and Pans…

Beneath Those Pots and Pans…

  As I was vigorously scrubbing one of my pots this morning, that quote form Saint Theresa of Avila came floating through my mind. “God is in the pots and pans.” I started thinking about this and realized that if I don’t find God in those one hundred, unnoticed tasks of each day, I am […]

I’m Normal, Right?

I’m Normal, Right?

  How Many Of These Can You Relate to? Waiting to get out on a date night with your husband just to hold hands and speak without being interrupted, but then ending up talking about your children 90% of the time. Telling your children you love them ‘all the same’, but in your head, secretly […]

9 Handy Housekeeping Hacks

9 Handy Housekeeping Hacks

  1) Make Use of That Wet Wipe When you use a wet wipe, wipe down another surface before throwing it out if it isn’t too dirty. For example, if you have wiped your toddler’s hands, fold it in half again and wipe that nasty black spot on the floor before tossing it out. 2) […]

Are you Addicted To Your Phone? QUIZ

Are you Addicted To Your Phone? QUIZ

  Phones are great, they are so convenient! But how do we know when we are getting too addicted?  If you answer ‘Yes’ to three or more of the questions below, it may be time to consider putting aside that little device of yours… Must your phone be in your sight 100% of the time? Do you need […]

We Plan, God Laughs

We Plan, God Laughs

  There is that saying that ‘if you want to make God laugh, tell Him about your plans’. Well, I couldn’t agree more. As humans, we seem to want to be in control of everything. I guess because being in control gives us a sense of power, reassurance that everything will be okay. There are […]

How Do I Do It with SIX Under SIX?

How Do I Do It with SIX Under SIX?

  I have six awesome little kiddies, all under the age of six. A five-year-old boy with mild autism or what I like to call ‘superpowers’, a delightful four-year-old daughter, a very energetic three-year-old boy, mischievous nearly two-year-old twin boys and a precious 6-month old girl. People often ask me, ‘how do you do it?’, […]

SUGAR! I Love It, Do You?

SUGAR! I Love It, Do You?

  I have a huge sweet tooth and have always loved my sweets! Dessert is my favourite part of the meal. So why am I writing this article? Definitely not to put you off sweets or convince you to cut it out of your life in any way, but more to make you aware of […]

Keep Up Those Kisses!

Keep Up Those Kisses!

    Sometimes you may find yourself so busy that it is good to stop and think, how many cuddles and kisses have I given my kids today? It can be so easy to rush around and forget that these little people need lots of love, attention and that mummy is listening to them. When […]