365 Blessed – 350 – 29th May

Family Tree of Gram by Eva


Today I feel blessed by an exploration of Grandma’s family tree with Eva in order for her to be familiar with the people that she will see next week in Adelaide.  What fun history and geography!

I feel blessed by an afternoon at the shops with well behaved children.


365 Blessed – 347 – 26th May

Today I feel blessed by better sleep for all last night.

I feel blessed by coffee with a friend and my children that included quietist play and Eva making up a “spot the difference” picture for us.

I feel blessed by cuddling on the lounge under a blanket reading chapter books this evening.

365 Blessed – 342 – 21st May


Today I feel blessed by a fun session at Mindlab (www.themindlab.com) where Eva enjoyed working with others to make circuits and switches.

I feel blessed by a morning with Hugo and I hanging out and my squeezing in some reading and planning.

I feel blessed by an afternoon at the Museum checking out the sea exhibitions, the dinosaurs and the shop!

I feel really blessed that Andrew is safe after a scooter accident in which he broke his collarbone.

I feel very blessed to have a friend who had Eva and Hugo for a sleepover while Andrew and I spent time at the hospital this evening.

365 Blessed – 334 – 13th May


Today I feel blessed by some fun hot glue gun action creating the some Fiji memory art.


I feel blessed by relatively painless hair unbraiding and for a girl who is so excited to have crimped hair when it is normally straight.

I feel blessed by some time in the garden in the sunshine.

365 Blessed – 324 – 3rd May


Today I feel blessed by a fun kids club that Eva and Hugo wanted to go to which meant that we had time to relax and then snorkel directly off the beach where we are staying.


I feel blessed to have finished a great book while sipping wine this afternoon.


I feel blessed to see the children create a shell necklace and bracelet, a kava bowl from a coconut shell and a flower lei at kids club today.


I feel blessed that Eva and Daddy enjoyed another outing on the catamaran this afternoon where the most excitement was being towed back in by the jetski as a result of not much wind!


We feel blessed by cocktail hour by the beach where Hugo peacefully fell asleep and stayed that way all night!


I feel blessed that Eva had a last minute call up to help with beachside torch lighting this evening.

We feel blessed to have enjoyed a date night with yummy food and time for conversation.

365 Blessed – 319 – 28th April


Today I feel blessed to have a daughter with braided hair and a boy with a new ball.  Both were so excited about their morning adventure that spoke to both of their love languages.

Collection of Coral

Collection of Coral


Hugo created a mandala of his own


We were blessed to spend the afternoon splashing about in the pool and the warm sea and collecting teasures from the beach.

We were blessed to create this mandala from coral, shells, leaves, flowers and seaweed this afternoon.


We feel blessed for a fun sunset time of dressing up and lighting the torches around the resort.

365 Blessed – 312 – 21st April


Today I felt blessed to be back to one on one time with Eva seeing her story writing about our camper van and the time taken in the details of the picture!


I felt blessed by a friend who turned up with ingredients and taught Eva to make a Portuguese fish dish today.

I felt blessed by Eva enjoying her yoga this afternoon.

365 Blessed – 291 – 31st March


Today I feel blessed by a visit to Hugo’s kindy to help with end of term tidying which meant that we saw him playing with his friends and doing art.

I feel blessed by my children’s love of books which means that we have filled two library cards!


I feel blessed by the enthusiasm for our first attempt at homemade hot cross buns.


I feel blessed by Eva’s yoga lesson being held at the beach and including the making of a mandala using what we could find at the beach.  A most relaxing way to spend an afternoon.

365 Blessed – 287 – 27th March


This morning we were blessed to discover a second chrysalis hanging off the house from a caterpillar that went missing over the weekend.


I feel blessed by quiet lego play.  Something that has just clicked with these two.


I feel blessed to have Andrew home to co parent this evening after a long week of work obligations for him.

I feel blessed to watch Andrew and his helpers do some repairs to the stairs.