River Tubing On The Mulgrave River Near Cairns With The Kids

The kids and I did a whole heap of fun (and sometimes scary) adventures when we were away in Cairns and Port Douglas. It's taking me forever to sort through the photos. I blame my PT office job writing a website with Autism Spectrum Australia. But mustn't grumble as I have spent some of my … [Read More...]


Menopause Has Given Me A Dose of Anxiety – So Thanks For That

How is menopause like autism, you're wondering? … [Read More...]

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Sydney’s Best Playgrounds – Parramatta Park {Updated}

Have you been for a visit to Parramatta Park?  Whaaat!??  Well, come on, start packing the picnic stuff, get the … [Read More...]

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Collaroy Beach Playground {Updated}- Sydney’s Best Playgrounds

We love this playground! For its views, its space and its very happy family memories for us. … [Read More...]


Watching Whales Around Sydney

Whale watching season is upon us. Myself and the kids saw some whales heading north in July when we were in Jervis Bay. … [Read More...]


Miracle on the Great Barrier Reef – Kids Take Holiday Photos of Mum For Once

Miracle1: Teens in photo with their mother. Miracle2;  Teens smiling, more or less... Do you come home from a holiday … [Read More...]

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On The International Day Of The Girl Child My Question Is: Why Don’t Girls Rule The World?

Now tell me I am not alone here... in thinking that my daughter is FAR smarter than my boys, far more capable, far more … [Read More...]


Why This FIFO Lifestyle Can Just F… Off

Look, I'm not saying for a moment that having a husband with a fly in fly out (FIFO) job is all bad. There are many … [Read More...]

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The Best Bushy, Natural Playgrounds in Sydney

We're fortunate to live in a cul de sac in the bush. Garigal National Park is our backyard and some beautiful misty … [Read More...]

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Muddy’s Playground On The Esplanade In Cairns

Alright, we admit it, we are playground nerds. And when in Cairns, there's one huge and very marvellous playground … [Read More...]

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Why We Are Loving The Novotel Cairns Oasis Resort

Now then, it had been more than 20 years since I'd stayed in Cairns and back then it had been strictly backpacker-only … [Read More...]

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