This past week has been a bit tuff around here. As I wrote in my last post I found out that I do have gestational diabetes and I have just been mentally and physically exhausted, to be honest. This lack of energetic surplus has made me feel like I've been a pretty shitty parent. I … Continue reading Dealing With the Big Bad Mommy Guilt
This morning I went to get the test results from my glucose tolerance test I had done last week and the results came back with some rather depressing news. As I was sitting in the waiting room at my GP I had a weird feeling in my stomach and it wasn't (only) baby movements I … Continue reading Bloody Bad News on a Rainy Tuesday
Boom! Reality hits big time next week - and it's quite okay. Josh got accepted into The University of Queensland today and starts his studies there next week. That is huge news for us, since we haven't really known up until today if he would get into uni this semester or if he'd have to … Continue reading Josh got into uni and I painted a door
Two weeks ago we packed up our house in Wollongong and went on a one-way road-trip to Queensland to start our new life in Brisbane. Sometimes it seems like yesterday,but most days I feel like we have been Queenslanders for ages. Not that our house looks particularly neat or unpacked. At all! But it already … Continue reading Our first two weeks in Brisbane
First of all, I hope you have all had an amazing Christmas and a great start to the new year! 2018 is well on it's way. Just like that. Lets make it a good one, shall we? And now, for the interested, a little bit about how we spent our Christmas and New Years here … Continue reading Our Merry Christmas & pretty average New Year 2017
We took a chance. And we are so very happy that we did. This past week we have had a Danish family of four - Mom Jeanette, Dad Jonas, Marvin 5 years, and little baby Dexter 8 months - living with us. We had never met them before they arrived here - at least not … Continue reading WOW, WE INVITED STRANGERS INTO OUR HOME
Today I woke up exhausted. For some reason I couldn't sleep last night as I was feeling sick and miserable. The same night both of the girls slept really well for a long time and Billie and I had the bed to ourselves, since Josh worked nightshift. Typical. Josh hadn't even come home from work … Continue reading IS IT OKAY IF I’M IN LOVE WITH MY KIDS’ PRESCHOOL TEACHER?