Somedays, time never seems to more forward. Days and days of tantrums, neverending laundry, endless dishes after a dinners barely anyone eats. The constant cycle of repetitive daily life. And then you realise, my children are a year older! Three! 3! Holy moly! How is it that while life seems to stand still, we all get older… Continue reading Happy Birthday to my 3 Year Olds!
Let the kids decorate the tree, they said. It'll be fun, they said. Actually, it was fun! They loved it! After they hung 90% of the ornaments in the lowest three branches of the old van Hulst family tree, we finished up our Christmas cards. And after they were in bed, 80% of the… Continue reading Getting Christmas Ready!
Are we an artsy fartsy family? .... Ooooh Yeah. There is nothing more satisfying for my boys than completing a piece of art to give to someone. They love painting, drawing, really anything crafty. So, needless to say, we were stoked to get this amazing gift pack of beautiful Educational Colours paint to try out! But not… Continue reading Educational Colours Paint Review & GIVEAWAY – Kiwi Mummy Blogs
I hope everyone had a fantastic and spooky Halloween! This year was (finally) the first year we had our Pumpkin Carving Party here in NZ. It was a blast! Even though no one was able to get any of those great orange pumpkins (there is definitely a market for them if someone is keen!) we… Continue reading Goodbye October, Hello November!
"Mum, this is the Beach Boys!" "I like this." whilst listening to Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, and the Andrew Sisters. "Daaaaaaaaaaayyy-O, I say Daaaaaaaaay-ooooo" "Can we listen to the Beatles?" Lots of dancing. "Is this Dean Martin?" More dancing. "Who's this?" "It's Elvis" "Elvis Parsley?" And more dancing.
These guys. If the sun is shining, they will be outside. xx
We are quietly waiting for spring. xx
Dummy, pacifier, binky, or what we called it, dubba. This isn't a post about why they are good or bad or evil or the best thing you could ever do for your sanity. Let me just say, I never expected MY children to have one, but they did. No biggie, the world didn't end. But… Continue reading Giving up of the Dummy
With the cold lately, it's been hard to get out and about. But, the moment that sun pokes through the clouds, we try and take advantage of it! A few weeks back, we took a little trip to the Wellington Zoo. We got to see so many amazing things, a tiger feeding, a couple feisty… Continue reading Winter at the Zoo
Life with twins can be hard enough, but what do you do when you have to climb 72 step everyday to leave the house, with two babies in tow?