• Emma,  Birthdays,  Events

    Happy 13th Birthday Emma

    It is incredible to think we now have a teenage daughter, especially one so kind, respectful and talented. I know I speak for both myself and Belinda when I say how proud we are of you Emma. You have really…

  • 2021,  Emma,  Running

    Emma’s 50th Parkrun

    Today Emma completed her 50th Parkrun event! We are both so proud of her for battling through the cold winter mornings with us to do 5kms every Saturday. Congrats on your 50th Emma! Love Mum & Dad xoxo

  • 2021,  Emma,  Birthdays

    Emma’s 11th Birthday

    This weekend we celebrated Emma’s 11th birthday. On Saturday we had a party at Milne Bay, where she invited a few of her friends for a swim. After the party, Emma had 4 friends stay over the night. They camped…

  • 2020,  Emma,  Ryan,  Projects

    Emma & Ryan’s Tree House

    Over the weekend, Emma and Ryan came to me with a grand idea. Build a treehouse in the backyard. At first the kids had some grand ideas about the size and functionality of their treehouse. That was before I told…

  • 2020,  Emma

    Emma the Artist!

    Emma has always shown a keen interest in drawing, right from a very young age. Lately, she has been studying youtube tutorials on how to draw, and here are some examples of her artwork. Emma made me the Koala, Belinda…

  • 2020,  Emma,  Birthdays

    Emma’s 10th Birthday

    Today was a big birthday for Emma as she is now into double digits! The big one, zero. Well, truth be told, I might have made a bit more of it than she did. The realisation that your child is…

  • 2020,  Emma,  Ryan,  Declan,  School

    First Day of School 2020

    The new school year has started today! For Declan, this is his final year of school, which is exciting, a little scary and hard to believe all at the same time. Emma is going into Year 5 this year. She…

  • Emma,  2019,  Christmas,  Dance

    Christmas 2019 Lights at Queens Park

    Tonight we went to the Christmas lights in the park event. Emma was dancing her routine in the park at 7:15pm. There were some technical difficulties which ran the event about half an hour late. We picked up a free…

  • 2019,  Emma,  Birthdays,  Events

    Emma’s 9th Birthday

    Emma turns 9 today! We had the usual opening of the presents at the crack of dawn. It was pretty good this year as we were already awake due to Belinda getting up to go to Parkrun. Here is a…

  • Emma,  2018,  Ryan

    Newtown 2018 School Photos

    Here we are, almost half way through the year, in May, and it only feels like the kids have just gone back to school. Well, this was my first thought when we received our school photos this week. The year…