Family

The Fun Continued

After camp we were blessed to have the Maher family from South Australia come back and stay with us for a few days:) The fun continued, the Maher’s were simply the easiest guests, the children visited so well together not a single arguement, and having a houseful of teenagers (nine teens in all) was fascinating. […] Read more…

City Cousins Come to Visit

Last Weekend we were blessed to have PC’s brother, wife and children visit for four days:) We were very excited as they have never stayed with us before. Every day the children played from dawn till well after dusk. Country cousins introduced their city cousin to the delights of mud cuisine and making homemade lemonade […] Read more…

Christmas Eve

What a busy, preparation filled, expectant day. Baking to be done, house to be tidied, presents to finish wrapping, still more presents to be completed. Keeping a reasonable sense of calm, although when PC came home and confessed that he spent just a little more, I was so grateful, it meant one less present to […] Read more…

Our Local Fun Run

Last weekend four of our children ran in our local fun run. Last year all six older children participated but this year we didn’t train. (Last year the three boys ran 5km) For this reason they opted to only run in the 2km heat. Our runners this year were Carpenter, Michelangelo, Jelly Bean(5) and Jack […] Read more…

Shamelessly Asking for Votes

Our niece Jennifer has entered a modeling competition this year and made it into the grand final!! Wow, so impressive. This will be held in Sydney on 27th Sept. Part of the competition is via online voting. So shameless aunt that I am, if you have a spare moment (okay I know you don’t, but […] Read more…

Homeschool Confirmation/ FHC Mass, Einstein’s Big Day

Day 2 Tuesday dawned, the BIG day, and Our Lady’s Birthday. For the past seven years the homeschool children of our diocese have made their First Holy Communion and Confirmation at our Homeschool Camp Mass. All of my children have made their sacraments thus far, with our Bishop, within their homeschool community. (except Koala made […] Read more…

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