Instagram vs Reality

Today we caught up with a friend for coffee and she said; “I have wondered if you always get nice photos of Everly at brunch because she’s incredibly well behaved… but I see now that she’s not.” 😂😂😂 After I got over being mildly offended, (was she saying my child wasn’t perfect??) it made me…

Bali with a toddler – Travel tips

As much as we’d all love to be @thebucketlistfamily, the reality of travelling with a toddler can be quite daunting! Planning our trip to Bali was equal parts exciting and stressful- we were looking forward to two weeks of sunshine, swimming and nasi goreng, but preparing ahead was a must for me. When I travelled…

“Only” one child?

Almost immediately after Everly was born, it began. As soon as she popped out; after the obligatory “Oh, she’s so cute,” (she was.) “Who do you think she looks like?” (me) and “Are you OKAY?!” (not really!) the inevitable question loomed large. I cringed in anticipation (and pain from you know, a caesarian, hospital food…

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