Swimming lessons in the bush in winter – crazy?!

When I told a few friends that we were going to be moving four hours away from the beach, they all looked at me, shocked! And simply said that they wouldn’t think that I would last being so far away from the sweet, soft sand and the clear pale blue water that you get at the Alley on a good day!

The truth about lies

Like every other parent I know, I have tried to instill in my children the importance of honesty. Yet, I have certainly told my fair share of white lies in my time – to trick my boys into eating things, to protect their feelings and their innocence.