School Lunches Smashed

So … finally got around to purchasing the last of the stationery required for school this year. You know how school goes back for the kids this week? When I say “last” of the stationery, I use the term loosely. I

My Top 3 Gluten Free Lunchboxes

My Top 3 Gluten Free Lunchboxes

*sigh* I thought we were over this, but as showed up in my Facebook feed the other day, it seems we’re not. You know, lunchbox art? Which isn’t actually the painting of, or drawing on lunchboxes, but rather the art of creating things out of food so they look like…

Back To School Rituals

School starts back for most Aussie kids today (although I’ve got a few more days up my sleeve – oh, the joys!) and I find myself doing all manner of things in a bid to feel productive and useful and organised. I’m chomping at the bit to get back into…

Let the chaos begin …

Schools is back. Finally, finally, here in Melbourne, school has gone back. And there was much rejoicing, let me tell you. Of course, for many, there was also much of that repetative “get your shoes on” and “hurry up we’ll be late” and “where is your reader book, this time”,…

You should be used to it

Wander up to collect two oldest offspring from school and am delightedly surprised to discover Monkey Boy is in a mood that is quite the opposite of his endearing demeanour of Friday. Yes, that very one that caused me, half a block from the school, to yell in his face…