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Leaving Lawson Street: lessons learned, tips & tricks to reduce moving madness

The first thing you may notice about this post is that it is not called how to have a stress-free move. I am not entirely sure that such a thing is possible, and I can assure you our ‘half-move’ {we have moved OUT of our old place, but still haven’t found our next home} was anything but stress-free.However I did learn, sometimes the hard way, a…

Little Miss’ Toddler bed

In the early weeks of my pregnancy with Little Miss my husband and I moved into a workers cottage in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. Built in the 1890s, with a recent extension out the back, it has a very common Sydney floor plan with bedrooms towards the front on one side of the hallway, opening up to an open plan living / dining and kitchen…

The space swap {part 1}: a new play area for Little Miss

A new play space for Little Miss in our open plan living / dining room I recently flung my hands in the air and declared “we have to move house!” Why? The way the living / dining room was set up was just not working for me, for our family or for Little Miss. I couldn’t see her when she played, the space felt cramped and I…