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August 31, 2018

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September 20, 2018

I want to do a shout out for the brand 'Steadfast'. This brand has a beautiful and passionate story behind it! My dear friend Lisa who fought the big C word.  It became her battle just after she had birthed her first daughter.  Fear crept in, worry hit hard BUT she sta...

September 7, 2018

I felt like I really needed to honour it being Cancer Awareness Month, and dedicate this post to my brave little warrior of a son and many other's walking and fighting this fight with me either physically, emotionally or practically.

I'm the mummy of Caleb, our precious...

August 31, 2018

It's been a hard couple of weeks, I've been tired, the kids have been ratty, actually ratty is an understatement and my husbands worked a LOT.  I've felt negativity seeping in. The lies I partner with like 'I just can't do this' and 'I'm failing.'

I'm just being real -...

August 22, 2018

I don't naturally start my day well....I'm not a morning person. My husband and kids with vouch for me on this! Before kids and even when I had only a couple, I would try and stay up late catching up on laundry, Facebook, and life in general and then I'd desperately tr...

August 11, 2018

On Saturday we had the privilege of hosting Mama and Papa Gillespie Senior. I say privilege. It was such a JOY...John and Tessa are absolute heroes of ours...and to be honest my personal parenting gurus. Parents to 7 and grandparents to 15. I can hear them laughing as...

August 3, 2018

Last week was my birthday. It wasn't a glamorous one, just a step closer to being 35 (that sounds better than writing 40)!!! We had planned to go to the beach but the weather was completely not on side for this...yes, I know I should really learn to watch the weather f...

July 26, 2018

When Mason my oldest was two I was desperate to keep up with the milestones...DESPERATE. I suppose it was my way of showing the world I was keeping up and coping. In hindsight I would do things so differently now and realise that back along I was my own worst enemy.

I a...

July 12, 2018

The few weeks leading up to Caleb's diagnosis I began to get a niggle that something wasn't quite right.  As I watched the other boys pile out of his classroom at the end of the day the other kids had colour in their faces. They seemed to have smiles and energy left at...

June 27, 2018

Mopey post alert - but at least it's real..!!!

Today has been a struggle....in fact this whole week has...I'm tired...worn down...I can't seem to please my children!! My 7 year old has told me the only things that make him happy are  chocolate and i-pads and since I won...

June 15, 2018

We've had some gorgeous days outside, already this year...When its warm there's nothing I like more than to grab the kids school books and get outside...I love these sorts of days.  These are the days that I love homeschooling, being in the garden with kiddoes and bein...

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