If you've been following us for a while now, you'll know we spend our weekends traveling the countryside from pubs to beaches. We love getting out with the kids to new places, have dreams of relocating to a more 'farm life' in the near future and just before we got pregnant with Evie, Chris and … Continue reading The Franklin Caravan Restoration with Ryobi
If you don’t like Christmas, leave now. Ok, I’m glad you’re still here. Have you got Love Actually set up ready to watch, with Mariah’s Christmas album playing softly in the background? Excellent. I knew we would be good friends! As much as I adore Christmas, the Christmas shopping can be painful - especially as … Continue reading Catch Christmas under $50.
Come any season, there always seems to be some sort of health niggle. In Winter for us it's Hunter respiratory system and in Summer it's Evies eczema. Her eczema is year round, but one hot day and it flares like no tomorrow. It also flares with any of her gut health triggers which are sugar, … Continue reading Readers choice: Sunscreen for sensitive skin
You ask the girls about their uni course at work and they tell you the 'school stuff' they're discussing is high school and they're actually in Year 10. And they're your shift supervisor. People discuss going to someones 21st. You tell your two year old that she better be grateful about the car (that she … Continue reading Moments when I feel old.
Yesterday I made the most amazing vegan bolognese and I've had loads of people asking me for the recipe! Since Chris also asked me to write it down because he loved it so much, here it is. Its easy, you'll probably have a lot of the ingredients and the method below probably just looks long … Continue reading The best Vegan Bolognese you’ll ever try
I just don't think I realised how much my life would change when I had kids. Yes, I obviously knew it would change, infinitely, for the better, life would never be the same. But I just don't think I really realised what that meant, ya know? I just don't think I realised that although I had … Continue reading I just don’t think I realised
As much as the original basis and idea for The Bean Bible was to share with you parent related things for the Geelong area, I also don't want this to turn into a product overloaded website. Finding time to 'blog' on our daily life with a 2 year old and a 10 month old however … Continue reading TBB Life Update
During the first 6 weeks after giving birth mums have a greater need for emotional support and her partner, mother and midwives are her biggest support.Receiving conflicting advice can be very normal. From this survey we see that midwives make a positive difference to mum’s confidence. Conflicting advice isn’t necessarily a scary thing, mum gets … Continue reading International Day of the Midwife
Thanks to one of my best girlfriends for inspiring this blog piece after a discussion about the 'joy' of childbirth. Warning - pictures of post cesarian wounds. Cesarians - still taboo? I can't see why. Vaginal or cesarian, childbirth is childbirth and each comes with their own set of pros and cons and possibly complications. … Continue reading Stitches vs Staples
Really throwing back to the roots of The Bean Bible and sharing some of my personal experiences - I'm here to tell you a bit about our sleep struggle with Hunter. It could help you, it might just be an insight into us (you nosy parker) and it may just be a time filler while you … Continue reading Our sleep struggle