Monthly Archives: January 2012

Hilton Holiday – Luxury for Families

When we had kids, I was pretty sure our days of nice holidays were over – at least for the next ten years!  I know some families enjoy luxury holidays where the kids are catered for in their own special program, but when we have time away I want us to be together as a family.  So when the Hilton Hotel at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast invited us* to trial their “Doing It For The Kids” family holiday package, I jumped at the chance to find out if family-friendly luxury breaks actually exist.

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Beach Faith

During the Christmas break our little family enjoyed a week away at Coffs Harbour.  The kids and I particularly enjoyed the time we spent on the beach together (while SquiggleDad was sleeping in!)  We collected shells and pebbles, built sandcastles, explored the rocks, watched birds, and chased waves.  I grabbed a “teachable moment” to spontaneously talk to the kids about God too… Continue reading

Introducing: Growing in God

I’m so excited to introduce you to a new project for this year: Growing in God.

For quite some time now I have wanted to post more about my life as a Christian mum.  Over the last few years I have been writing more for Christian women’s publications such as Footprints Magazine, Mum2Mum Magazine, MOPS Australia’s blog, as well as editing Better Mum Magazine – but I have shared less about my faith here on my own blog. Continue reading