Author Archives: BritMumInNZ

Three daughters, all at school! A VERY new chapter!


After twelve years of being a very full-time stay at home Mummy (including three and a half years homeschooling my middle daughter, whilst caring for my third born from home all her first five years, and fifteen months living in … Continue reading

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Outdoor loves from Martinborough

There's another olive tree! I must climb it!

Last weekend was spent with friends, in the beautiful countryside of the Wairarapa, at our Martinborough home. The weekend was full of special moments in the sun, made all the better for having good friends to share it with. Our three daughters … Continue reading

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Poignant moments from my week in Black and White: The Photo Gallery


Black and white is the theme this week on ‘The Photo Gallery’ and it is especially poignant as I struggle to let my youngest child ‘go’, and settle her into school. I feel like my wild butterfly is being closed … Continue reading

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Life is a changing!


There have been so many momentous changes in our family life this year so far. This week, by far, has been the biggest. I have experienced, for the first time in nearly twelve years, having all three of my daughters … Continue reading

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Rock scrambling in Wellington with Monsieur Cocoa

Lyall Bay

Wellington’s coastline is a rugged one, with a mix terrain of beaches, from sandy to pebbled and everything in between. There are well known bays and others so small they have no mapped name, but are undoubtedly given names with … Continue reading

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Mini Creations

Gingerbread house

So many changes this year for our family of five. We have gone from having three children ‘unschooling’ whilst living in the USA for fifteen months, to having two children at school and one about to make her first school … Continue reading

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