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SCHOOL HOLIDAYS & EMBRACING AUTUMN

 

To all Mum’s and Dad’s of school age children out there, I fully salute you for your efforts in looking after your little darlings for the last 6-7 weeks. For the Grandma’s, Grandads, Nannas, Aunties, Uncles and the like who have possibly helped, thank you. The children have now gone back to school, and its time to embrace autumn.
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AN ITALIAN ADVENTURE – WHEN HOLIDAYS DON’T GO TO PLAN

 

The irony of this image of Melissa in a plane, is that only a few days ago, we were Italy bound. 2 days in Rome, 2 days in Venice, then finishing off in Ibiza for some chilled sunbathing. It wasn’t meant to be, but life is about moving through the ups and downs, and remaining positive.

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DANCE MUM

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So today, I dropped my beautiful Daughter off at a dress rehearsal for her first dance show. She looked so beautiful with her lovely stage makeup and double French plaits. Whilst I am very confident in applying makeup, I must confess, I am not a proficient plait artiste’ by any stretch of the imagination. I have had somewhat of a sweaty palm syndrome of late, with the white elephant in the room being this hairstyle! All that to one side, I pulled my magic out of the makeover bag, and out popped a stunningly beautiful 8 year old girl, ready to dazzle at her dress rehearsal.

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