My favourite children’s picture books

I love children’s picture books. I can spend a whole lot of time browsing shelves with picture books at the bookstore. And, I tend to buy picture books that I like (as though I am the intended audience!). But it’s a win-win really, because my kids normally like what I buy (ahem, mama has good taste), and also, since I am the one who usually has to read for them anyway, I get to enjoy the book myself too!

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Movies under the stars

Since moving to Melbourne, I have not been watching movies much. Firstly, the TV is usually dominated by kids’ programs. Even if I successfully veto-ed my way through and turned on my show, I wouldn’t be able to concentrate or listen to anything with the kids running and screaming around. And when I finally do have the chance for a quiet movie time after they’ve gone to bed… well, I’m just too exhausted by then.

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