• Living the dream

    You may or may not have noticed that things have gone a bit quiet over here in Mrs Goodness land lately. That’s because we have been busy with the process of selling our house. The past 8 weeks have been an exhausting whirlwind of cleaning and fixing, open homes, an unsuccessful auction, negotiations, and a

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  • Grandparents and sweets

    The other night at dinner, Stella snitched on her Poppy (my father-in-law).  My husband laughed and explained that his father had snuck her a licorice lolly, whispering “Don’t tell Daddy!” with a wink.  I rolled my eyes at my husband and said to Stella, “Well, aren’t you lucky! What a treat!” and let it go.

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  • Living without television

    I haven’t watched television in three years.  One of the last times I remember watching TV, I was heavily pregnant with Stella and sitting on the couch in our living room watching an episode of CSI.  It just happened to be a deeply disturbing episode (particularly for an expectant mum with hormonally-heightened sensitivities!) about a father

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