Hi! I’m Karen, a mum of three, freelance writer, soon-to-be expat and lover of travel and adventure. I'm looking forward to sharing our emigration journey in between posting about all things family. Visit my About Me page

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Thinking of emigrating? Read my new column in Australia and New Zealand magazine!

I'm so excited to announce that I'm writing a regular column for the fabulous Australia and New Zealand magazine! I've been an avid reader of the mag . . . Keep Reading

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Welcome to the relaunch of Tales of a Twin Mum: A family, travel and lifestyle blog!

With our imminent move to Australia, I thought it was the perfect time to overhaul my blog design and think about where I’m going to take the content . . . Keep Reading


Review: Reading Eggs online reading resource for children

My twin boys turned four in November, and although they enjoy listening to stories, they haven't shown much interest in reading or writing. I try to . . . Keep Reading

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The differences between raising singletons and twins

I often wonder how I coped looking after two babies at once. Although E is an . . . Keep Reading

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Review: Retractable child safety reins – Boomereins from Kool Kangaroo

When I saw this gadget advertised through TAMBA, I decided that I had to try it . . . Keep Reading


Review – Baby Jogger City Mini Double

Quite a few people have asked what my new buggy is like so I just wanted to . . . Keep Reading