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

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Shipping your belongings abroad: Emigration tips & tricks

The last three months have been the busiest of my life. One of the most challenging parts of moving to Brisbane was shipping our belongings . . . Keep Reading

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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

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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 . . . 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