Rebecca 101

1. Born in NZ!

2. Living now in Sydney

3. I have four gorgeous children; 1 girl and 3 boys

4. I've always looked forward to being a mum-the maternal type I guess

5. In high school my friends predicted I’d been the one with car packed with kids

6. The car's full!

7. Some say I look just like my mum but act my father

8. My fathers loud and boisterous!

9. Couldn’t have asked for a better dad

10. Mum’s amazing too…unbelievable in fact

11. Many wish she was their mum

12. I’m a trained teacher

13. And have a Bachelor of Education

14. I taught in Western Samoa for one year

15. Loved it…such a generous people

16. I hate dying my hair

17. But am so grey…wisdom?!

18. Some people ask if I’m biologically blonde.

19. I’m not

20. Are they inferring I’m a little ditsy at times?

21. Maybe a little!

22. I enjoy my own company

23. But come alive in a crowd too

24. I've brokne my right arm 3 times

25. Jungle-gym stunts and was hit by a car when I was 5

26. I’m an atrocious speller

27. Yes and a teacher too

28. Sometimes I say really dumb stuff

29. My brothers and I all say ‘Pacific’ instead of ‘Specific’

30. Mum says it correctly (she will want me to say that!)

31. I have three brothers: Ham, Sam and Jam...

32. Hamish, Samuel and James!

33. My mother had 4 children in 4 years

34. I'm the oldest

35. I did Miss Piggy 'Hi-jahs on my brothers on my brother's  backs

36. A great fun, carefree childhood

37. Have lived in Otaki, Gisbourne, Wanganui, Lower Hutt…

38. Auckland, Western Samoa, and Sydney

39. & been around the world once

40. I'm now over 40

41. I'm not really a morning person

42. At teachers college we had to do a painting elective

43. My painting looked like the ones my kids do at kindy

44. The art teacher (Herb) loved it?!

45. So I started selling paintings

46. I have a red/green colour blind deficiency

47. In those dotty colour tests I see ‘12” where most see a ‘3’

48. I love a hot bath and a good book

49. Have never been a fan of fizzy drinks- prefer water

50. I have a million and one ideas:

51. Which probably drives everyone around me crazy!

52. I went to 8 schools

53. Got good at making new friends

54. People comment on my laugh…

55. It's probably kinda crazy/loud-but can’t change it!

56. I love getting together with family and friends

57. Sometimes I go off to the movies spur of the moment by myself

58. My food, a movie and me…Yeah!

59. I cry at movies

60. We have lived in Sydney since May 2000

61. My youngest 2 were born here

62. Love the beach

63. Days hanging out with my lil tribe are the best

64. I was married for 12 years

65.I'm so blessed to have 3 grandparents still alive

66.They're such an inspiration

67. Eddie, Dulcie and Sybil!

68. I find baking relaxing these days…

69. Not so good for the waist line though!

70. I’m a very average cook

71. Food, fun and friends…

72. One of life’s great combinations!

73. I can be a little clumsy at times

74. Crashing and banging, going too fast for myself

75. I'm really quite quiet sometimes too..true!

76. I lived on a dairy farm in Tehoro until I was 5

77. My Father became a Christian

78. He said to mum it’s 100% God or not at all

79. They choose 100%

80. My brothers and I have reaped the benefits

81. I used to dance in front of the TV when my brothers watched rugby

82. They would throw me in the pool

83. I’m not very good at hair and make up

84. My mum couldn’t understand why I didn’t play with my dolls

85. I had a tantrum if I had to wear a dress to church

86. I like pretty things though

87. Had morning sickness with all four pregnancies…

88. Turned into wild women in the delivery room

89. Once I had a dream I gave birth to a Frisbee

90. My maiden name is ‘Monk’

91. I was always the second to shortest in my class

92. I can do the splits up the wall (Rubber band legs!)

93. And have flat feet

94. Love and enjoy being a mum

95. Do have my moments though!

96. I found out I can still do a back flip on the trampoline

97. When my brother's Sam and James held a hose up to me if I didn't!

98. Have kept a journal since I was 15

99. Life is mostly good

100.Definately a journey…

101.Trying though to live my best life TODAY!