Toddler behaviour is universal, regardless of the species

toddler-behaviour-is-universal-regardless-of-the-speciesAfter a typically exasperating evening with the toddler, filled with delightful behaviour like throwing cutlery across the dinner table, narrowly missing his brother, I was fighting the urge to swear under my breath and roll my eyes.

And then I saw something that made me giggle, and realise we’re not the only one who deal with toddlers, and their delightful quirks. Continue reading

Sometimes you just have to say, “f*ck it”

sometimes-you-just-have-to-say-f-ck-it-1What is it with this time of year? Everyone is exhausted and cranky. We’re trying to tick all those jobs off our lists in time for Christmas and school holidays. Lots of pressure. But we know that when it actually gets to school holidays and Christmas, we’re going to be so over it all, we won’t enjoy the time properly.

We’d all rather prefer to hide in a cupboard somewhere with a jar of nutella and a spoon, or a great big glass of red. Or maybe both…. Continue reading

Review of griffin+row enrich night cream and giveaway

review-of-griffinrow-enrich-night-cream-and-giveawayWe are all busy. Running around, from here to there trying to get a million things done. All this running around takes its toll, and throw in some stress, and our skin starts to look not as crash hot as it should. Plus we’re tired and probably don’t look after ourselves as well as we should, right?

Like most parents, we probably don’t have the elaborate skin routine that we should have. If I remember to exfoliate my face when I’m in the shower, it’s likely to be a blue moon. And changing over the blade in my razor? Pfff. Disposable razors last for six months, don’t they?

Well, I recently discovered a fab little skin product that has made a difference. And even better – it is Aussie made 🙂 Continue reading

Easy Christmas traditions with kids, even when you’re exhausted

easy-christmas-traditions-with-kids-even-when-youre-exhausted-2I love the idea of Christmas traditions. Something you get to look forward to each year and to enjoy as a family.

But I find by the end of the year, everyone is so exhausted, I don’t want to make plans for huge, amazing things as I know we’ll all just be a) too tired b) too busy, or c) don’t care because of a) and b). But there are a few things we have managed to start and continue as a family tradition. Continue reading