When it’s been a crap day. Literally. Continue reading
Our four-year-old has unfortunately learnt a new word. Normally you’d be thrilled when a child with speech delays says a new word.
I say unfortunately, as it’s a word he should not be saying. Continue reading
That time when my kid said that I’m a palaeontologist. Or kind of a palaeontologist, if you’re to believe what my nine-year-old told his teacher.
But I’m not.
Sure, I’m studying palaeontology, because let’s face it, dinosaurs are cool and what kid hasn’t said at one stage that when they grow up, they want to be a palaeontologist. But there’s a difference between studying online for shits and giggles, versus being a doctorate qualified specialist… Continue reading
All I want for Christmas is a nap. Seriously. A gorgeous, uninterrupted nap with my fab new contour pillow that feels like my head is resting on a cloud.
The perfect nap that leaves you refreshed, happy and ready to deal with even the biggest tantrums the kids decide to throw.
Is that a lot to ask for? Continue reading
Busy with work, busy with kids, busy with stuff that always needs to be done around the house. We are always rushing. Always trying to get all the ‘stuff’ done. Continue reading
I get that as we age, things change.
I have wrinkles around my eyes, which I say are laughter lines. Sounds so much better that way. Although it was so kindly pointed out to me once by a beautician who barely looked old enough to have finished primary school, that I probably should start thinking about using an eye cream to reduce those wrinkles.
I was 26 when she told me that…. Continue reading
School holidays are here for most states, and with the long Easter break coming up soon, here are some fab books to pack when you go away, or perfect for relaxing at home. Continue reading
You’ve bought a couple of parenting books to read, so you know what to expect. You’re feeling confident that you can handle it all.
Well, here are some things that the baby books don’t tell you… Continue reading
How parenting changes us. You go from being a young, relatively care-free individual, to one who can now name all the characters of the Octonauts. Continue reading
Welcome to the phase of parenting that will make you feel like you’re living with small, drunk, bi-polar pirates… Continue reading