This would have a better title if I wasn’t sick

I  would love to write this blog post from my bed. But I won’t make it there yet. Here’s what I know for sure: being a mum when you’re sick SUCKS. J has had a cold for a few days and hasn’t been 100% and on Sunday my immune system rolled over and said, “Have your wicked way with me, too, plague!”  One under the weather child is hard going. But when you, the chief… View Post

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Child’s Play

I am not a violent person. I don’t think I am especially angry. But if you’ve ever taken your child to a playgroup then you might just have an inkling of an idea where I’m coming from when I say I have been tempted to flip out at a child – obviously I never would. Here’s what I know. Playgroups are meant to be fun for your children whilst learning different skills, whether it be motor skills or social skills. It really… View Post

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What Has Being a Mum Taught Me Today?

Every day is a school day when it comes to parenting. It is challenging, rewarding and sometimes its funny. So what has being a mum taught me today? – dried milk and weetbix would make an excellent substitute for cement – just because it seems to be entertaining both children and thus giving you a break, it is not advisable to let the five year old roll the toddler across the floor – doing the dishes might… View Post

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Best Piece of Advice I’ve had

Advice is something that people love to give, whether we ask for it or not. Over our lifetimes, we will receive an awful lot of other people’s opinions—some good and some not-so-good. I have received a lot of both. Because of this I’ve learnt how to decipher between what is helpful and what is not. There are two pieces of advice that I have been given over the years that I would consider to be some of… View Post

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Is Your Home Baby Safe?

I remember when we bought E home for hospital, it was like we were in this baby bubble of all things wonderful. Once she was on the move we had to think about baby proofing the house. In the end we didn’t have to do much, she was really good. When we said no she didn’t touch or do things she shouldn’t do. We had a stair gate for safety, that was the main thing.… View Post

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