Interviewing Emily: 20 Questions With My Six Year Old

Last year I wrote a post Interviewing Emily: 20 Questions With My Five Year Old. Fast forward a year later, I decided to ask the same 20 Questions with My Six Year Old. This time last year E was just finishing reception, where has that time gone. E has changed so much, she has grown into a funny, intelligent little lady. She also has the attitude of a six year old. Here are the questions… View Post

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Working Mums and Stay-At-Home Mums Have The Exact Same Day

The other day while talking with a friend who works full time and is a fantastic parent  about the ridiculousness of the so-called “Mummy Wars”, I realized that regardless of whether a mum is working out of the home or in the home, they are both essentially spending their day doing the same things. Below are 10 undeniable Ways Working Mums and Stay-At-Home Mums Have The Exact Same Day…  1. Mornings SUCK. Every morning, every mum, is up… View Post

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Thinking of having children?

Thinking of having children? Do this eleven step program first! Lesson 1 1. Go to the supermarket. 2. Arrange to have your salary paid directly to their head office. 3. Go home . 4. Pick up the paper. 5. Read it for the last time. Lesson 2 Before you finally go ahead and have children, find a couple who already are parents and berate them about their… 1. Methods of discipline. 2. Lack of patience.… View Post

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Cleaning Without vs With Kids

The house has got into a bit of a mess over the weekend, just from the usual playing, eating and mayhem. So this morning I have decided to do some cleaning up. I normally do most of my cleaning when E is at preschool as it is easier and quicker, but today I need to do a few jobs. E is always very keen to help clean up and help out.. sometimes it takes just… View Post

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Lessons you teach a toddler

My job as a parent is to teach my toddler how the world works.  I make sure she knows that ovens are hot, snow is cold and it’s always nice to share – especially chocolate, with your mummy. But despite my best efforts, a lot of what my E is learning as a toddler seems to run counter to real life.  Here are some of the unrealistic expectations I think we’re setting for her: 1. Every time… View Post

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