A reminder letter to myself—stop losing sleep over your children’s sleep

Dear tired Me, You will spend a full night in your bed again. A full, uninterrupted night. Spooning with the love of your life. Fingers intertwined. Tonight is not that night. You have four kids. Set realistic expectations for yourself, and start accepting what your heart has already has embraced—that you need sleep at night,… Continue reading A reminder letter to myself—stop losing sleep over your children’s sleep

Good Parents have bad days

This post for all mums and dads. This is for all those who are fearless and have the audacity to be honest. With themselves. With their peers. With everyone around them.  Us parents are terrible in the sense that we are constantly trying to outdo each other and be better than the person next to us. And… Continue reading Good Parents have bad days

Feeding Your Baby – 50 Easy Steps

Prepare baby’s food Check temperature (and burn your mouth because you microwaved the s**t out of it. Again!) Cool down food. Placing baby in high chair will be quite like struggling with an octopus. Put bib around baby’s neck. Stop baby from chocking himself as he tries to pull if off again. Insist baby wears… Continue reading Feeding Your Baby – 50 Easy Steps

When the kids won’t go to sleep – Bulls**t Evening

This evening was Bulls**t Evening. You don’t know that that is? Well, I’ll gladly enlighten you. Today, I couldn’t wait for the hand on the clock to move. It has been the longest day EVER. General tiredness was amplified by this lingering head cold I have. Today was a day where I have been waiting for the… Continue reading When the kids won’t go to sleep – Bulls**t Evening

Play Hard or go Home – Parenting for Pros

Parenting is fun. Fact. It is like a Perpetuum Mobile of pleasure, delight and enjoyment. Spontaneous giggles. Unexpected annotations. (Or in the case of my 5 year old – rolling commentary.) Unpredicted situations. Infinite trials and tribulations. As a parent you gotta be on your toes. You gotta think fast. You have to have foresight… Continue reading Play Hard or go Home – Parenting for Pros