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

It’s Just a Phase so Don’t Miss It!

Becoming a parent and becoming a mother has taught me a number of lessons. There are many, countless lessons. Among those are the fact that for the foreseeable future you will never pee alone again, you will never get a night’s sleep without interruptions and you won’t be able to have nice things. One of… Continue reading It’s Just a Phase so Don’t Miss It!

A Mum’s little Happiness is …..

opening the dishwasher and it’s not washed! (*Happy Dance*) Because it appears that EVERY time I open the dishwasher to put something in, there is a clean load grinning at me waiting to be unloaded. when the kids play by themselves without needing a referee, mediator or judge long enough for me to enjoy my… Continue reading A Mum’s little Happiness is …..

Putting Baby to Sleep Like a Pro in 10 Easy Steps

What would you do to put your baby to sleep? Would you do anything? And I phrase this like a question. Hah. Like we have a choice. When you have been up since stupid o’clock, it’s been the longest day ever (Come on, who snuck the extra hours into the day? Well? Hands up!) and you… Continue reading Putting Baby to Sleep Like a Pro in 10 Easy Steps

Today is a day where we just DON’T WANNA. (*stamps foot*)

Some days being a parent is hard. Not every day, mind you. Most days are all they are supposed to be: fun, rewarding, inspiring, challenging and testing. It must also be the hardest job there is. As a parent we have so much responsibility on a daily basis. We hold ourselves to the highest standards… Continue reading Today is a day where we just DON’T WANNA. (*stamps foot*)

Dear January. You have been a bitch!

Who am I? I am grumpy and dull. I linger. I cause water tables to be at an all-time high and moods to be at an all-time low. 
I make you feel like there is no end in sight and suck the life right out of you…. Dear January How do I say this without… Continue reading Dear January. You have been a bitch!

Sprinkles on top- Ode to my children

  I took you to the cinema yesterday. Well, 3 out of 4. 75% of my rebel army. Something I’ve been wanting to do for a long time. You didn’t know what a cinema was until today. You being only 3 and 4 years old, I wanted to make sure you are old enough to enjoy… Continue reading Sprinkles on top- Ode to my children

Just another day

You know it’s going to be a great day when the first thing you hear is child 2 shouting “MAMAAAAAAA, he said he is going to take my fairy Isabell and call her “Fart”!” An emergency, clearly. Eyes still closed, I have a little giggle……Right……Time to get up. Rub those eyes, time for a stretch,… Continue reading Just another day

New year, new beginning – Turkey in January

  Turkey in January, you ask? Yess! Very, very cold turkey. After the overindulgence or just pure gluttony over Christmas….. Sorry let me actually rephrase that. After the overindulgence or just pure gluttony over the last few months (because let’s be honest, it wasn’t just over Christmas, was it!), where every day was treat day,… Continue reading New year, new beginning – Turkey in January