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
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!
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 …..
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
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*)
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!
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
I am at home with my kids every day. In between school runs and school collections, feeding them, changing them, playing with them and doing all the other jobs that come with being Queen of my Castle, creativity is a big part of me and my children. We are no Mozarts or Picassos (yet!), but… Continue reading Doodles
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
So, blogging, eh? Seems to be the latest thing. Very fancy! La dee daa…… There are so many fantastic blogs out there that I have discovered recently. So many wonderful women and men with wonderful stories and anecdotes they have the courage to share. I myself enjoy reading blogs and after giving it some thought, I decided I’m doing it. I have… Continue reading Fulltime Mother – Queen of my Castle