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November 18, 2017
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8 Ways To Survive A Play Centre

1. Never go alone. Always bring a friend, preferably one with an older child. Use their child to help locate your missing toddlers who have somehow found the highest point in the play-centre frame, invisible to their panicked mothers’ eyes. 2. Do not wear a dress or a short top […]
November 17, 2017
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Pantry Porn Is A Thing, Apparently

Do you line up your jars and label your spices? Are your kitchen shelves so meticulously organised as to inspire envy in Goop? You could be indulging in ‘pantry porn’. Sounds a bit saucy, doesn’t it? The trend is sweeping social media with cupboard crazies sharing their colour-coded packets, matching […]
November 17, 2017
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Why Did I Never Nap Pre-Kids?

Looking back I should have realised when in the latter stages of my twin pregnancy, the crazy dreams, endless trips to the toilet and insomnia began, that my relationship with sleep was about to change forever. Over three years later and I still haven’t forgiven Mother Nature for robbing me […]
November 16, 2017
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Today We’re Going To Parent Like It’s 1986

Okay, enough already. Enough with the soaking of the chia seeds overnight and the dairy free, sugar free foods. I’ve had it with the arts and crafts corner, feeling like I’m home schooling my kids even though they already go to school (except the toddler who wants to play a […]

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