Real Stories

June 20, 2018

Kids These Days Don’t Have To Wait For Anything

There was a video doing the rounds online last year where these kids were handed a cassette tape and had no idea what it was. It […]
June 20, 2018

Calling Bullshit On…Tiring The Kids Out

I may have mentioned once or twice before, just in passing, that my eldest gift is an early riser. I may also have mentioned the one […]
June 20, 2018
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How Ads For Women Work

Seems like those Mad Men have got it all figured out when advertising to women, right? Except for well, oh, everything. And they can’t even say […]
June 19, 2018

Turning 40…. I Always Thought When I Was Proper Old, I’d Just Know

You know you’re old when you have to scroll for ages to see your birth year on a drop down menu! I used to have a […]
June 19, 2018

Toys I Buy vs Toys They Use

I am forever on the hunt for an elusive toy for my children; one that will keep them busy for hours on end without requiring parental […]
January 8, 2018
June 19, 2018

8 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Becoming A Mother

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June 18, 2018

My Not-At-All-Near-Death Experience

My husband maintains that I am prone to Jane Austen-esque tendencies and that I would have been far more suited to this era given my weaknesses […]
June 18, 2018

Doesn’t He Look Like His Daddy!

I think we’re all guilty of looking at a person’s baby and telling the parents who we think he or she looks like. And I want […]