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January 11, 2019

When You End Up Wrestling With Your Own Child At The Checkout

Life isn’t a competition but if it was, my toddler would be winning… It was a dark and cloudy Wednesday evening. OK, it probably wasn’t that […]
January 11, 2019

Are Little Voices Entitled To A Voice?

I hate Peppa Pig. There – I said it and feel remarkably better for it! Well for the next five minutes at least. As a child […]
January 10, 2019

Is A Soy Sauce Addiction Killing My Kids?

So here is the dilemma. One day a long, long time ago, as my kids sat down to yet another dull meal of spaghetti, meat and […]
January 10, 2019

When A Mum Said She Lets Her Teen Roam Free On Social Media We All Silently Tutted

I was attending a dinner recently when the subject of social media cropped up and ignited interest on who deemed what socially permissible for their children. […]
January 9, 2019

Here’s What Happened When I Went Back To Work

I recently started a new job. Yay me, right? I’ve been at home with my little monkey for over a year now and I have loved […]
January 8, 2018
January 8, 2019

Running And Pregnant. That’s Awful!

It was one of those three weeks of summer we got in 2013, & I’m was just after spending the day sweating it out in the […]
January 7, 2019

The Horror Of School Lunches

As trials and tribulations go, it may not sound the worst: but to me it is – creating school lunches each day. I have two boys […]
January 7, 2019

What Happened After Our Vasectomy

The aftermath of our decision….. So the other day, my husband took a call. After a few “mm-hmm’s” and “uh-huh’s”, he ended the call with “thanks […]