In the interests of total transparency, I’ve only watched the first 15 minutes of a Marie Kondo episode on Netflix and to be honest, thinking about being inspired to clean up sounds, like… really tiring to me.
What I’ve deduced from the few minutes of watching what appears to be the most uptight person in the world ethereally thanking old underwear for serving their purpose, is that if I apply the Marie Kondo method to my life, I’d be standing pantsless in my empty home in a Hanson t-shirt from 1997, surrounded by every book I’ve ever owned. Continue reading
In April this year, 26 new episodes of Bluey dropped on ABC4kids and kindy’s everywhere with an 8am start, were empty.
Well, at the very least, my daughter’s Kindy was.
Or so I’m told. Continue reading
OK, so you might have heard a lot about how “parent sex” is basically what happens in the bathroom with the door locked in the 5 minutes the kids are distracted by ABC2.
I’m not gonna lie though, Continue reading
Sometimes I think I’d have reconsidered my position on procreation if I had known then what I know now about school drop off and pick up.
My kids are still young, so I’m not yet at the point where I can just join the line of oversized 4WD’s banked up Continue reading
I’ve recently come to the conclusion that people who finish a whole stick of lip balm before losing it, are the only people who should be allowed to have kids.
Before the haters gonna hate and get all Judgey McJudgerton on me, it goes without saying that I absolutely love being a mum Continue reading
She was 65.
I am 36.
In the darkened hours of the night when sleep won’t find me, but tears in the shape and colour of my memories haunt me, I have trawled the internet for articles on how to somehow cope with this so physical a loss Continue reading
Friendship as a parent is often just an exercise in two people planning to catch up, cancelling, forgetting to press send on the next text message and then tagging each other in funny memes on Facebook until you die.
Safe to say, it’s not actually easy maintaining adult friendships through the chaos Continue reading
So when most people think of a bloke having a mid life crisis, they probably think of a frosted tipped, post-Idol Andrew G going through some kind of spiritual metamorphosis on a snow covered mountaintop in Tibet and emerging from the other side as “Osher” [and we all subsequently googled “why did Continue reading
If there’s anything I’m grateful for in life, it’s friends. And Nutella.
But as I’ve grown older [and older, and older] I’ve realised that different friends perform varying but equally vital functions in your life.
Some friends, Continue reading
“Girl, how is your house so clean with
six three children, work and school, and all the shit fights?”
The truth is, the last time someone said this to me was the 10th of never, two thousand and don’t hold your breath. Continue reading