16 things the school holidays have taught me

img_3414Now I don’t know as much about parenting as Pete Evans, but what I will tell you is that I’ve discovered parenting is a lot easier when I’m not around my kids.

As one might imagine, school holidays have made this dynamic incredibly difficult. Continue reading

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Merry Birthmas – a lazy mum’s guide to December birthdays 

At the risk of offending anyone with a healthy dose of too much information, my husband and I are March breeders.

I don’t know what they’re putting in the water come autumn, but it must be a little shoo-wop shoo-waddy-waddy yippity boom-de-boom, because when we were trying to conceive, before you could say chang-chang Continue reading

20 lessons from my kids first year of kindy 

imageMy twins starting kindergarten was the proverbial light at the end of the [slightly worn] [not quite as tight as it used to be][prone to occasional leakage] stay at home mum tunnel. And despite a shaky start [for me], I’m now that mum tyre squealing away at 9:01, belting out George Michael’s “Freedom” at the top of her lungs.

As we enter the final term of kindy, ahead of Continue reading