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

50 fast facts you never knew you always wanted to know

1.  If I can hear you chew, I have fantasised about your death.

2. Real pain is when you offer someone some of your food to be polite and they actually take it.

3. I don’t call anyone. I’m basically paying $100 a month to decline incoming calls, forget to 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

Life in the madhouse: have three kids!

Despite the fact that I’ve been told I really only have two children because my first were twins [please tell me this when I am singlehandedly trying to extricate three small, wilful individuals who have suddenly lost the ability to move their own limbs with any degree of coordination, from their car seats, in the rain, whilst a stream of traffic is waiting for me to shut the door and 2 out of 4 of us need Continue reading