Elf on the Shelf: The triumph and the torture

Ahh Christmas. A time for joy, peace, love, celebration and the elaborate charade of moving a lifeless, plastic-faced, vacant eyed, omnipresent stuffed elf from place to place in your home every night just after you’ve fallen asleep on the couch at 8pm.

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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