55 Things I've asked myself since I had kids 

Where's the manual?Do all babies cry this much?Why didn't anyone tell me?Why don't babies come with teeth pre-installed? Why don't the packs of wipes ever close properly? Where did all the money go? What day is it? Where's my bag?Whose idea was this anyway? Why hasn't anyone invented nappies that stop back poos? How will I leave him to go back … Continue reading 55 Things I've asked myself since I had kids 

55 Things I’ve asked myself since I had kids 

Where's the manual?Do all babies cry this much?Why didn't anyone tell me?Why don't babies come with teeth pre-installed? Why don't the packs of wipes ever close properly? Where did all the money go? What day is it? Where's my bag?Whose idea was this anyway? Why hasn't anyone invented nappies that stop back poos? How will I leave him to go back … Continue reading 55 Things I’ve asked myself since I had kids 

This Girl, My Girl.

This Girl, My Girl.  Chubby legs clad in bright tights, so strong as she climbs for a better view. Always wanting in on the action. Suggesting we make soup. Helping every step of the way, chopping, stirring, eating. Demanding her turn and her portion. This girl wants to help all the time. Even when it’s … Continue reading This Girl, My Girl.

Review: Fisher Price Smart Stages Car

We recently received the Fisher Price Smart Stages car for review. The Smart Stages range is comprised of the Smart Stages Chair, the Puppy’s Smart Train and the Smart Stages Car. The blurb tells us that the Smart Stages products are a " brand new and innovative way for toddlers to discover the world, with the … Continue reading Review: Fisher Price Smart Stages Car

Tantrums: Two tales and a little advice to onlookers

"It's hard having tantrums" a wise two year old consoled my three year old lately, when he was mid tantrum. "Yeah" he sobbed and nodded in agreement, tears rolling down his cheeks.  And I realised that she was speaking more sense than most adults when confronted with a tantrumming child. Tantrums are hard. They're hard … Continue reading Tantrums: Two tales and a little advice to onlookers

Surviving a short plane journey with two small boys

They were 21 months and 3 and a half.  Some thought that we were brave.  But it was only two and a half hour flight, we knew people who'd travelled to the US solo with two kids, and even to Australia.  We could do it.  So why we were terrified? We'd brought the bigger lad … Continue reading Surviving a short plane journey with two small boys