7 reasons why I lie to my children on a daily basis.

  White lies. Big lies. Blow your mind lies. I’ve told them all and no, I’m not a pathological liar: just a Mum trying not to lose her mind. Here’s why I do it: Nutrition and Health There’s so many reasons why I lie to my children about food it could be a whole other … Continue reading 7 reasons why I lie to my children on a daily basis.

Why my Instagram feed #Instasucks

I have an Instagram account which has about 180 followers on it (woot woot let’s have a ticker tape parade. Everything I highlighted there is dripping in sarcasm. In case you missed it) and as I look through my posts I’m not really beaming with pride at the beauty of it all. The photos aren’t … Continue reading Why my Instagram feed #Instasucks

It’s not oversharing: Why mothers tell their birth stories over and over again.

This post contains lots of swear words. I don’t talk about my ‘birth stories’ all that often on this here internet because there seems to be a lot of women out there sharing their ‘birth stories’ and I stand firmly by the Duchess’s statement that “There’s no getting away from the fact that that shit … Continue reading It’s not oversharing: Why mothers tell their birth stories over and over again.

You are a mother now: Expectations are futile.

Maybe I'm a slow learner or just a bit stupid, but you'd think after being a mother for nearly seven years now, I'd KNOW that any expectations I have about what and how my kids will do at any given moment would be a little more realistic by now. Nope. Just stupid I guess. Once a week … Continue reading You are a mother now: Expectations are futile.

The Toddler Trenches: Notes From The Other Side.

Warning: This contains the odd swear. At the weekend we were at party. Unlike the form of late it was a birthday party for an adult, but there were plenty of kids there and surprise surprise, a fair bit of stoned meerkat action the day after. Hazards abounded at this party- a bonfire, a creek … Continue reading The Toddler Trenches: Notes From The Other Side.

Gifts Your Mother Will Hate This Mothers’ Day.

It's taken six and a half years, but I'm finally at a point where an automated vacuum cleaner actually seems like the best present I could be given for Mothers' Day. Woops, besides my children. Of course. Yep, they've definitely  been ever present. For the last six and a half years. Anyway, I probs won't … Continue reading Gifts Your Mother Will Hate This Mothers’ Day.

Can You Survive Without Your Mobile Phone?

Warning: This post contains swear words. My mobile phone karcked it (Aussie slang for 'stopped working') after I left it on the charger and came back later to find it was that hot I could fry an egg on it. I had six adults and six kids running around the house fuelled by chocolate or … Continue reading Can You Survive Without Your Mobile Phone?