The Good, The Bambinos, and The Ugly

Well, hello to you all. To those of you who have managed to palm off at least one of your offspring on to school, well played. To those of you who braved the family ‘holiday’ over the summer break, I applaud you (from what I’ve heard it’s essentially trying to parent in a hotter, more expensive environment, usually without the availability of a Continue reading

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A letter to Me

Dear Me… Pre-kids, well rested Me,

I know it doesn’t really matter what I write here- you’ll probably skim over a lot of the advice, thinking you’ll master motherhood with a few months of practice. I know you’re not being cocky, it’s just you’ve not really been in a situation before that couldn’t be overcome with a strategy, hard work and perseverance, so why would you think any differently? I just wanted to tell you a few things to try to ease the stress and self-doubt that will become pretty relentless companions over the next few years. Oh, how I truly wish you could hear me.
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For the Love of a Buggy

There are some days that are a bit tricky. There are some that are downright difficult. And then there are days like yesterday which become the stuff of legend because of their utter ridiculousness. All I needed to do was go 45 minutes down the road and pick up a buggy I’d bought on gumtree. To make it a bit more fun (and create the opportunity for a Continue reading