The ease and convenience of disposable nappies have been a guilty indulgence for me as a parent. Every time I put that nappy in the bin, so conveniently out of sight and out of mind, a little piece of me (the ethical part) shrivels up. Continue reading
Sometimes throughout the day I find myself saying things that are only ever said in the context of children. So here are my one liners, out of context, revealing the bizarre world a parent lives in day to day.
Children are beautifully adaptable. Continue reading
We did it again! The last week I’ve swung between absolute adoration for my husband to downright hatred (well that’s what it felt like at 3am in the morning when the giant lump kept snoring through baby and toddler cries). That’s what sleep deprivation does. It makes you irrational, cranky and unfair. Because my husband is actually amazing, he will never complain if I send him off at 3 am to deal with a crying toddler, or if I ask him to take the baby out at 5am so I can get some sleep, and it sure isn’t his fault that he sleeps deep. What’s caused this sleep deprivation? My four month old’s dependance on her dummy to get herself back to sleep.
I am not a culinary expert, I’d call myself a lazy to moderate foodie. Continue reading
It’s been a long time since my last post. Over three months, and we now have a 10 week old baby and a 2 year old. I posted all about our journey with raising Curly, the lessons I learned, our efforts with sleeping, feeding, discipline. Well those lessons never stop, and now we have a chance to implement some of those things we learned with Immy (the newest member) AND find out if that annoyingly glib phrase is true…”all babies are different.” Continue reading
Today I was asked by a class of fifteen year old girls, “what advice would you give to those of us already in a relationship?” Continue reading