The Soother Saga – Part II (Tips for weaning toddler off the paci)

You could call me a ‘Dummy Mummy’ (though I really wouldn’t mind if you called me a ‘Yummy Mummy’ instead) but, if you read The Soother Saga – Part I you would know how the soother aka dummy has had been … Continued

Back off ‘Momguilt’!!!

Motherhood comes with strings attached. Strings and things like sleepless nights, nappies, spit-ups and guilt. Lots of it. A special kind of guilt I call Momguilt. Which instills itself as soon as you find out you're pregnant, and continues right … Continued

The A-Z of Parenting

Let’s face it, parenting isn’t straightforward. There are twists and turns and ups and downs throughout the journey. There are good days and bad days, sleepless nights and restful naptimes, cuddles and tantrums. I’ve tried to sum it all up … Continued

Mumspeak: A glossary of mum-only words

Every sect/cult/group has its own lingo. Even babies and toddlers (yeah, really, read about that here). So why should mums – that large group of women who can be identified by dark circles, spit-up stained clothes, greasy hair and a … Continued

10 things only a toddler can do – Part 2

I posted 10 Things Only a Toddler Can Do! a while ago, and the post was received with much laughter, chuckles and agreement. Which led me to writing a second instalment on the weird, amusing and sometimes extraordinary things that … Continued

5 nasty things you’ll experience as a mum

Disclaimer: This post contains a LOT of poo, pee, puke and other gross references. Apologies if it’s not the most pleasant read but that’s just a normal day in the life of a mother. 1. Shitstorm or Poonami You’ve often … Continued

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