Is it 3 or is it just me?

It’s a question I’ve been asking myself since a while now. As my son is approaching his third birthday, suddenly, things seem to be changing. I’m not talking about the various milestones he’s covering, or skills and words he’s learning; … 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

Confessions of an Exhausted Mummy

Every mum has a few skeletons in her (baby/toddler) closet. The time she accidentally fed her baby normal milk instead of formula during a sleepy 3 am feed. Or put her anti-wrinkle under-eye gel in baby’s mouth mistaking it for … Continued

Small Ideas, Big Benefits: Taming the Terrible Twos

If you’re a mum of a toddler, you’ll know by now that parenting a two to three year old isn’t always smooth sailing. There’s a reason the term Terrible Two’s exists, and while tantrums are an expected part of toddlerhood, it doesn’t mean … Continued

How to keep mum sane and toddler happy (a.k.a. tips for survival)

Parenting is super tough. Fun, yes. Amazing, yes. But also extremely challenging. When you are severely sleep deprived, existing on not much more than caffeine and paracetamols, and you are confronted with yet another tantrum, or a bowl of food on … Continued