5 Reasons I Love the Terrible Threes

Yes, you read that right. Ok, so I know the Threenage years are tough – very tough – what with your three-year-old beginning to have a mind of his/her own (an irrational, illogical one at that!), strong opinions, pendulum-swinging likes and dislikes and of course, the…

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Dear Guest in my house…

Among the gazillion things that undergo a change after having a baby (your body, your sleep patterns, your social life) is your home. What was once NEAT and PRETTY is now a dumpyard of toys, nappies, plastic plates, plastic spoons, plastic cups, more toys and…

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10 Kiddie Alarm Clocks all Mums Hate…

After three years of being Mom (to a baby, then a toddler and now a threenager), I have come to realise that these little beings have their own internal alarm clocks. And I’m not talking about the biological one that makes them wake up at…

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Autumn and Threenagers: What’s that all about?

Summer and winter are easy – you strip down to beat the heat or you layer up to shield from the cold. But Autumn, now that’s a pickle. It’s cool, but not cold enough; yet that piercing blowing wind makes 14 degrees feel like 10.…

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Birthday Party Virgin. Who me?!

So, this was the first year I hosted a proper (big-gish) birthday bash for Little Man. And I now get what all the buzz /stress /planning for a kids’ birthday party is all about. No, this wasn’t Little Man’s first birthday – we celebrated that…

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Six things every first-time mum-to-be must do…

All you pregnant-for-the-first-time mums-to-be, here’s some heart-to-heart advice from one rookie mum to a rookie-mum-to-be. Don’t take these for granted, EVER, because once you’re a mum, you will long for… 1. Sleep This is THE number one thing a new mum craves for – night and…

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The Seven Deadly Stages of a Tantrum

If you are a parent of a toddler, you know the inside-out of a full-blown tantrum. The kind that happens in the shopping mall, at the supermarket till, outside the nursery, at the community centre… anywhere, anytime really! You know it’s coming, you know how…

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Those Mommy Aaaarghhh Moments!

C’mon, admit it. As a mum, you’ve definitely pulled your hair out, gritted your teeth, thought your life pretty much sucks sometimes and gone ‘AAAAARGHHHHHH’ a zillion times! And at least a couple times a day. That’s motherhood for you – well, a part of…

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New Mum v/s Experienced Mum

In the world of Mums, there are two very distinct kinds: the first-time, new mum (scared, unsure, polite) and the experienced, been there-done that-know that mum (confident, won’t take s**t from toddler or anyone). Of course there are sub-divisions too: the carefree mum, the strict…

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