Mumspeak #9: What's your biggest parenting goof-up?!

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    Goof-ups, we all make them as parents. Whether it's forgetting it's dress-up day at your child's school or forgetting your child at the supermarket (it happens, folks!), we've all been there in one way or another. Blame it … Continued

My Top 10 Ups and Downs of Parenting

Parenting is THE toughest, most challenging and yet most rewarding job in the world. You can never prepare yourself enough, and you will never ever know it all. You can read parenting books and websites, watch other mums and dads … Continued

5 Must-Haves in Every Mum's Kitchen

Twenty-four hours aren't enough when you have a baby who needs constant tending to or a toddler who needs to be entertained all the time. Add to that housework, never-ending piles of laundry (think spit-ups, potty-training accidents, jumping in muddy puddles), … Continued

Do you just not want to be touched?

Motherhood is a strange experience. On the one hand, we melt at the very thought of our children, go to any lengths to keep them safe and happy, make sacrifices that we've never made before and miss the noisy monsters angels … Continued

2018 to 2028: How motherhood would look 10 years on…

It's that time of the year again, when we look back at the year that was, make resolutions for the year that is going to be, and generally ponder over life. I found myself doing that yet again this year … Continued

Are you even a Mum if you don't…???

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Motherhood is a strange thing, you want to be the best you can be – the best mother to your child, the best teacher for him to learn from, the best role model, the best human being – but after … Continued

Mumspeak #6: Sharenting: Should it stop?

  This month's #Mumspeak is on the much-debated topic of Sharenting: the act of sharing pictures and information of your child/children online or on social media. In today's world of Facebook and Instagram, it is not uncommon to see pictures … Continued

5 Things Every Mum Needs at Night…

After a day that started at the crack of dawn (or if you're a mum of a newborn, at 4.30 am possibly), then got busier and crazier with the school-run and toddler groups and tantrums and after-school classes, and then … Continued

Why is it STILL so hard? (How to effectively manage those tearful drop-offs)

I've spoken about Little Man's tearful drop-offs when he started nursery almost two years ago. As with most children, the settling-in period was tough. Very tough. For him and for me. To see those tears every morning as I tried … Continued

Overheard: Seven common school-run conversations

  Once your toddler progresses to a pre-schooler, it begins. No, not the tantrums – (those begin at the brink of turning two) – but the equally-dreaded school run. It's something you will have to face every morning and every afternoon … Continued