A 'Mum's Special' Christmas Gift Guide 2018 (discount codes inside…)

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Christmas – a time to give, receive and feel all the excitement. Mums start their Christmas planning/ shopping/ wrapping weeks in advance, making sure every member of the family and every friend and their child and every Aunt Lucy and … Continued

5 reasons my 5-year-old makes me age…

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I used to be thin. And have clear skin. And thicker hair. Then motherhood happened and the pounds started piling on, the hair started falling (thank you pregnancy!!!) and the dark circles started to appear (thank you a child who … Continued

Valentine's Gifts for Mum: A Gift Guide

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I know, I know, Christmas is barely over and here you are faced with another gift guide! And another occasion. But hey, this one's extra special as it's Valentine's Day (I'm not so much the mush V-day type of person, … Continued

Mum’s Dilemmas: 5 Key Questions Every Parent Should Ask

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All mums want the best for their children but, as the old cliché states, kids don’t come with a guidebook. As such, it’s your job to ensure that the right decisions and balance are maintained at all times. Reviewing your … Continued

Mumspeak #2: Your top Mom Pet-Peeve

Welcome back to the second edition of #Mumspeak. If it's your first time here, #Mumspeak is a monthly series where I put forth a parenting-related/ mum or dad-centric question, and invite parent bloggers to give their honest, unadulterated answers/ views/ … Continued

Mumspeak #1: What does Motherhood mean to you?

Welcome to the first edition of #Mumspeak, where I put forth a parenting-related/ mum or dad-centric question, and invite parent bloggers to give their honest, unadulterated answers/ views/ opinions. Being a mum blogger and Tales from Mamaville being a blog … Continued

Love is in the air (or is it?)

Come February, and hearts, flowers and everything red jumps out at you, because Cupid's Day is just around the corner. But for me, Valentine's Day is a) over-hyped b) over-consumerised and c) under-rated… for Mums! Because while lovers/couples without children will … Continued

An ode to wetwipes

If you ever told me to write an ode to a wet wipe Before I became a mum I wouldn't think its much fun But here I am Mum to 3-year-old Little Man All set to type My heartfelt thanks … Continued

Why mums like me blog…

Ever since I started blogging about motherhood and toddlerhood and everything else that falls under that umbrelIa, I am often asked two questions: 1. What do you blog about (meaning what is it that you write about?) 2. Why do … Continued

Baby v/s Mummy: Who Wins?

One of the MANY things I've learnt as a mother is that motherhood is ALWAYS a trade in. You win some, you lose some. As a mum, you cannot have your cake and eat it too. Mums have got to choose their battles wisely… … Continued