10 ways you know you’re a Mum of Boys

No introduction needed for this one. If you’re mothering a boy, you will just KNOW these. And relate! 1. Farts are the centre point of your son’s existence, and the source of most jokes 2. You will find yourself saying one of these sentences at…

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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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Adventures in Potty Training – Part II

As I mentioned, our potty training journey hasn’t been one of those quick, trained-in-less-than-a-week kind of stories. It’s ongoing. And long. And while it is tedious and quite boring, there are moments that make it quite light too. That make me laugh despite the messes.…

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Adventures in Potty Training – Part I

I posted Potty Train + Mummy Brain = Disaster last week, and received a lot of different responses – ranging from laughter to sympathy to empathy. So I decided I should start a mini-series on Potty Training (the BIG change in both toddler and mum’s…

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Potty Train + Mummy Brain = Disaster

Potty training is a tormenting enough experience. Long, boring (for toddler and parent), smelly and involving LOTS of laundry. Now couple that with Mummy Brain and it’s a loss-loss situation! Like what happened to me last evening. Little Man is half way there – he’s…

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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 to a wet wipe For…

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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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Skip to the loo my darling!

‘Skip, Skip, Skip to My Lou’ is a popular children’s song. Back in the 1840s, it was a famous American partner-stealing dance. The ‘lou’ in the title comes from the word ‘loo’, a Scottish word for ‘love’. Now, why am I telling you’ll all this?…

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Handy Tip (for those MASSIVE poos n’ pukes)

If your baby ever has a poonami/shitstorm (in non-mummy lingo, it’s just a horribly leaked diaper, the kind where the contents have spread all over baby’s legs and back) or a projectile vomit, remember this ONE HANDY TIP. While removing baby’s vest or onesie after…

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