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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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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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; rather, I’m puzzled about the…

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The A-Z of Parenting

Let’s face it, parenting isn’t straightforward. There are twists and turns and ups and downs throughout the journey. There are good days and bad days, sleepless nights and restful naptimes, cuddles and tantrums. I’ve tried to sum it all up with the help of the…

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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 you’ve got to go through…

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Have you been POP-ed by your toddler?

Remember the time at your cousin’s wedding when you proudly proclaimed that your toddler now knows the entire alphabet, only to hear him say ABCDHJLMNTX? Or the time when you told your guests he can sing the entire Twinkle Twinkle Little Star with actions, and…

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