The #itsok challenge: Ditching the Mum Guilt

I’m loving the #itsok challenge that Jennie from the parenting blog Rice Cakes and Raisins has started. It’s a mission to make us fellow mums feel a bit better about ourselves, our parenting skills (or lack thereof) and to reassure each and every exhausted mum out…

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10 Things Only a Threenager Can Do!

Every mum knows how contradictory, confusing and charming the Three's can be. While on the one hand your Threenager acts like a complete arse, tantruming and arguing and making you want to pull your hair out, on the other, he is the cutest sounding little…

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The Rise of the Threenager

Mums of new borns, one year-olds and two year-olds, I’ve got news for you! If you thought the Terrible Twos were the most terrible part of parenting, wait till your toddler turns three! And becomes a Threenager. It’s much like the Terrible Twos – only bigger, louder…

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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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A day in the life of a toddler and his mum…

7 am: Sits up in bed. Upright… from flat horizontal. Checks to see if mummy and daddy are awake. (Mummy and daddy pretend to be in deep sleep). Toddler pats them. No movement. ‘Good Morning everybody!’ he announces. Mummy groans and peeps through semi-open eyes.…

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Confessions of an Exhausted Mummy

Every mum has a few skeletons in her (baby/toddler) closet. The time she accidentally fed her baby normal milk instead of formula during a sleepy 3 am feed. Or put her anti-wrinkle under-eye gel in baby’s mouth mistaking it for teething gel (in her defence,…

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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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