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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Inventions I’m thankful for as a Modern-day Mummy

Motherhood is so complex, so challenging, and if we’re going to be honest, not exactly easy. There’s another human to care for – 24/7 – with minimal sleep and maximum coffee. In time, there are tantrums to deal with and tears to wipe. The laundry…

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Six things every first-time mum-to-be must do…

All you pregnant-for-the-first-time mums-to-be, here’s some heart-to-heart advice from one rookie mum to a rookie-mum-to-be. Don’t take these for granted, EVER, because once you’re a mum, you will long for… 1. Sleep This is THE number one thing a new mum craves for – night and…

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The Mummy Cheat-Sheet

Mums always need more than 24 hours in a day. To take care of baby/toddler – feed them, change them, feed them again, change them again, clean up the mess from the previous feeds, entertain them, discipline them, entertain them some more, sleep-train, potty-train, life-train.…

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Resolutions every mum makes (and usually breaks)

    Mums-to-be have all the time in the world. To fantasize, make assumptions and resolutions. When our little sons or daughters are still kicking around in our bellies, we imagine how beautiful they are going to be (we don’t realise just how much poop and…

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My love-hate relationship with the idiot-box

First things first, let me get something clear – when I say ‘my’ love-hate relationship with the idiot-box, I also mean Little Man’s relationship with the concerned item. He’s too little to blog about it himself; and well, I’m talking about how his relationship with the telly affects me…

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