What If? What if we didn’t have kids?

Life can pass us by in what come sometimes seem like a serious of unconnected events. Some we have full control over and some happen (seemingly) by chance. Personally I believe in the butterfly effect. Not literally. I don’t literally believe that a butterfly flapping its wings in America can cause a tsunami in Japan. What I believe is the…

Parents Survival Kit for the School Holidays

How is it possible that the Easter Holidays are upon us already? Or again? Lets be honest the last 12 months have flown by. Now I love my daughters dearly. I really do. However I fear the holidays like no other time. Yes we are all tired and yes we all need a break. But the truth is those hours…

Soft Play Is Like Labour – Trust Me: It Really Is!

Any parent of a toddler will know that soft play isn’t all it is cracked up to be. In actual fact I liken the experience to labour and giving birth. A bit melodramatic you say? Well hear me out. With its bright colours and padded floors, wipe clean surfaces and treats on display you would be forgiven for thinking this…

I Am Me – Hear Me Roar

Each day in this world as a human has its own individual challenges. Then when you add parenting into it all everything becomes even harder. You are no longer just in charge of yourself; you have people that depend on you… for everything.  Of course that is par for the course so why am I surprised? Well I’m not really…

The A-Z of Toddlers

A little while ago I wrote the A-Z of Parenthood. I really enjoyed righting it and thought it was something I would definitely like to do a few more posts along those lines. Todays little snippet is all about toddlers. A is for Attitude. I think they do this to prepare us for their teenage years. If I am right…