{WIN A HAMPER FROM ME4KIDZ} My clumsy child!

Soph, as you will all know by now, is a little bit clumsy. Mostly, I figure it’s because she runs around full tilt and is absolutely fearless. She’s brave, and after falling and dusting herself off, will barely stop to glance at the latest in the collection of her ‘owies’ and then she’s off again….

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Do we stay, or do we go?

Cry our beloved country! While our country mourns so many senseless and abominable crimes (and this isn’t a new trend) we need to start having really tough conversations around our future in this country, for the sake of our children. Whilst not gender based, my husband has been in three attempted hi-jackings in the last…

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Cat and Dog

Yeah, yeah, they’re hellishly cute – I mean, look at those faces! But, boy oh boy are we having a time of it. And nope (referring to the heading of this post), we haven’t replaced our two crazy dogs with a cat, but rather, I’m referring to the sibling rivalry going on in our household…

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Let’s be proud of our kids.

I am, always, without a doubt proud of my kids. Sophie, at four, asks repeatedly whether I’m proud of her for accomplishing a puzzle, baking a cake, or even just cleaning up her toys. The answer, always ‘yes’. Oli has reached an age where he knows what ‘being proud’ entails, languishes praise, but is battling…

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That time Oli had the spots and Optiphi saved the day!

Calm Balm – an absolute blessing in our home! In December last year I noticed spots on Oli’s torso. I immediately thought – CHICKEN POX! Well, it wasn’t. No watery pox appeared and I began to Google late into the night, obvs. My (or Dr Google’s) diagnosis of Molluscum was spot (excuse the pun) on,…

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2019 Mother’s Day Gift Guide (for the Dads)

Dads, it’s time to get on it. Mother’s Day is THIS weekend! If you’re counting, like my youngest, you have precisely 6 sleeps. It’s time to jump online, if delivery times allow, or head to the nearest mall and find the ‘Momma’ in your life the perfect something special. Well I can appreciate, and wouldn’t…

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TUTTI FRUITTI Sophie is a cutie!

On the 6th April we got to celebrate the birth of our FOUR year old on her actual birthday for a change. Amidst every single (and I have several!) Weather app telling me we were in for ‘dangerous thunderstorms’ and ‘multiple showers in the morning’ – our morning-scheduled birthday party day rolled around and the…

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