Daylight saving…how to make the sleep switch

gus sleeping

Getting your child into a good routine is tough work, and just when you think you’ve got it right, something throws a spanner in the works. This “something” I’m talking about is daylight saving! Can I hear a collective “grrrr”? So here are some tips to cope with turning that clock forward…then back again! Changing your routine to suit daylight … Read More

Where have my boobs gone?

bra boobs

I have always loved my boobs. I would definitely consider them my best asset. Not too big, not too small. Just right. Dave always says that the first time he laid eyes on them he thought they were … ‘the best rack he’s ever seen’. We were at the pool yesterday, soaking up the gorgeous Spring sunshine and splashing around … Read More

Having two kids is infinitely harder than one

gus and eddie on car

Ugh…ok I said it. I know it’s probably going to really annoy some people, but for me, it’s the truth. Life with one child, was a hell of a lot easier than it is with two. I’m not saying it can’t be hard with one, it can be extremely tough. But add another to the mix and boy do you … Read More

How NOT to do the Royal Melbourne Show

phoebe show

1. Let the kids fall asleep on the way there, so that when they wake up in the animal nursery surrounded by lambs they scream and refuse to pat or look at anything. 2. Spend half an hour lined up for a photo with a lamb, that turns out to be a goat, while kids scream and throw saw dust. … Read More

I need help with mix feeding

Hi, just wanted some advice from other mum’s… I have a 6 week old and am breast feeding. Was wondering how other mum’s went with mix feeding. And how their babies responded to the change… I want to gain a tiny bit of independence back and get back into the gym but its hard whilst breast feeding full time.

The New Mum’s Book List

babylove

I love books, and I love babies, so needless to say when I was pregnant I devoured every parenting book known to man. My hunger for knowledge didn’t fade when my first born arrived, but really you don’t need to read every single book on offer. I thought I’d make it easier for you. Here I’ve narrowed it down to … Read More

Shopping for Spring

zipzicles

The weather is warming up (yippppeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee!) and I love Spring! Here are our top products for the season! Zipzicles, pack of 12 $9.95, these do it yourself icy-pole sticks are reusable and simple to fill. Top them up with whatever homemade mixtures you like. Bambino Mio Swim Nappies $17.95 Re-usable and super cute in a variety of colours. BananaJ Creations … Read More

Packed to the rafters?

packed house

In around 6 weeks time our little family will be packing up and moving (AGAIN) for the second time in about 18 months. We are not insane, or gypsies, but it kind of feels like we could be both right now. The last time we moved I was 7 months pregnant (crazy). We needed to upsize from our little two … Read More

10 Toddler Truths

gus naughty

We all know about the terrible twos and the tantrums that go with them…but you may not know exactly just how crafty these pint sized offspring can be…until now! Here’s my list of 10 Toddler Truths… They somehow know exactly when and where you want them to be quiet and pick that exact time to have a meltdown. Funeral? Perfect … Read More

10 things you SHOULDN’T tell a new mum

newborn

Being a new mum is hard enough as it is without the added pressure of UNWANTED advice. Unfortunately it’s a given. It’s like your new mum status is tattooed on your forehead, giving everyone and anyone the permission to force their opinions on you. So if you are a new mum, take this list, and forward it to everyone you … Read More