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It's this fun game where we all lie down and close our eyes. It's called sleep.

How to survive on no sleep

You think you’re doing ok for the first few weeks. You can still form sentences and you haven’t started throwing things. Then one day, when you’ve burst into tears because your toddler dropped their bowl of cereal and you’ve decided it’s necessary to call security because the bloke on the supermarket checkout wouldn’t give you an extra bag, you’ll realise the sleep deprivation … [Read More...]

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Toddler talk for dummies

I used to be an adult. An adult who had adult conversations about adult things using adult language. Now I talk about poo. And penises. ALL DAY. Phrases like, … [Read More...]


24 hours with a newborn

Let’s start at 5am. Not because it’s the start of the day. There is no start to your day. There is no end. It’s just one long, never-ending, mind-melting continuum … [Read More...]

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Poor little bauble just wants to live out its life purpose of hanging on the tree. Thud has other ideas...

Christmas with toddlers

The first thing Thud did when he saw the tree was pick up his toy baseball bat, look at me with delight in his eyes and ask, "hit tree?" And welcome to Christmas … [Read More...]

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Dinnertime hellraiser

This is the third in a series written by little Thud, on how to be a better toddler.  Today he’d like to share his tips on how to make meal times as … [Read More...]


Win the bedtime battle

Top tips and tricks to delay and destroy bedtime,  By Thud Comrades, in our efforts to demoralise and dominate, I'd like to bring you my best tips for … [Read More...]

I mean, she's even sitting in bed. Seriously? Have some pride.

Leaving the house

How to make leaving the house as painful as possible, by Thud This one goes out to all my home boys and girls dealing with less than ideal parents. I feel … [Read More...]


Worst nurse ever

Sarge has been away for work quite a bit lately and I’ve been sick, which sucks because THUD. Luckily he’s two now which means he’s pretty helpful when I … [Read More...]

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