Kids are so fun but we all know they are secretly fucking with us. There are some universal truths in parenting and, much like Murphy’s Law, the rule of thumb is: anything that can go wrong will go wrong.
Dear darling baby of mine, It’s three in the morning and I’m not myself. To be fair, you’ve dragged me out of bed at three am, which is officially within the ugly hours of the morning; nothing good ever happens between 2 and 4 am. Sweetie, I can accept a 1.30am wakeup. At 1.30 in […]
You’re almost at the end of your pregnancy. You are aching and cranky and oh so exhausted. You’re about ready to rip that baby out with your bare hands which is nature’s way of making you less afraid of childbirth because anything would be better than this torture. You are over it and you want to know, […]
This post is sponsored by Next Gen Health and Lifestyle Clubs One of the secret silver linings of having children is using them as an excuse for not doing stuff you don’t want to do. Want to leave the party early? Sorry, the kids need to get to bed. Don’t feel like leaving the house? Kids […]
If you’re about to have a baby, you’ll have been told about four thousand times to “sleep while you can, gosh darn it!” because babies keep you awake and this will make you tired. Hilarious. Revolutionary. Yes, you’ll be tired, but your life will change in so many other ways (for the better, I promise) that […]
Brought to you by Nuffnang and The Little Range I’ve always had a flair for the dramatic but nothing brings on the Greek tragedy like having a sick baby. I don’t cope well. My initial reaction to the first sign of illness is self-doubt. I spend hours debating if I need to be concerned at […]
This is a sponsored post The g-strings have been replaced by sensible boy legs. The spindly stilettos have made way for flats and sneakers. The dry-clean only, waist-cinching silk has been packed away, replaced by flowing (gut-hiding) shirts and knits. Underwires have been banished because I’ve learnt that rib-jabbing wire is for masochists. And the […]
From the minute that tiny babe is out of you, you’ll start hearing about “tired signs” “Do you know your tired signs?” “Have you been watching her tired signs?” “What tired signs has he been showing?” “Won’t somebody think of the TIRED SIGNS!” Everybody is so bloody preoccupied with the baby’s tired signs that they completely […]