My child is the master of delaying sleep. He’s written the book on it. He knows all the tricks. But I’m wise to his game. This is my reply to his sleep delay manifesto: My darling Thud, I see you in your jammies and you smell like heaven. I could cuddle you all day. In fact, […]
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 destroying bedtime. This is a particularly painful one for parents because they’re so freaking precious about their ‘me-time’ and they’re desperate for you to go to sleep so […]
I was feeling a bit smug about my plan to tell my son a big secret. I’m normally more of a blurt-it-out type, but lately I’ve been channeling a much more mindful and profound parent than I really am. In a moment of inspiration, I’d decided to take my baby boy to look at baby […]
Cue the tears and the wailing “how is my baby TWO already!?” You know how it goes. Well, technically his birthday isn’t for a few more days, but we had a party last weekend for the family and this is how it went down…. P.S I’m using these pics for my 10 on 10 photo […]
I’ve not really introduced you to my husband yet. He’s in this story, despite his wish to be cool and anonymous like Batman. He’s ex-military so we’re going to call him Sarge. So… meet Sarge. I’ve changed. I’ve become the mother people hate. It’s gross. This is how it happened: My little mate has reached the age […]
My heart has been shattered. It’s in a million pieces on the floor. My dreams have been slaughtered and I’m doomed to a half-life of pain and misery. You’ve brought me into this cruel world and your lack of remorse is a dagger to my soul. I can’t reach the bench.
Dear Santa, Hi buddy old pal, it’s Thud here. I know you know who I am because apparently you’ve been watching me (bit suss to be honest, but I’m willing to look past it. Because presents). First up, I want to apologise for my indifference last year. I’m sorry I acted like I didn’t know/care about you, […]
Mother, I want to talk about love. It’s a word you throw around a lot in this household but I’m not sure you know what it means. In particular, we need to discuss what “unconditional love” means . I’d like to remind you how often you’ve said your love for me is “unconditional.” Well, I’ve got […]