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Is this the catalyst of the Mummy Wars?

I am a member of a number of parenting forums where mother’s write in seeking help with an issue they have around their parenting. These issues might include wanting to ...

July 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

My most defining moment as a mother

Soon my son will be a one year old. And it got me reflecting about my year as a mother. My ups and down’s, my proud mummy moments, my not so proud mummy moments. Most ...

July 19, 2014 // 7 Comments

Tips for dining in restaurants with children

This post was first published in July 2014 under the title of Child Safety in Restaurants. Now it’s October 2015, and I’m updating it due to the increase media ...

July 15, 2014 // 3 Comments

Confessions from the parenting room

Bubby is four weeks old. Hubby has returned to work. I have left the house to get away from the confines of my small one bedroom apartment. I am trying to walk bub to ...

July 11, 2014 // 1 Comment

9 lessons I learnt from Super Mums

If you’ve clicked on this post you are one of three people. 1) someone who wants to know how to be a Super Mum, 2) a hater who wants to criticize me for putting ...

July 3, 2014 // 3 Comments

Ripping off the child care band aid…

I have three weeks left of maternity leave. I am not sure where the last twelve months have gone. I’m pretty sure I’m the subject of some cruel prank whereby ...

June 22, 2014 // 5 Comments

Why mothers never get anything done

It’s 9am and I’ve just put bubby down for his morning sleep.  I reckon I have about an hour and a half before he wakes.  I’m ...

June 13, 2014 // 1 Comment

How I took on sleep deprivation and won

It was a bright and beautiful afternoon. The sun was out, not a cloud in the sky and the children in the park across the road were playing chases. Not that I knew any of ...

June 13, 2014 // 3 Comments

The support of the ‘Canberra Mummy’

Support. Support. Support.  That old chestnut! Many women will jump at the opportunity to help out another mother, whether that be settling the bub or cooking the family ...

May 25, 2014 // 4 Comments

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