Pickle baby number four, Quatro, is well and truly mobile these days. Commando crawling at a surprising pace he no longer stays where you put him for more than a fleeting moment. Among an uncanny interest in the bathroom his main aim in life seems to be to eat things…. things other than food. A […]
This post is sponsored by Nuffnang When the opportunity to do a sponsored post for Meat and Livestock Australia came up I was initially hesitant. I don’t want my blog to become one big advertorial, so I am picky about what campaigns I accept and which I pass on. But recent events have made this […]
“People who say they sleep like a baby usually don’t have one.” ~Leo J. Burke I used to have that baby. The one those people were talking about. A baby who slept for seven hours when he was 4 weeks old. A baby who slept so well overnight I would wake up desperate to feed […]
Parenting is hard. It’s hardest on the days when everything is going well. On the days when you’ve managed to get everyone up and ready for school on time. On the days when you let the big boy have a good long play in the park on your way home. On the days when you […]
It’s all systems go in the food department for Master Quatro! It’s been an interesting adventure in technicolour vomit, but he’s finally decided that food is good, food is yum, gimme gimme GIMME more foooood!!! You can read more about how we started solids over at Childhood101 today. I’m playing Wordless (almost) Wednesday at My […]
“Love the children extravagantly, with all your heart!” – Pygmy proverb And that’s all I have to say today.
Taking some time to just hang out and do nothing these holidays has meant I’ve had time to notice all the good things in my life. Good things that are forgotten in the blur of busy days. Good things that are forgotten when things get tough. Good things like… Splashing around in the paddling pool […]
“You must set the tone in your home” That is how the very wise Carrie at Parenting Passageway puts it…. but it’s only recently sunk in that she is talking about something I’ve been skirting around the edges of for a while now…. When my kids are whingey and grumpy and don’t want to pack […]