Maz, from Caffeine and Fairydust recently did a bit of a makeover on her blog and I was over there checking it out (go look, it’s so pretty) and stumbled across this post about 60…

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ZOOM IN: Morning vibes

ZOOM IN: Morning vibes

Our afternoons are as chaotic as our mornings are smooth, calm (mostly) and organised. We had to be a little bit more organised in the mornings because Cameron’s bus leaves at 6h30 and if he…

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Star Chart Success But Now What?

Star Chart Success But Now What?

As a parent, I have had a bit of a love/hate relationship with star charts, they have worked and then they haven’t and some kids respond but others have removed stars and handed them back…

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The Importance of Pretend Play

The Importance of Pretend Play

My kids are spoilt. They have grannies who buy them toys and as a blogger I am fortunate enough to get a fair amount of goodies for them via blog drops and reviews. As a…

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What to look for in a new school

What to look for in a new …

Deciding what school to send your child to can be such a stressful process. All 4 of my kids have moved schools more often than I would have liked and each time has caused both…

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Saying goodbye to tonsils – all you need to know

Saying goodbye to tonsils – all you need …

We had Jack and Emma’s tonsils out on Friday. Yes we had them taken out on the same day. In the long run I think it was the best decision to have them done on…

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The million dollar question, are we sleeping yet?

The million dollar question, are we sleeping …

If you have been following our sleep journey with Emma, you will know she is not one for sleep. It has been a 4 year long struggle, we win some battles but the war is…

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Tips on how to talk to teen boys about abuse

Tips on how to talk to teen …

I am raising two boys and most days I feel more anxiety around how I parent them than I do my two girls. I feel a lot of pressure to raise my boys right, to…

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Being a Dad

Being a Dad

When Laura-Kim invited me to write a post about something Dad-related, I agreed immediately. After all, I meet the basic qualification criteria: I fathered two children. I’m a Dad. Also, I’m a writer so I…

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The Joys Of Fatherhood

The Joys Of Fatherhood

If I were to ask you to think back on some of the greatest memories that happened to you in your life, what would come to your mind? There are several great moments I can…

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