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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Last minute Fathers Day gift ideas

Last minute Fathers Day gift ideas

Sometimes I manage to plan life well and other times I don’t. I am the mom running into Spar at 7h00 in her slippers grabbing cupcakes for school, hoping they aren’t past their sell by…

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Fathers Day Feature – Manny shares his journey to Fatherhood

Fathers Day Feature – Manny shares his journey …

We desperately wanted to father a child or two. However having considered the exhaustive process as well as the reality that a surrogacy would still not guarantee us a baby, we decided on the adoption…

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Let’s Play More with Fisher Price

Let’s Play More with Fisher Price

Last year I shared how our afternoons were not working and it was one big chaotic mess. I have made a few changes this year which have allowed me to play more with the younger…

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Tips to keep your teen talking

Tips to keep your teen talking

A few weeks ago my 15 year old dropped a bombshell: He wants to start dating. Yep, you guessed it; I pretty much had an aneurism as I tried to make sense of it all.…

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The love of a sibling

The love of a sibling

Yesterday was World Sibling Day. I think one of the best parts of having lots of kids is watching the dynamics that develop between them. It is more interesting within our family because we have…

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