I haven’t shared about the older kids for a while. It is tough to share stuff about them as they get older. I am more aware of how it will affect them and also, I…

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Mixed signals we are sending our kids

Mixed signals we are sending our kids

Yesterday we went for a fun walk, it was just over 5km and pretty adventurous, considering we had Emma with us. The rain at the beginning of the week meant there was a lot of…

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I am leaning in

I am leaning in

I have just finished listening to Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg. I have avoided reading it because I thought it was more of a memoir but I am sorry now I didn’t add it to…

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Reasons My Kids Have Thrown Tantrums

Reasons My Kids Have Thrown Tantrums

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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Who has been stealing MY bandwidth

Who has been stealing MY bandwidth

In our home we have 2 laptops, 4 phones, 3 tablets and an xbox that we use to watch Netflix through. This means that potentially at any one time 10 devices can (and often are)…

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Perfection is in the chaos!

Perfection is in the chaos!

Have you ever wondered who decided what the perfect family would look like? Was it actually a mother? Or a father? Or an ad agency? Where did it start? It seems to me it is…

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When you organise it all, except for the keys!

When you organise it all, except for …

Some days, as mothers, we get it right. Then there are other days where we get it a little bit wrong (ok so maybe some of us get it VERY wrong ). I try not…

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The Three Year Old is Tiring

The Three Year Old is Tiring

I don’t think I have been this tired since those early newborn days. It is a tired that gets into your bones and wears you out completely. This time though, I can’t “blame” a newborn,…

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Imperfect Parenting continued

Imperfect Parenting continued

Belinda wrote this post a while ago and the same mom she mentioned in her post said something on Facebook that prompted me to write this post. Julie (the mom Belinda mentions) said how people…

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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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