• How to tackle whinging

    The lid on the sistema container not being perfectly straight.
    Me throwing out an empty fruit sachet that everyone assured me they did not need.
    Only being able to keep one hat on at a time.

    These are just three of the things that have sparked a full-scale, my-world-is-about-to-end meltdown in recent days,…

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  • Baby stuff to look forward to

    There’s no shortage of lists of the stuff that’s not so great about having a newborn. But now my second baby is one, and I’ll probably never have to go through all of the stretch marks and the labour pains and the newborn feeding dramas again, I can give you a list of some of the best things.

    Here are 10 of the…

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  • When do I get my mum voice?

    Before I had kids, I didn’t have a whole lot to do with them. I thought they were cute when I passed them in the street, I attended baby showers and I visited friends with newborns.
    When my first was on the way, I assumed that a lot of what I would have to do would come naturally. And it did (sort of).
    But there are…

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