I"ve made a big change in my life this month. The ads I have seen online have promised me that this will be the best move I have ever made as a woman, and that I will not only be saving the planet but also the delicate flora of my lady garden. That's right, I … Continue reading The Cup of Life
Now that all the stress, anxiety, frustration and craziness of Christmas is over, let me tell you a little story about Santa Claus. Every parent knows that it is tradition to get the annual and obligatory 'Santa photo' at your local shopping centre. Every parent also knows that you will line up for hours, pay … Continue reading The Truth About Santa Claus
Firstly, I would like to make a public apology to any parent who attended Toddler Sense today alongside Oakland and who had to witness him full force feral and pantless. Secondly, I'd further like to apologise to anyone who may have stepped in his shit as they walked through the car park, and I know … Continue reading Another Typical Shituation
Today is a bit of a "poor me" day. It's funny, in a not so funny way, how since I lost my baby life has just continued on around me. Friends are posting their pregnancy and birth announcements. My Instagram feed is like some kind of bittersweet reminder that around the time I fell pregnant, … Continue reading We Are All In This Together
Parenting is basically just about waiting for a bunch of inevitable rites of passage to occur, which usually happen at the most inopportune times. Today I managed to unlock parenting level 8 by reaching one of these milestones. I took Oakland on a play date to a local water park. Now before I go any … Continue reading IT finally happened
I swear the most unfortunate shit happens to me in my daily life that makes me think 'this could literally only happen to me!'. This was the case this week when I trialled a new swim school for Oakland. The series of events that unfolded that day left me wishing that the Earth would just … Continue reading Give ’em cheek!
Have you ever found yourself having one of those days? You know, where something goes wrong, then it's like the negativity of that one small event attracts more negative energy and before you know it the entire day seems to snowball into this mass doomsday event, and basically everything turns to absolute shit? That is where I … Continue reading Just One of Those Days