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This section will be all about the funny, difficult, annoying and damn-right stressful moments that we all will inevitably experience at some point as parents. While our children are undoubtedly blessings, they can also be little monsters that are hell-bent on causing (a fair bit of stress to us poor grown-ups) one tantrum at a time.

While I love my children and take every opportunity I can to show them off (what proud parent wouldn’t?) At times they can still be devious little tormentors that have the impressive ability to test every nerve in me, resulting in me wanting to hide under the duvet in bed with a big sign saying “I’m not going to adult today”.

The life of a parent has many good and bad moments, many funny and stressful, peaceful and noisy; happy and sad- and of course many, MANY messy ones. While until recently this blog has only documented the good aspects of our parenting journey, I feel it’s about time we documented the not so great days too- I want this blog to be relate-able; more than anything else so you wonderful mamas and papas out there know that it’s not just yours throwing almighty wobblies- its all of them!


The Diary of a lone-parent

It’s funny isn’t it, how we can adapt to sudden new/exciting/hard/scary changes in our lives, it seems most of the time that we humans are pretty good at taking it on the chin and soldiering on. Even if we are struggling, there’s always something there that tells us to keep fighting- whether we choose to […]

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A day in the life of a parent 

While life as a parent is of course rewarding, the everyday routine can sometimes grind on us. That same routine that comes hand in hand with parenting can be so monotonous – no matter how hard we try. Now we all know the good days exist, and they are awesome when they happen, but if […]

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The ‘perfect parenting’ myth

Hello all! Welcome to my brand spanking new section of the blog! This section is a little different from the others. When I first started this blog I wanted to capture the good aspects of parenting and document our days as parents; as well as talking about our love of eco & sustainable children’s products. […]

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