It’s always exciting when a good friend is about to give birth, and gives me the perfect excuse to indulge in gift hunting, my favorite pastime! The mum-to-be in question is very active, stylish and loves to travel. Aiding me in my quest to find the perfect present for her, is Renee, successful entrepreneur and…… Continue reading The perfect gift for the Supermum
After the months of planning, coordination, excessive expenditure and precision timing that went into my son’s 1st birthday (it had felt like I’d organized my wedding, again!), I’ll be honest, I was looking for an easy win for his 2nd year. Working full time, I just didn’t have the capacity to create another masterpiece, I…… Continue reading The Second (Chance) Birthday
Can you really classify time away with a child under two as a ‘holiday’!? In the last few months I’ve taken two holidays with my sixteen month old son. As a working mum, I cherish my time with Jack, but I also need to unwind too. Here are a few tips that helped me get…… Continue reading Tips for travel with troublesome tots
What’s the point of them you may ask, a one year old doesn’t have the mental faculties to understand what is going on, remember anything about it in later life, or appreciate the social nuances that such an occasion presents, so why do we make such a big deal about a first birthday!? My theory…… Continue reading First Birthdays!
It’s hump day! I wake up late and exhausted, after my husband’s snoring kept me awake (and increasingly angry) for several hours. My 10 month old, Jack is bored of his toys (he tells me this with exaggerated sighs) and I look around desperately for a magical item that will entertain him the entire day.…… Continue reading Art Play at the MCA
Macleay St Bistro is a Potts Point dining institution and has been around for over 30 years. It’s warm, cozy interior can often be overlooked by passers-by, who are attracted to the shinier more trendy eateries that have opened in recent years. However, being locals and having enjoyed many meals there pre-baby, my husband and…… Continue reading BYO Highchair