My husband and I travelled to our favourite holiday destination with our toddler son. On disembarking the boat, were told by resort staff there was a possibility of a ‘low’ forming. Now I’m no meteorologist, so I assumed a ‘low’ would mean a couple of days of unsettled weather, and a damn good reason…… Continue reading A holiday I’ll never forget!
Rain is coming down in waves on the weekday I have off with my two year old, Jack. Its 7.30am and by now he’s “unleashed’’ all his toys into every room of the apartment. The lounge already looks like a post-apocalyptic wasteland. He’s giving me that baleful – “so what’s next” look, like he’s already…… Continue reading Manic Mama
Now that I’m back at work, I only get every other Friday in the week off with my son Jack. It’s not enough and feel guilty every time I pack him off to childcare with his little backpack and his chewed up bunny. That’s why, when my Friday with Jack come’s round, I want to…… Continue reading Friday Fun
My son Jack, at one and a half, is going through a phase of Daddy-worship which I find both inexplicable, my husband is hardly “worship” material, and annoying, given I’m the one who’s put in the parenting hard yards. To win back the affections of my child from his unwitting father, I’ve turned to a…… Continue reading Fun Mummy?
A few months ago we realized that we lived on the wrong side of Macleay St in Potts Point. On the other side of the road, we would have been in the catchment area for one of the best primary schools in Sydney. Tragically our catchment school has notoriously low grades and horror stories about…… Continue reading What Jew looking at?
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!