Parenting is not always easy, but it’s not always hard

Yesterday afternoon was hideous.  I mean I know parenting is not easy but this was off the scale hideous. Downright horrible. One of those parenting afternoons…

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Tomorrow I will be better

It’s nighttime now. The boys are in bed, fast asleep.  Eventually.  After an epic battle of wills. My four year olds gangly limbs tucked up…

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He doesn’t get the best of me

A while back I read a wonderful piece that asked “Did I love you enough today?” it truly resonated with me at the time. Then…

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If Parenting was a car journey…

Some liken parenting to a long and winding car journey.  Travelling down the road less travelled and hoping for best. Navigating naptimes, bedtimes, playdates.  The…

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I knew being a mum was going to be hard, but not this hard

I knew having kids would mean there would be difficult days, days where I was frazzled and they were crying.  I knew that it wasn’t…

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Why mums are so tired all the time

Being tired, it kind of goes hand in hand with being a parent right?  From newborn baby to non-sleeping 18 month olds.  From tantrumming terrible…

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Some days there is no joy in parenting

Social media represents the 5% of your life that you want to show off to the world.  The joyful moments.  The soppy hashtag-soblessed moments.  Those…

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