Kicking the Winter Blues

It’s no secret among my friends that I really struggle at this time of year. Some people love the cusp between autumn and winter, and I get it, I do. Fireworks, falling leaves, hot chocolate? Not to mention all the scented candles. There are plenty of lovely things to enjoy.… View Post

How to be an Insta-Mum

There’s been all sorts of talk lately about theĀ Insta-Mum. Get them with their shiny houses and perfect lives, constantly making “normal” Mums look bad. I take offence. Being an Insta-Mum myself, I can tell you with 100% confidence and honesty that some of us just find life easier than others.… View Post

Lunch Box Ideas for Vegetarian Kids

A little over a year ago, my 12-year-old told the family she was thinking of becoming a vegetarian. Oh, how we laughed. She hates at least 75% of vegetables. Well, she showed us. Flea’s now been vegetarian for a whole year and it’s been a steep learning curve. Honestly, it’s… View Post

Just Another Parenting Triumph

Being a COOL Mum *cough* means that I like to get down with the kids and listen to the youth music once in a while. In other words, Flea and I take turns listening to our music in the car. This week, Flea’s been listening to a lot of Troye… View Post