A letter to new Mums or Mums to be

Happy Mother’s Day! It’s Mother’s Day here in Australia, so I thought I’d share a few words of wisdom to new mums or mums to be. Congratulations by the way! As a new mum you will receive a lot of unsolicited advice. This post contains some too, but hopefully it turns out to be helpful….

Delusions of holiday grandeur!

Our family has just returned from our annual beach holiday. A relatively easy road trip down south to a region filled with gorgeous grape vine covered hills, wineries, restaurants and other gourmet food delicacies and sandy empty beaches. It sounds divine doesn’t it? Unfortunately our getaway didn’t quite go according to plan. And in hindsight,…

The Living Dead: the torture of sleep deprivation

Help! I NEED sleep!!! I have an adorable five and a half month old baby girl, who is sweetness and light and all things nice, but…and it’s a big but…she’s not too fond of sleeping for more than two hours in a row at night. This is pretty much a big problem, as I’m not…