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Dear Eczema, I loathe you

Disclosure: The following contains a few pictures that picture the medical condition known as eczema, Dear Eczema, I know I’ve expressed a hatred for teething, and a dislike for toilet training, but this goes far beyond that. This isn’t something that happens as the initiation to childhood or as the bitter part of a moment which turns into something beautiful. This is horrendous. Eczema, you have turned my child into an enraged psychopath. You’ve turned change time into a war. I look like a crazy person trying to hold him down while he screams as the fresh air awakes his Read More

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Life Update: Round 2

Mummy Confession: Sometimes life gets busy. That’s where I am right now. So much is happening here, and is having a bit of an impact on the Blog, as you see a bit less being posted lately. I apologise, as it’s just gone a bit crazy over here! (Also, before I get started, please feel free to fill out this anonymous survey on what you would like to see more of on the Blog, and click through any links to the associated posts you might have missed!) Sickness after Sickness… My babies seem to be on the never ending carousel Read More

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Why You Shouldn’t Ask, “Who Had It First?”

Sharing is hard! From the earliest years, my children have struggled with the concept, and lately I’ve learned that I’m asking the wrong questions when I do try to resolve some of the arguments. (Occasionally I try to let them sort it out, but we are still in early years yet). I’ve learned not to ask, “Now, who had it first?” And give it to the child who claimed this title of “first.” Why? Let me explain. A single instance that it clicked, I was asking the wrong question. No, I don’t want my children taking toys and not being Read More

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Self Care and the Mom’s Night In Box: A Review

Mummy Review: I neglect to practise self-care a whole lot of the time. Mom’s Night In Boxes are a good way to help me practise self-care. Disclosure: I was sent the Mom’s Night In Box in exchange for a review, however all opinions and suggestions are my own. The “Date Night In Box” is an affiliate link, which means I may get credit for qualifying referrals. See my disclosure policy for more details. Time to myself is scarce lately. Especially since my littlest refuses to sleep through the night no matter the strategies or products we try. I know that Read More

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Road Trip (With Kids)! What to Bring Along

Mummy Confession: I don’t mind hours in the car on the road. However, a road trip with kids is a bit more complicated and may prove a bit challenging! As I mentioned before, we are taking our first family trip to the snow soon! I have compiled another list of things to bring on the road! Not only for the drive, but what to have close at hand, and just in the car, when traveling with kids! Plus, better still, some great suggestions for games, recipes that travel well, and other advice from fellow-travelers! I’ve included a quick click here, Read More