Why I Love Daniel Tiger: The Best TV Show for Toddlers

Mummy Confession: I love Daniel Tiger. Disclosure: I am an Amazon associate. I earn affiliate fees through qualifying purchases. See my disclosure policy for details. As I discussed in a previous post, my kids get screen time. We’ve been cutting back on it a lot lately, but one show I love them watching is Daniel Tiger. If you don’t know what this is and you have toddlers or preschoolers- look into it! Daniel Tiger was created honouring Fred Roger from  Mister Roger’s Neighborhood, an American television show loved by many for the years it aired. Many of the characters are similar Read More

The Wubbanub and Avent Pacifiers

Mummy Confession: I’ve always been jealous of the adorable pacifiers the United States has on offer. The brilliant thing now is that’s they’re available in Australia, too! Disclosure: This post is not sponsored by or affiliated with Philips Avent and other products mentioned and all opinions given are my own. However this post contains affiliate links. I make a small commission from qualifying purchases. My children were all very picky with their pacifiers. My first found one that worked for her fairly quickly, but this was not so with my second. We sorted through round, orthodontic, and oval shaped soothers, Read More

The window: The Only Way Mums Get Anything Done During the Day

Mummy Confession: I hate that dreaded time window. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links by which I earn commissions from qualifying purchases. We all know it exists. The window. That humble reprieve amidst the day’s routine. That time of completely uninterrupted accomplishment. Progression without interference. You know, those precious ten minutes after the kids fall asleep (because before that, you need to tiptoe around, hoping not to awaken the tiny monsters). You can finally breathe and reconstruct your thoughts. The specific number of windows and amounts of time for accomplishment differ even day to day, and it is up to you Read More

I just want to be alone. And together.

Mummy Confession: I like to get out of the house alone. Or with someone who knows how to wipe their own butt as a minimum requirement… ….but when I do, I’m stressing about something BECA– USE I am alone. I’m sorry to whoever celebrates potty training like it is an absolutely astronomical milestone, because I disagree. It is a big milestone, yes, but the truly humongous one comes when your child can use the toilet completely unassisted, and remembers to wash their hands (this last part is very important…especially when they insist “but they didn’t touch the toilet, so they Read More