Our local primary school in Wellington, NZ has just had its biggest annual fundraiser – the school fair. It takes all kinds of people to make a great school fair, but whether you’re a PTA mum or a ‘hell no’ mum you are sure to recognise yourself here!
Valentine’s Day is a day filled with love, romance, joy, chocolate and wine isn’t it? Well, er, nope, not when you have kids. I’ve got two active boys, a 7-year-old and a 5-year-old and I’ve been married 10 years in October – sheesh. Find out how we keep it real!
It’s been a few years since we were feeding babies through the night and changing hundreds of nappies, but I do remember how much extra work I had to do on Christmas Day – when really it could have been much easier and more relaxed! So, how do you survive Christmas Day with little kids? Here is what I have learned…
Christmas is only a few weeks away. You only have to go onto Facebook or Instagram to see the ‘Elf on the Shelf’ craze is still taking social-media by storm. But who is the Elf on the Shelf and do you want one in your house? I’ll tell you what I think!
Last week it rained all day for 5 days in a row. I love Wellington, but last week it was miserable. The kids were bouncing off the walls, I had piles of wet stinky washing and as a parent, I was sick of getting wet on the school run. Out came the waterproof trousers and bingo I remembered why I love them!
NITS, NITS, NITS! I can hear many of you groan! I have spent every night in the bathroom looking for nits for the last 7 days and I’m losing my mind. How do you know if you have nits? What do they look like? How do you get rid of them? Check out what we did and see if you have any better ideas?!