Has anyone ever really slipped on a banana peel?
Bias or Not?
You know when a parent posts a video on social media saying, "OMG, our little Johnny is sooooo funny! LOL!" and then you watch it and you're like, "Dude, I didn't even laugh once"? Listen, I don't judge. I look back at photos of my newborns who I was certain were THE most beautiful […]
Motherhood: 5 things I thought I’d enjoy way more (and 5 things I genuinely do)
Mumma: not to scale I loved Luca’s babyhood hard. He was my first, my only, and the days were wide open and leisurely, if somewhat marred by exhaustion. Luca was an easier baby in that he slept for great stretches during the day, was very happy occupying himself on the floor (or watching Sesame […]
5 Terrific Ways to be Less of a C#nt
[Source] The first time I saw him, I admit, I did wonder if he was right in the head. There he was, standing on the side of a busy road, a senior citizen with a strangely cherubic face, rosy-cheeked and beaming as he waved to every car that passed by as though the […]
Present Regrets of Gifts Past – CLOSED
Let's all agree that baby's first Christmas was completely stupid and we bought too much shit. And if it wasn't you, it was the grandparents, aunts/uncles or…you know, you. Because we all do it. Bursting with the momentousness of firsts, we wax lyrical about the wonder of viewing Christmas through the eyes of a child […]
Dear Neighbours: An Open Letter To The Bogans Next Door
Hi-diddly ho Neighborinos! I just wanted to drop you a quick line to formally welcome you to the neighbourhood although you have been here for some months now. Forgive me for not popping over with a casserole but I've been a little preoccupied with my new baby. Fun little fact about my new baby – […]
The Little Daily: A Little Lowbrow
Did it suddenly get serious around here? It feels like it got really serious. I like serious. Sometimes serious is necessary. Also, I like other things. Other things I like include this; Yep. Definitely like that. But FYI, TITMEN is not an acceptable word. Don't try and play TITMEN on a […]
The Little Daily: Heaven Sent
So if you're part of my Facebook page hi-jinkery, then you might remember I had an interview at the local Catholic primary school as part of my panicky last-minute painstakingly researched school selection for Luca. I attended the meeting without Bren as the alternative was for all five of us to go – about as sensible […]