Since Brendon started his new career as an engineer late last year, there has been an element of our relationship that is something akin to passing ships in the night. Leaving at around 5:30am each morning and returning at 7pm each night, it’s hard to recall what he looks like in the light of […]
Reading School Reports Is Like Being Reintroduced To My Kids
Oh, hello, annoying little person I made. It seems I am not doing a completely shit job of raising you. Here, have your first glass of wine to help me celebrate!
Did I have too many kids?
Sometimes I watch on enviously as my single child friends go about their parenting business. I'm not saying it looks easier necessarily, but it looks quicker. For example, when it's time to go, parents with one child just, you know, go. They grab one school bag and strap one kid in the car and they […]
Worn In Love
…modified romance that makes way for toilet training and general domestic drudgery. Life with small kids is the antithesis of passion, but I am passionate about our life together. While ever that’s still true, I think we’re okay.
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 […]
Dear Everyone, Please Go Away
Point me towards the nearest deserted island.
(This is NOT) A Super Idea For School Holiday Fun!
You think gastro is the worst plague that can befall your house and then you get nits….
Am I crushing my kid’s creative soul?
Can a kid get an education without losing their creativity?