Tag Archives: parenting

The Truth Is, You Can Never Bounce Back

“Don’t worry, you’ll bounce right back!” “It’s all baby on you, that tummy will be gone in no time.” These were some of the many well meaning comments I received during pregnancy and shortly after. If I’m completely honest with myself, these were some of the hopeful thoughts that also ran through my own mind. I looked forward to fitting ...

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Hurrah For Modern Day Dads!

I remember an interesting article written by a Mummy who was a bit miffed to be told that she should consider herself lucky to have a helpful husband. The writer wanted to draw attention to the fact that modern men are expected to play bigger roles within the home these days, and by demonstrating a willingness to, are more likely to ...

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Winning When Travelling With Toddlers

We recently returned from a family holiday all the way out to China. It was a long trip when hubby and I used to go on our own but this is the first time we took the kiddies (both under two). You may think we’re crazy to even consider dragging a baby and a toddler on a 35 hour round ...

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6 Unexpected Emotions As A Parent

Becoming a parent brings with it an absolute sackful of new emotions; some of which makes you feel on-top-of-the-world amazing and some just make you want to drown yourself in a bath of Cabernet Sauvignon. I prepared myself for the strong emotions that would come from the moment my baby entered this world. Love, anxiety, happiness, sadness, overwhelm and frustration ...

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