8 Reasons Alcohol is a Bona Fide Parenting Tool
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Here’s 8 tongue-in-cheek reasons why it’s perfectly fine to reach for the bottle at wine o’clock Mum... Most of my mummy friends are partial to a wine (or insert your drink of choice here) depending on the degree of severity of the day’s atrocities. There are studies that will give you all kinds of advice to increase your effectiveness as a...
100,000 Socks: What It Really Means to Be a Mum
what it really means to be a mum
What does it really mean to be a mum? One simple word. Socks. Socks? I hear you say. Why socks? Well here’s some mummy mathematics for you. I was pairing socks the other day when it occurred to me. There’s 5 pairs of feet in my family. 2 socks per pair is 10 socks per day. Which makes 70 socks a week. That’s 3640 socks...
25 Ways To Totally Offend Your Toddler + 10 Hilarious Pics Why My Kid is Crying
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Toddlers. They are temperamental little buggers right? The pint-sized dictators of our hearts and breakers of our souls. God forbid they tried to be consistent or any level rational. On the upside, their complete lack care for anything but themselves makes these little narcissists ever-so-easy to offend…  We know toddlers can be an unpredictable bunch. One moment, they’re happy as Larry...
Family Footy Feuds: Make Sure Your Child Goes for Your Team (And Not Your Partner’s)
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When it comes to family footy rivalries there’s no bigger battle. Here’s how to stack the cards in your favor and ensure your little people get on the right side of barracking! Your side. Of course. When you first met your partner, admit it…it was a hell of a lot of laughs to support rival football teams, wasn’t it? Yep, it was...
Dear Apple: Emoticons Mums Need in Their Life Now!
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Life’s better with emoticons right? Such sassy little pictorial ways to communicate. But as writer Heidi Lewis explores there’s a few lacking from the catalog that mums need right now! I have to admit it, I love a good emoticon. But for busy mums who are going about their day with their hands full and no time for long complicated texts,...
21 Hilarious Easter Tweets That Sum Up School Holiday Parenting
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Easter School holidays. We love and loathe them in equal parts right? Here's 21 hilarious Easter tweets from parents who are feeling it. Just like you are. You're wildly teetering between the dream of priceless memory making and reaching for a bottle of wine. And its only 11am. Yep, it's school holidays. Easter's here and the kids are at home for...
Weird Crushes of Stay at Home Mums…
weird crushes of stay at home mums
Kate Lynford reveals the seven intriguing men on Australian television that become strangely attractive after you become a Stay at Home Mum. Before a baby, you would never have given them a second glance. They were just people you knew vaguely on the telly. But now, wow. They come into your home every day, sit with you and entertain you....
25 Hilarious Photos of Unattended Children Being Naughty AF
You know the type of pictures we're talking about. The ones where it's hilarious because it wasn't your child, your couch, your car, your home...  Well, yep. Here's 25 of the most horrifying images we've seen online proving if your house is very, very quiet someone's likely up to no good. Never assume silence is golden. Silence is a nature's...
A Letter to the Perfect Social Media Mums
Perfect Social Media Mums
Dear Facebook Mums, oh my mistake. Let me start again. Dear Perfect Social Media Mums, Just wanted to write you a quick little note on how grateful I am for you. I mean, let’s be honest, how else would I know how badly I’m failing as a mother, let alone as a human being. How do you do it? Us mere mortals...
This Mum’s Lunchbox Fail is Easy to Make Yet Simply Hilarious
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Picture this. You're busy making the kids their lunchboxes and in an attempt to save time, send your daughter to the freezer to grab herself a 'frozen juice pouch'. Nothing wrong with this, right? WRONG!  You keep on going oblivious and send her off to school. Then the phone rings. This Queensland mother took to Facebook this week with a hilarious recap of the...