Letter To My Childless-Self

When I was living in Sydney I would go to the Archibald exhibition every year and gaze into the minds of brilliant artists through their portraiture. I will never forget one year when I stumbled across a forlorn teenage girl on a […]

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Self Care is Totally a Thing.

I read an article a while back about the narcissism of our younger generation. The writer implied that any hyphenated word starting with self should be abandoned by society and we should stop being so egotistic. I kind of agreed with her. […]

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Every Parent Needs a Lachy

On Valentines Day in the year 2000 I met my best mate Lachy at Charles Sturt University. He lived in the dorm downstairs from mine (represent Heath Towers). In 16 years we have supported each other through relationship break ups, moving houses/states/countries, […]

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They Grow So Fast

Am I the only cynical mum that has joined a bunch of parenting groups on Facebook? Most of the time I am rolling my eyes or audibly sighing at the ridiculousness of some of the things on those groups. On the rare […]

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Why all the pressure?

Any yoga instructor worth their salt will begin a class explaining to the new students that yoga is not a competition. You should trust your body and not push yourself or compare yourself. They will reassure you that your body will build […]

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Shit Stupid People Say to Pregnant Chicks

Being pregnant is so much fun. Wanting to die rather than suffer just one more minute of nausea, relocating daily life to the toilet to minimize travel time, enduring searing temperatures and humidity of 2000% in maternity clothes. So much joy. Such a blessing.

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How To Get Through Those Sleepless Nights

Last night, my spawn arose at midnight for happy happy playtime and answered a very defiant NO, whenever I asked her politely to go back to sleep. She finally gave in to sleep at about 4 in the AM only to rise for the day at 6 in the morning.

In my haze of near death this afternoon, I have decided to put together a helpful guide for those of you in the same boat on how to keep your sanity through such trying times.

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Ask Franky

Franky Moops doesn’t have any children of his own. In fact, he’s not fond of children at all. So we thought he would be the perfect columnist to answer your questions, quandaries and queries about your little precious ones.

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Blood, Shit & Tears

I love my afternoons when my husband comes home from work and I get a short break from being a mum. It’s during this hour that I like to pretend that I don’t have a family.

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A Community Announcement to All Parents. Don’t Be a Dick!

A few months back, my darling, precious, angel child played one of her favourite games. Let’s watch mummy slowly lose her mind through sleep deprivation.

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