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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.