• Father’s Day warm fuzzies (we love you, Mr Chick).

    By on September 7, 2015

    I’m a bit late given Father’s Day in Australia was yesterday, but I wanted to do a special post for my hubby this year. Charlie has recently decided that 5am is an awesome time to wake up and given how utterly knackered I (we) are, I’m hoping Mr Chick forgives the card I gave him – which just happened to wish him a ‘Happy...

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  • SP: 8 must-haves for your new mum kit

    By on September 1, 2015

    Let’s be honest: when you’re about to have your first baby your focus is ALL about what is about to emerge out of your hoo-ha. It’s about the birth-birth-birth. And looking back, I wish someone had handed me a list of items and said, ‘you will need these. Buy them all. They will ensure you survive the first six…

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  • The books that should carry a ‘baby crack’ warning.

    By on August 24, 2015

    I’ve just finished reading Don’t Let The Pigeon Stay Up Late to Charlie for probably the 768th time. I was given two Mo Willems pigeon books at my baby shower and Charlie has developed something of an unhealthy obsession with the pigeon. I’ve known a lot of babies, and I’ve never seen anything quite like it. He loves the…

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  • SP: Drooling dramas + our big bib winner!

    By on August 16, 2015

    Thanks to everyone who shared their bubba’s funniest / messiest habits in my bib competition! Congrats to Kelly Ryan – you’ve won a pack of ten bibs worth almost $40 courtesy of Funky Giraffe! I’ll be in touch to organise your prize. Don’t forget to subscribe to the newsletter (just fill in your email at the top of the site!)...

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  • 7 idiotic things I said before becoming a parent

    By on August 13, 2015

    Before I had kids I really thought I had a clue about having kids. I made sweeping judgements. I made ridiculous statements (particularly to my long-suffering sister). I promised I would never do XYZ when I became a parent. Which you should never, ever do, because then you’re invariably forced to eat humble pie in a public forum. Like your blog. 1. “There...

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