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The Look That Every Parent Dreads

This is a sponsored post for Blackmores  Sometimes being an over-sharer can really endear you to people. Other times it can make them wince and wish they'd never met you. At a park playdate last week I was talking to the parent of my child's … [Read More...]

When You Suck At Moderation

Hello my name is Emily and I suck at moderation. Come to think of it I have always been terrible at taking things in small doses, well except for … [Read More...]

Let the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games begin! (tomorrow)

So tomorrow is the start of the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games - did you know? Or care? I've been helping to build up hype with a few articles … [Read More...]

Fact: Not everyone is going to like you

After this mornings obligatory 40-year-old boob squish, I took myself off to the shops because next week my first baby turns 10! Yes I've been failing fabulously at this parenting caper for nearly a decade. I can't believe it. As it happened I … [Read More...]

I have to get this off my chest or I’ll explode

I flipped my lid at breakfast this morning as I ferreted through the pantry and fridge looking for school lunch food that wouldn't make a return trip. EVERY DAY my trio come home with uneaten grapes, broccoli, yoghurt and all manner of slightly … [Read More...]

Isn’t It ironic – Don’t You Think

Back in 2012 I would have been ridiculously excited at the offers I currently get to work with brands and affiliates. Except they didn't come every week back then like they do now. Which is ironic as I hardly blog anymore and only have 3 readers, … [Read More...]

When Mrs Woog Tells You Write, You Write!

I haven't written a personal post in ages, but when blogging legend Mrs Woog tells you to 'ramp it up again' well, you do just that! And I'm starting with a bit of a tirade............. … [Read More...]

Do child actually eat sandwiches at school anymore?

Our Christmas tree came down yesterday. I know right, I'm at least one month ahead of schedule. I'm also stocked up on 24 pairs of white socks, 35 annoying reusable BPA-free containers and enough pencils, highlighters and glue sticks to sink an … [Read More...]

11 Batman, DC Comics, Justice League & Superhero Xmas Gift Ideas

Remember balking at the price of licensed products? And instead of getting them you used to buy a cheaper but not-so-cool alternative? Well things have changed and these days you can score DC Comics superheroes or the Justice League licensed … [Read More...]

I Don’t Know Where To Start…

Anyone else have so many things to do they don't know where to start? So instead of starting I'm sitting at the computer and hope it will help me gather my thoughts. Before that I was walking from room-to-room aimlessly, not quite sure which task … [Read More...]

7 Must-Have Wonder Woman Christmas Gift Ideas

The hottest super hero this season is Wonder Woman and I'm delighted the comic world is finally celebrating a strong female character. We're all about 'girls can do anything' in our household. In fact we're also all about 'boys can do anything' - … [Read More...]

It Could Have Been So Much Worse…..

I always get teary this time of year, not sure whether it's just exhaustion from another hectic year or that I'm just a big cry baby. Probably the latter, but I'm okay with that. Today I cried over my daughter's AMAZING school report, where her … [Read More...]

My First Logbook is THE best gift for kids who fly (or have it all)

If you're scratching your head for a gift idea for a child/baby that isn't a soft toy - then why not get them 'My First Logbook'. This is a nifty pocket-sized logbook that you can give to the crew when you board a plane and they'll pass it on to … [Read More...]