How much TV do you let your kids watch?

Before I became a mother, I was one of those people who emphatically claimed that my children would NEVER watch TV. Well, two babies later the reality of how ridiculous that claim was made itself painfully apparent. When it was just one child, sure, it was easier to avoid the TV. But even then, as…

The ‘P’ in ‘Parenting’ is for Perseverance

My daughter is not what you’d call a “good eater”. In fact, the year she turned two, I don’t think she ate much at all. The. Whole. Year. My parents would berate me about it every time we went over for dinner. And over the phone in between visits. Although my daughter was a chubby…

What I’ve learnt (so far) about Motherhood

Giving birth is utterly heart breaking... Yes birth is all kinds of crazy/incredible yet simultaneously it can be totally heart breaking. When I came home from the hospital, I’d sometimes find myself in tears for (seemingly) no reason. I simply couldn’t cope with the enormity of what my body had just been through and the…