The crazy things kids say

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I have two amazing, bright, funny, gorgeous boys. Over the years they’ve said some crazy sh*t – as I’m sure all kids do. And I write them down. As their knowledge and experience grows, these weird conversations happen less frequently. But I love looking back … [read more]

Young love in the 21st century

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My 10 year old has just completed a series of SRE classes – Sex & Relationship Education, which has enabled us to have some very frank conversations about everything from sexual attraction to wet dreams. So far they’ve really only covered basic biology and the … [read more]

The day I ate breakfast

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I understand the importance of a healthy breakfast to get you ready to face the day. My boys never leave for school on an empty stomach. So the reaction I get when I admit that I don’t usually eat breakfast is akin to telling someone … [read more]

More crazy things kids say

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Over a year ago I curated a collection of all the weird sh*t my kids had said during their young lives. It remains one of my favourite posts, and looking back over it still makes me giggle like a loon. My favourite entry from that chapter is this … [read more]

Have a heart and support Tiny Tickers

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I first published this post in February 2015, but as next month is National Heart Month, I wanted to update it for the benefit of new readers and to encourage people to support Tiny Tickers’ Heart Week between 7th – 14th February 2016. Heart Week is a chance … [read more]

10 things parents most commonly argue about

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“We never argue” was the smug expression I often used about my relationships with my husband. You may notice that was written in the past tense… We had a relatively short relationship before getting engaged – we had only been a couple for five months, … [read more]