One of the most common, and most rubbish pieces of advice doled out to parents is to “enjoy every moment, it passes so fast.” That last part is right – and if you want to talk about how I feel about my son starting school, you’d better have some wine, tissues, and a few hours Read more about Enjoying every moment is bullshit[…]
A blog Not many know this, but babies actually leave the womb clutching a post-it note with the password to your very own wordpress site. Here, you will allow yourself to write pages upon pages that document the absolute shock you will experience in the first months of your child’s life. You’ll say things like Read more about The truth about what new mums actually need[…]
My husband has been traveling quite a bit the last couple of years. A few interstate trips as well as Chile, Dubai, Russia, Canada and Germany. Now, pre-kids, it would have been all “I miss you” and lots of flirty texts, but with two little people its an entirely different kettle of shit. It means Read more about Hand, and the Glory of Having It[…]
Lets just take a few moments to talk about giant sinks with short taps, specifically, why the actual fuck they exist. They seem to be a particular favourite in dodgy train station bathrooms where mirrors, lighting and a cleaning schedules are considered a danger to us frequent urinators. Typically, you have an enormous sink, with Read more about That Sinking Feeling[…]
Fellow Mamas, listen up. We all know that balancing work and parenting is a great way to feel inadequate in every aspect of your life. Isn’t it fun to rush through every moment of your day, hoping your boss forgets about deadlines and your toddler magically toilet trains themselves? To help you out, I’ve collected some actual Read more about How to be a Proper Working Mother[…]
For my 16th birthday, my parents arranged to surprise me with my first flight! This was before the days of cheap air fares, when families tortured themselves with car trips that lasted a week and made Mummy drink until she couldn’t feel feelings anymore. I left the house at about 4.30am with my Dad and my Read more about Misadventures in Social Cues[…]
So you know how everyone says about having babies – “they don’t come with manuals!”. Bullshit. Because they come with about 1057 manuals, written by various experts of varying expertise. And if you are a real person living in this real life real world, you’ll be CONSTANTLY exposed and schooled ALL THE FUCKING TIME. Especially Read more about I'm a MOTT Mum![…]
One day, when we’re better friends, I’ll tell you what lies between the cushions.