Category Parenting

Confessions of a baking virgin

Yesterday I baked my first ever cup cakes for The Boy’s 2nd birthday picnic. These represent my first attempt to bake cakes.  I am finally a qualified ‘proper mum.’ I learned some stuff. All cup cakes are not created equal (why do some rise unevenly, some burst?) Cup cake cases and muffin cases aren’t the […]

Mamamia! Here we go again

I recently did a guest post on Mamamia.com as part of post natal depression awareness week. What do you think? http://www.mamamia.com.au/mamamia-cares/post-natal-depression-awareness-week-2/

The curious incident of the elephant salute

Last week I took The Boy to the zoo again. We’ve been teaching him the animals and to help him we’ve been doing baby signs (or our version of them) to go along with the words. His favourites is the elephant which we do with a big floppy arm wave for the trunk, along with […]

‘The rat is eating the hat’

Today is my birthday. Yay for me! It has been a wonderful day so far. I’m writing this as The Norwegian is feeding The Boy and will be doing bath and bed. Ah free time. Later we’ll be having sushi and prosecco. All part of the birthday festival that started on Friday and will stretch […]