How to make your child sleep in longer…

The answer to this is really simple. You can’t. Welcome to the life of pre-sunrise starts. It fucking sucks. Both my kids suck for sleep. I’ve mentioned this before here and here. Not only do they both wake frequently at…

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Letters to Lena – 19 months old

Hey Lena Beana, You are 19 months old today. Its gone so fast. I’ve been looking through photos of you as a newborn and can’t quite believe how quickly its gone. I miss that newborn squish that you were. That…

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10 funniest things my 4 year old has said lately

My 4 year old is always making me laugh with the things he says to me, so I thought I would share some of the things he’s said to me lately that have made me chuckle. These are direct quotes:…

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Dear diary – the first days of primary school

So you might have read my emotional meltdown about my eldest starting primary school in my recent blog post. I thought I would update you on how his first week has gone. Last week, Arlo went to reception class Wednesday…

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Review: Zapatista, Newcastle

We just got back from a great meal at the Grainger Street Zapatista. My friend Alex has been telling me to go to Zapatista for ages and now I could kick myself for having not gone sooner. Zapatista is Newcastle’s…

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