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My favourite Netflix shows for my kids

Yes, you read that title correctly. MY favourite shows for my kids to watch on Netflix because if I have to be subjected to children’s TV, I’ll be damned if it’s going to be crap like Peppa Pig, Power Rangers or Teen Titans Go!* So here are my favourite things to watch with my kids because they are: 1. Cute, 2. Educational, 3. And above all, not annoying. Puffin Rock This Netflix Original is just the flipping cutest and it makes my heart happy. It’s so sweet,  ...

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New Year, New Room

After 4 years, 3 months and 12 days, The Munchkin is finally, FINALLY, sleeping in his own room.  via GIPHY Some people achieve this amazing feat as young as 6 months, others take a bit longer but I’m glad we did it this way because the transition has been a really easy and natural process. We co-slept with him since he was born. We tried very hard to get him to sleep in a cot but to be very honest, once he started teething I was too damn lazy to keep getting up and still go to  ...

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The Red Cross Children’s Hospital needs OUR help!

This is a really hard post for me to sit down and write because I am a total ostrich when it comes to stories like this. I keep starting it and going away and coming back. Because I can’t deal with the thought that their are adult human beings in this world who have it in them to harm children. The stories make me sad. They make me cry. So I look away. Because I can’t deal. But jeez! Those little kids had to deal with it so how dare I be uncomfortable by the stories? Last week,  ...

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Shopping made easy with Superbalist Kids

In partnership with Superbalist One of the things I hate to do most in this world is to take kids shopping for clothing. Especially The Munchkin. It’s not his fault to be honest, there’s just far too much that catches his eye and he wants to see EVERYTHING. So he never stands still and dashes through the store like it’s the Reggie’s Rush but he’s not even getting anything. But this means I don’t get to have a good look at ANYTHING. And that’s why I  ...

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