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Sick and Tired

I’m typing this from bed. It’s 19:45, The Munchkin is asleep and I’m actually in bed before 8pm. Let me just take a moment to savour the peace. It’s been a rough few days for The Husband. I’ve been flat out with the flu and The Munchkin was diagnosed with a chest infection and a post nasal drip not to mention the teething on top of it all. Not that you’d be able to tell with all the energy he has and how just incredibly happy he’s been. If it  ...

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Why the label?

I don’t understand the need to label what kind of parent you are. Growing up my parents were just my parents. Later on when my cousin had a baby she was just a mommy. I didn’t know there were types of parents. Well, let me tell you… the internet learned me a thing! I saw this on someone’s Twitter bio: “AP•ERF•EBF•BLW“ Excuse me, what now? Let me explain (Google helped me): AP = Attachment Parenting ERF = Extended Rear Facing EBF = Exclusively Breastfed  ...

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Frozen’s Elsa and Anna have the WORST parents

Frozen may not be my favourite Disney movie but it’s every little girl’s current obsession. Everyone wants to be Elsa. But as my favourite Honest Toddler says: You guys are buying up Elsa dresses like she's some kind of role model. SHE EXPLODED HER SISTER'S HEART. — Honest Toddler (@HonestToddler) April 7, 2014 One of my niece’s is having a Frozen theme for her birthday party (which is going to be amazing!) and my son loves the songs, so who am I to argue?  ...

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Beware! The Plague!

Last week we had our first bout of the flu since The Munchkin was born. The Husband was Patient 0. He was down and out so I had to try to work from home so he could rest and let those wonderful flu meds do their thing. Now have you attempted to update a website, deal with advertising campaigns and write coherent thoughts while a 6-month-old is crawling up your leg and vomiting over your shoulder? Not my most productive two days, is the least I can say. Thank God my editor at Parent24 is a  ...

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