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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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Just because I complain doesn’t mean I’m ungrateful

Guys, know I complain about how hard parenting is and how The Munchkin really gives me a run for my money but that doesn’t mean I’m not grateful for my kids and am fully aware that they are a blessing! I just realised that I actually complain about him more than is fair to him because he’s only 3 and I think he’s supposed to be annoying and pushing boundaries.  But the screaming and whining though!!! But I digress, we waited a really long time before The  ...

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My toddler’s favourite shows on Netflix

At the end of November I signed up for the one free month of Netflix soley for the purpose of watching the Gilmore Girls revival. I was home alone on maternity leave with nothing else to do than watch it all in one go while I still had a baby that slept through anything and everything all day. Now I knew how Netflix worked in general. But I didn’t know it had useful little features like each person in the house could have their own profile and they had a dedicated kids section. So The  ...

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Life with two kids is no joke

Well hello there dear and patient reader. I’m really sorry for the radio silence but life with two kids takes some getting used to. It’s only been a month since we’ve welcomed The Peanut to the madness and Monday afternoon was one of the rare occasions that I was alone with both kids. And I think I handled it pretty well, mostly because The Peanut was asleep. While The Munchkin still requires a butt load of attention he is getting better at not hurting the baby  ...

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