It gets easier …
Need a quick pick-me-up? Read on for a highly amusing (and a little bit naughty) take on the parenting catch-cry, IT GETS EASIER.
Mum Guilt: Am I A Terrible Mum?
It’s a question that’s kept many a mum up at night. But are you really a terrible mum? How would you know? And what would you about it?
Hair Loss after Birth: Is it Normal?
Worried about hair loss after birth? You’re not alone. Firstly, yes it is normal. And secondly, here’s why and what you can do. Why do we experience hair loss after …
Baby apps designed to make your parenting life easier
We live in an app-driven society. There are apps for transport, food delivery, dating and menial tasks around the home. So why shouldn’t there also be baby apps, designed for …
What is attachment parenting and is it for you?
“Attachment Parenting” has been a buzz word in parenting circles for a while now. But what is it exactly? Here’s a guide to what’s involved and the thinking behind the concept.
Baby Blues – Identifying Warning Signs
(Medical disclaimer: Tips provided need to be considered in conjunction with medical advice. For immediate concerns, please contact HealthDirect (Australia wide) ph 1800 022 222 – to talk to a registered nurse …
Parents Rejoice! Organised Baby Formula Ring WIPED OUT In Melbourne!
Long-suffering parents are celebrating the dismantling of a baby formula ring in Melbourne. What is a Baby Formula Ring and will your home town be next?
Victorian Anti-Vaxxers to be forced out of childcare centres
Victorian Anti-Vaxxers are kicked to the curb as the Victorian government tightens childcare enrolments. Will this impact you?
First year with baby – 3 things I wish I knew
Find solace with three simple tips to get you through the first year with baby.
Expectations on children to show affection in public
Its tricky navigating social niceties. Lou speaks out about placing expectations on children to show affection to people they may not feel comfortable around.
Great Dad? Stop congratulating my husband for parenting
This blogger doesn’t tread lightly when she discusses what makes a great Dad.
How to have a fun New Year’s Eve as a parent
Mix it up this New Year’s Eve. Three tips to guarantee fun for you and the kids (or at the very least give you a laugh).
How to host the Perfect Christmas Lunch – Easy, Affordable Ho Ho Ho Hacks!
Need to find some perspective in your festive preparations? Read on for a funny take on how to host the perfect Xmas lunch or dinner.
Cheap Christmas Presents Hacks!
Christmas shopping already getting you down? Get back on track with funny hints for cheap Christmas presents.
Going with the flow – tips for pregnancy and childbirth
For one mumma, going with the flow meant shrugging off mean comments about her size during pregnancy and appreciating that a natural birth isn’t always possible.
Bikini line challenges
When you get no warning you are about to have a baby, what do you think about? For Lou it was her bikini line that was lets just say a little overgrown.
Family outing – is there merit in planning the day?
Are your family outings planned? Don’t worry if yours isn’t, it can open the door to lighthearted fun including dinosaur milkshakes and tickling strangers.
Ever had a childcare calamity? Lou makes a desperate plea to save her from being ‘that mother’ at childcare.
Time – wasting & wanting
Feeling time poor? Good news, you are bound to feel better knowing that your busy day didn’t involve stepping in dog poo, going braless and crying in the office toilet.
Parenting styles: no more metaphors
Enough with the parenting style metaphors. There are no neat boxes that we, or our children fit into. Join Lou for her insightful review on the latest offering to hit the shelves.
Passive aggression: survival tips for mothers
Lou hits the spot again. This time she takes on the passive aggressives who undermine parent’s self-belief.
Keeping the spark alive
Keeping the spark alive – a witty look at the unrealistic suggestions on how to keep your relationship alive once you have children and a few more achievable ideas
Driving me crazy
Driving with a toddler? Don’t feel bad if car journeys drive you crazy. You’re not alone.
Parenting: did I miss a class?
Lou reminds us that we all bring different parenting styles to the table, and that’s absolutely okay.
Co-Sleeping? More like co-partying!
Need a judgement free zone on co-sleeping? Read on for Lou’s hilarious take on this topic.
Toddler tantrums for the time-poor parent
Toddler tantrums for the time-poor parent. A humorous blog with ideas on monopolising tantrums to your advantage. Yes tantrums may have a positive.