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10 Signs Your Kid is Ready to Potty Train


No one ever said that parenting would be easy. And no one said that potty training would be fun. It’s messy, it’s stinky and it comes with a lot of laundry. If there’s one thing that I’ve ever dreaded, it’s potty training! I mean, you’re excited to stop buying nappies but not so much excited… Continue reading 10 Signs Your Kid is Ready to Potty Train

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Homeschool · parenting

Things People Assume When I Tell Them I Homeschool


I’m fairly new to the homeschool business. I’ve only been homeschooling for a couple of months now, and although the first couple of days (weeks!!) were the hardest, we’ve all adapted to this new life at home and we’re enjoying it. I want to say that all days are perfect, but that would be a… Continue reading Things People Assume When I Tell Them I Homeschool

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16 Things to Love about Your Newborn


With Gremlin and Monster's birthdays around the corner, I found myself thinking about how much they have grown up again. I think about this often actually, but when birthdays are around the corner, it's just filled with so many more emotions.  Which usually takes me down memory lane where I go through every one of… Continue reading 16 Things to Love about Your Newborn

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9 Ways Older Siblings Can Help with a New Baby


I remember when I was a few months pregnant with Gremlin, I started worrying about how I would manage two kids, a career and a household (and Hubby Byren of course). How was I going to attend to two kids at the same time? Sure, Monster was already semi-independent but he still needed my help… Continue reading 9 Ways Older Siblings Can Help with a New Baby

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New Years Resolutions I Wish My Kids Would Make


I used to make New Year's Resolutions... Up until the point that I realised that I was wasting paper and ink writing things down that I was never getting around to doing. Sounds familiar, right? So I made resolutions at the end of 2015 for 2016... And I don't even remember what I had jotted… Continue reading New Years Resolutions I Wish My Kids Would Make