Covid 19 has screwed many of us over, especially school kids, because now we as parents, have to homeschool and plonk them infront of a screen to watch their teacher talk through it. – for us, Bubba is so over it, making it 10x harder for me. So here’s a list of things to do with kids at home that your child and you, just … Continue reading 30 Things to do With Kids During Quarantine
Our first term of FS1 in Big School has been accomplished! Woohoooo! It included some tears, anxiety from my part and a heap load of stress, because the big school shopping is is NEVER ENDING. So here are 5 things I’ve learnt so far: 1. Buying School uniform is a pain in the arse! First of all, school uniform is compulsory and must be bought … Continue reading 5 things to know about Big School Dubai
Kids school lunch boxes is probably the most stressful part of being a parent. Like what the Hell do you put in it EVERY SINGLE school day, that is nutritional, that they ACTUALLY eat and that doesn’t make you cry thinking about it. Lyndsay from ieatmypeas.com held a back to school lunch box ides workshop to help us mamas out and honestly, she just blew … Continue reading School Lunch Box ideas
1. Always sticking their hand or tongue in YOUR water because everything you consume must be blessed with the touch of saliva and a mouth you have no idea where it’s been. 2. They like to eat your/loose your/put things in your shoes just to make sure to keep you in your toes (literally) 3. Randomly wake up at 2am, energetic and ready to play … Continue reading 10 ways that kids are EXACTLY like cats:
Sorry guys I have been MIA for ages on my blog and that’s because an absolute shit-storm occurs when one of the midgets gets a whiff that mummy is doing something other than dying a slow death cleaning human feaces of the floor. Anyway I am back as Summer holidays have started here in Dubai and Bubba is going to start FS1 in September (how? … Continue reading How to BAWSE being a Nursery Mum..
It has begun. Time to sowly start potty training Bubba coz it”s got to be better than fly kicks while changing diarrhoea nappies right? FML. Does this glamous job of dodging flying shit to the face, ever end? Nope. And now having to aim it into a non-face-like hole is every parents challenge, because obviously it’s not as pleasing to the migits. Also now you … Continue reading Potty Training (First Attempts)
Getting a 2 year old to ACTUALLY eat is a flipping nightmare. Some would rather attempt to eat the Dettol handwash than human food. I’ve been there done that, it does get better! My general rule is keep it simple and colourful. Anything I can whip up with one hand and half a body is a win. Plus points if I can leave it on … Continue reading Toddler Meal Ideas (easy as shit)
For Bubba’s last day at nursery before summer break, we went full cute mode. Partly because I was the one having separation anxiety and NEEDED him to be not forgotten. I mean how could you? He’s cute, he’s entertaining and he’s so loving (when fully fed). So I got bubba to draw one card for his teacher and one for the teachers assistant (TA). Lot’s … Continue reading Last Day of Term..
Can’t actually believe it has been two years since he headbutted his way out of me and now we live in a different country and I have a permanent misaligned hip. How did time fly so fast? And how the hell did I survive 2 years of motherhood without having a Britney breakdown and going bald? I still remember every detail of the bizzare pregnancy … Continue reading Bubba’s 2nd Birthday!
I have concluded Hand Foot Mouth Disease (HFMD) was created by Satan to DESTROY our mummy souls. Just as I was high fiving the air because things can get back to a routine now that Bubba is back at his toddler classes.. the universe pooped on my week. Any form of routine is out the window. When his teacher rang me and explained he’s got … Continue reading Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease from HELL