My current definition of forced to share…

Yesterday I got a yoghurt out to eat for myself.  The midget steals so much I have to get her own spoon so I have an outside chance of getting any.  And even then the little minx keeps trying to push my spoon away!

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Is chocolate milk next?!

Read this today and had to share it – NZ scientists make a break through with allergy-free milk for children a step closer.  Not only is this happening in the country I call home (even if I don’t live there!), this is from the city I went to University in – way cool!  Yes it…

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That pesky ‘mummy brain’ or not?

I was at a new parents session about introducing solids last week. This joy awaits us, and our walls and floors, for a little while yet! Anyway the nurse taking the session asked a mother in the room what she had for dinner last night. This delightful woman sat there silently with an awkward look…

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The best advice prior to bub’s arrival

If I can give one piece of advice to a mum/mom/dad to be it is get some meals prepared in advance and in the freezer. I think I read this in more than one place, and was certainly told this as well. It sounded like a sensible idea, without knowing what it was going to…

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Let your fingers do the walking ~ online shopping – convenience versus cost

Today I made my first online purchase of nappies, and a month ago my first online purchase of groceries. As someone who has long embraced online banking and purchasing, this is hardly a landmark change to my behaviour. I can remember when eft-pos commenced in NZ, and promptly bought a packet of tic tacs from…

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My current definition of cutting corners…

We make tea in the morning instead of coffee. We only have beans, and while it only takes probably less than a minute to grind, the thought of the extra effort required turns us to tea!

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Michelin stars here I come

Well missing in action for the last few days, so have not made my every other day promise to myself to blog. One might simply define that as parenthood. Time and plans not always as you imagine 🙂 Makes me realise that my ultimate goal of blogging every day is more than a little way…

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