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8 back-to-school survival tips for moms

If there’s anything that I’ve learnt from my kids’ first days of school, it’s to take tissues and avoid wearing mascara – even the...
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There are things I feel mom guilt for, but not these …

Is there a mother out there who hasn’t felt that “mom guilt” somewhere along the line? Like all moms, I carry mother guilt, but...
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Change is inevitable, but you can prepare for it

It’s a cliché to say that the only constant is change, but I have found that to be truer since becoming a parent. Obviously when...
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How motherhood helped me find myself

The first few months of motherhood were some of the hardest and most testing of my life. You can never really prepare yourself for the...
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4 things that stand out about DryNites Pyjama Pants

We all like to think our little ones are wonderfully smart, very athletic and pretty advanced for their age. But every child, whether they...
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How to organise play dates

I am a very lucky man. There are many reasons for this claim, and I don’t want to seem like I’m gloating so I’m going...
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5 funny things that happen when you become a parent

Now that my son is a full-blown toddler, I’ve been reflecting on my journey of motherhood, especially those times when he was an itty-bitty...
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Taking on the DryNites challenge

It was probably raining outside because I was wearing a long, brown trench coat and a wide brimmed hat. There were other detectives milling...
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What not to say to a pregnant woman or new mom

“You’re breastfeeding your newborn too much” and “Why are you running when you’re pregnant?” are some of the standout irritating things I heard when...
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3 decisions that I’m so glad we made as parents

Being a parent is not an easy task; it seems like you have an important, life-altering decision to make every day with everyone giving...