Parents with children sitting happily on couch

“How to deal with toddler tantrums – the best advice I ever got”

I spent last night sleeping in the toddler bed. In fact, I’ve been spending most nights in the toddler bed ever since my daughter...
Slytherin Baby grabbing other baby's face

Leaning into life

“Slytherin Baby has discovered boys,” I informed Himself. Himself whipped his head around. “Do I need to get involved and do some protecting?” “On one hand,...
Pink and purple illustration of working mom

Hey, working mom … we see you!

Here’s the thing about this post: my wife will probably never read it. Now, before you judge her too quickly, it’s not because she’s...
Dad and mom sleeping with tired baby

Sleep is overrated!

“So,” a friend recently asked, “is she a good baby?” “Um,” I hesitated. “Well, I haven’t had an in-depth conversation with her about her values...
Boy crying after falling off his bicycle

It’s just like riding a bike … or is it?

It’s Sunday evening and instead of nursing my well-deserved glass of wine, I am nursing what I am convinced is a sprained wrist and...
Terence Mentor AfroDaddy with new son Eli

Dads, it’s okay for you to cry when your baby is born!

You’ve waited nine months for today. You’ve probably had many conversations about it, made plans for it and got your life ready for it...
Amy Lalouette with Slytherin baby and grandfather

Travelling overseas with a baby? Best you have a sense of humour!

Himself and I were trying to take a tour of the Alcazar, one of Spain’s famous palaces. When we had first approached the castle,...
Tanya Kovarsky with daughter, Rebecca, and son, Max

The new year doldrums

Some schools were recently on holiday, and I watched in fascination how moms posted their incredible crafty and arty pics that they had created...
Mother and daughter sleeping on the couch

“All I want for 2020 is an uninterrupted night of sleep”

Today is my first day back at the office and I have to admit that there is no sign of the holiday blues just...
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My 7 secrets to beautiful skin

It’s the dreaded sentence all teens couldn’t bear hearing – you know, the one we knew was coming without fail, especially after a night...
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