Dad of Twins

A lot of the time people ask how mum is doing after having twins or triplets, which of course is perfectly fine and needed as they have gone through a huge transition and a lot of changes are still happening… Continue Reading >

Who is like the mum or dad at home? Neither it’s called parenting…

A common question asked of same-sex couples who have children is who takes on specific roles within the household, in short, who plays the role of mum and who plays the role of dad?   I like to challenge this… Continue Reading >

Laura Geitz, Aussie athlete and mum talks about sleep and fitness regime postpartum

Like any new parent, former Australian netball captain Laura Geitz struggled to find the time to remain active around her son Barney’s schedule. Returning to work and fitness is possible following childbirth but is still a challenge, even for an elite… Continue Reading >

Tackle 3 Stresses of Dinnertime!

“It is not just that my kids are fussy when it comes to dinner, I find myself totally overwhelmed. I am stressed out thinking about getting that meal on the table, I am worried about the kids not eating anything…. Continue Reading >

Sharing your love between your babies

Today I saw a post on Facebook in one of the mum’s group pages I follow and someone had posted asking for advice/reassurance she is halfway through her pregnancy with her second baby the question was if you ever wondered… Continue Reading >

Handling “Those Looks” When You Have Fussy Kids at Christmas Gatherings

As a parent with a fussy eater, you have no doubt been served up your fair share of common-wisdom-but-oh-so-wrong advice when it comes to managing your child’s fussy eating behaviour. And as I have written about here for Kiddipedia previously,… Continue Reading >

Tips to get Children Excited about Reading

As a teacher I love books. In fact, I love them so much that you could easily mistake me for a Mum who lines up at Aldi each January when the book sale is on and fights her way through… Continue Reading >

Forgiveness

If I could meet myself as I was 2 years ago and, just starting out on the single mum journey I would have said to myself  ‘where your energy goes is where your attention flows”.  Obviously, hindsight doesn’t really help… Continue Reading >

Mum Shaming 

Mum shaming, I feel like this topic gets talked about a bit but then at the same time it doesn’t. And when it does most people don’t pay as much attention as they should. I wanted to talk about it… Continue Reading >

Why sleep regressions aren’t regressions at all

As a sleep consultant, I talk to a lot of parents and read lots of posts by parents. One of the things I hear talked about a lot, or ‘blamed’ for sleep issues, is sleep regressions. The thing is these… Continue Reading >