Let the chaos begin …

Schools is back. Finally, finally, here in Melbourne, school has gone back. And there was much rejoicing, let me tell you. Of course, for many, there was also much of that repetative “get your shoes on” and “hurry up we’ll be late” and “where is your reader book, this time”,…

Mayhem ALMOST Managed

I was SO excited last week when I was telling you all about how I did stuff, because you asked that I left out some important details. See? That just proves I’m human. And don’t have any super powers at all. Or a nanny. Or cleaner. Although there are still…

Buy My Book! A Guide to Bad Mothering

The Favourite Uncle is supposed to be coming over for lunch today. It is his birthday, so we killed some time and managed to avoid the constant “What time is our Favourite Uncle coming over?” by smattering it with a bit of “But I don’t want to help you make…

Salvaging my Sanity

Back when my mother’s group started, I rapidly became known as The Party Queen. I was especially useful to have as an acquaintance if you were in direct sales/ party plan, as I used Tupperware parties and the like, not just to satisfy my primal urge to be anally organised,…