Parenting 101: How to handle sibling disputes

We are well into the school holidays and things are going as well as can be expected. Chippie at childcare today and the other two well and truly ensconced in school holidayness. This involves time spent playing beautifully with each other, imaginative play, sharing, laughing, but not “we’re up to…

I'm not doing this any more. I hate it. I quit!

Those of you who have heard me speak, or know my story at least, will know what a horrible, crappy, shitty, “I want to die” experience I had when I first became a Mum. (For, like, mooooooooonts! Years even!) I hated it, the guilt, the feelings of inadequacy and just…