#WeddingWednesday | Surnames and Same-Sex Couples

My partner and I had our son just two years into our relationship, so we had the task of choosing what his surname should be. We spent the entire 9 months (and even a while after he was born!) trying to choose. To be honest, we never really gave it much thought until someone asked…

Easter Baking: Triple Layer Crème Egg Brownies Recipe

Warning! This may cause serious chocolate overload! But seriously, this is definitely one for those who cannot get enough chocolate. I've made this recipe a few times now and the batch of brownies never last long in our house! I used Mini Eggs (Crème and Oreo) within this recipe but you could use the normal…

Making Living with Memory Loss Easier

It’s been over a year since I got diagnosed with severe depression and with that, for me, comes short-term memory loss. I struggle coping with the demands of everyday life. I’m a stay-at-home parent and self-employed, so it’s safe to say that I have my hands full. If I’m not washing clothes or changing nappies,…

Why I Let My Toddler Use Technology

Recently, a friend of mine openly admitted that they don’t own a television, any computers or any other type of technology, apart from one single smart phone. Their home has one parent and two children, and I was shocked to hear that her children never watch TV or spend time online. The Mum spends a…

Things Dads Are Tired of Hearing!

You may not have realised, but Dads are parents too! We are working our bums off to give our children the best life. We are doing one of the hardest but rewarding jobs in the world. We put ourselves last and it’s difficult enough without hilariously annoying comments. Dads are parents, not accessories to parenting.…

My Shit Memory & I (Short Term Memory Loss)

Soon after I became a first-time parent to my (now 29 month old) son it wasn’t long before I began to notice that my memory had gotten A LOT worse. I was forgetting when appointments where and jobs that needed to be done, although I'd forget some things it wasn't on this scale. Back then…