What does it mean to LOOK like a boy?

“If you’re so into gender neutral everything, then why do you care if people call your children girls or boys?” Is probably what you’re thinking if you’re reading this and know my stance on gender neutral parenting (HINT: it’s a good thing). So what does gender neutral parenting mean to me? Some wrongly assume it…

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Travel Backpack

The London print mini backpacks from Cath Kidston are perfect to hold everything that they need and easy for them to carry themselves. The backpacks are a lot more spacious than they seem at first and I used these handy resealable bags from Ikea to keep everything organised. So what’s in the backpack? We were…

No, I’m not the nanny

Dear Stranger, This is an open letter to everybody, in particular the ignorant, inconsiderate and insensitive individuals I’ve had the misfortune to encounter. Most parents have had that horror movie experience when you awake suddenly at 2am to find a small person barely inches from your face, watching you sleep. That happened to me me…

The boys in blue…purple, green and yellow too

I often get told I have gorgeous girls, I’m asked how old they are as strangers gush over their long hair, colourful clothing and love for each other. I usually state ‘they’re both boys’ more times than I can count on both hands, once a day. I’m going to leave the reason my boys have…

When is a disability, not a disability?

When it’s invisible. W arrived into the world with a cry, and then he stopped breathing. His heart stopped, it took the team 3 minutes to resuscitate him and his APGAR score at birth was 3. Barely past 28 weeks gestation, no reason other than spontaneous labour for his early arrival. Nobody knew what the future held…