Entries by Mel

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He’s here and he’s perfect! My labour story…

He’s here and he’s perfect! I am so excited to share with you all that my littlest man, Brooklyn (aka Brooks) arrived into this world at 3.26am on January 29 2019. My due date was January 28, so just like his big brother, he was one day past his due date. I was very impatiently […]

Those last few weeks and days of pregnancy…

The last few weeks and days of pregnancy are interesting. The excitement, the nerves, the anticipation, it kind of feels like a ticking time bomb. I am trying to mentally prepare myself and also make sure my kids, dog and hubby are all organised for when it happens. But not knowing if it’s going to […]

Surviving School Holidays with Young Kids

I am certainly not going to pretend that these school holidays have been super easy on me. I am currently 37 weeks pregnant with baby number 3. Chasing after my 4 year old Harper and 2.5 year old  Paxton is not an easy job at all. Plus, Harper’s holidays are 7 weeks long!! So this […]

Teaching my Dog to use a Ramp

You can definitely teach an older dog new tricks! We just taught Cooper how to use a ramp to get in and out of the car. So I thought I would share why and how we did it, with you guys. Does my dog need to use a ramp? We recently got a new car […]

Transitioning your Toddler from a Cot to a Bed

Are you thinking about transitioning your toddler from a cot to a bed? Unsure if the timing is right or how to do it? Well you’ve come to the right place… We have just moved Paxton, our 2.5 year old into his big boy bed in preparation for his new baby brother who will be […]

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7 tips to help Prepare your Children for another Baby

Bringing a new baby into the house is a big deal for every family member. It’s exciting and it can also be quite daunting for everyone involved. Some kids will adjust better than others, some may get jealous and others may thrive off being your little helper. For those who have been following me for […]

Why is My Dog Misbehaving and What can I do to Fix this?

Are you constantly getting frustrated with your dog and wondering why they are misbehaving all the time? Dogs misbehave for a number of different reasons. Today I will take you through some of the key reasons and hopefully help you to identify what is going on with your dog and help fix some of these […]

How much is too much? When does sharing become oversharing online?

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by a producer from the Today Show who was looking for a mum to come on their show and discuss ‘sharing and when it becomes oversharing’. Considering I was Melbourne based and they needed someone in Sydney, unfortunately it didn’t end up happening but it got me […]

The Honest Truth About My Pregnancy

Let me start by saying that I know it is an absolute blessing that I am able to fall pregnant and I don’t for one second take that for granted. I do however, just want to let you guys know, the honest truth about my pregnancy. Some people feel fantastic when they are pregnant. They […]