Selling stuff online

​Sometimes selling stuff online is not worth the trouble. (This story is 100% true.) Item: (cheap arse) toddler monkey suit costume.  Advert with pictures:  toddler monkey suit, fits age 1-2yo, new, unopened with tags, never worn, in original packaging. Appearance/ colours as per photos. Available for pick up only from XXX address. Price: $5 Questions.. …

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GM-mosquitoes to fight Zika (WHO)

The WHO is looking to release genetically-modified mosquitoes in an attempt to halt the spread of the Zika virus. What a great initiative!  I mean, when has the introduction of a foreign species EVER gone wrong?

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Does TENS Reduce Labour Pain?

Did you use TENS during your labour? Or perhaps you know someone who did? Did you/they find it effective? (In case you didn’t know, TENS – Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation – is the use of electric current produced by a device to stimulate the nerves for therapeutic purposes – eg. Pain relief). (Pic tenscare.co.uk) A …

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Airline Travel With Kids: Surprise #2

Last post I shared the awesome “hold your baby in your arms during take off and landing” policy of most North American Airlines… Now it’s time to share surprise #2: 2. Cathay Pacific’s kids meals are disgusting. Hate to actually name and shame but seriously Cathay what are you playing at? We’ve never ordered a …

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Air Travel With Kids: Surprise #1

We’re fortunate to be fairly well-travelled, both pre- and post-kids, so we we were surprised to learn two new things this week re: travelling with kids: 1. There are no infant seat belts on most Canadian/ US carriers We (hubbie, myself, 2 year old, 5 month old) boarded an airline in Canada, received our ‘travelling …

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Awesome Ads… Which is your favourite?

I’ve received these pics from a few people now (most recently from my mother – thanks Mum!). Too. Dang. Good. My fave? Maybe the Cellophane one? Or Mimsy?

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City2Sea Run to Raise Funds for Starlight Children’s Foundation

Just in case you’ve missed my fundraising activities on Facebook and Google+… Josephine and I will be racing in the City2Sea next week to raise money for the Starlight Children’s Foundation. See our fundraising page here. Unlike man-flu, a sick kid is no joking matter, and the folks at Starlight do a fine job of …

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Parenting

You love your kids unconditionally, but sometimes they cross a line that makes forgiveness difficult. Like when your 3-month-old baby girl pees on your Bon Jovi T-shirt. #Why #ImSoSorryJon

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(Pseudo) Environmentally Friendly Onesie

Sooo, we were given a cute pink onesie for our baby girl… Clothing tag “ethically made, responsibly produced, with protection of the environment”. Care instructions “dry clean only”.

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