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?


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 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?


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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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


(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”.