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Mum 2 Mum: What Say You About Birthday Party Mayhem

birthday parties

With Immy now at 4 year old kindy we seem to be in the midst of birthday party mayhem. She has been at school for just two terms and we just got home from the tenth birthday party (the majority of but not all of which were parties for new kindy friends). On occasion there has even been a run of … [Read more...]

Mum 2 Mum: Balancing Playtime

free play

We are slowly settling into our kindergarten routine. The program Immy attends operates five full days a fortnight, two days one week and then three days the next. A big change for us considering Immy did not attend child care or any 3 year old pre-kindy type program. We are both really feeling … [Read more...]

Mum 2 Mum: Choosing a School…When It Doesn’t Work Out Quite How You’ve Planned

kindergarten

Last week I tweeted and shared on Facebook; "Going to school today for kindy parent information morning. I don't think I am ready!!!" In Western Australia, children who turn 4 by June 30th have the option to start part-time kindergarten. The class (and associated playground) is separate to but … [Read more...]

Mum 2 Mum: The Princess/Fairy Conundrum

fairies

Princesses and fairies have been a constant in our house for about six months now. The princess bit started when Immy watched (and fell in love with) the Disney movie, Tangled. The fairies came a little later when she watched part of a Tinkerbell movie at a friends house. And in the time since the … [Read more...]

Mum 2 Mum: Do You Cook in Batches?

bolognaise

It's late in the afternoon and once again I think, "What will I make for dinner?" because although I menu plan for the fortnight, I don't actually allocate each meal to a day, looking instead at the list and thinking, "What can I be bothered making!" So there I am with, "What will I make for … [Read more...]

Mum 2 Mum: Gifts

gift

Dad 101 and I have been together for over 11 years now. Very early on in our relationship I established a rule - practical things, like kitchen appliances or home renovation paraphernalia, are not suitable spousal gifts for birthdays, Christmas, anniversaries or any other personal or family … [Read more...]

Mum 2 Mum: Say Hello

hello

What is Mum 2 Mum? Mum 2 Mum is a place where as online friends we can share a little of our own experiences, so why not pop in for a cuppa and join the conversation. One of the things I love about blogging is the community which grows around a blog - a community of readers and other bloggers … [Read more...]

Mum 2 Mum: Juggling

juggle

What is Mum 2 Mum? Mum 2 Mum is a place where as online friends we can share a little of our own experiences, so why not pop in for a cuppa and join the conversation. Some days I feel I do it well, others are a dismal failure but everyday feels like I am performing a juggling act. Child, … [Read more...]