Cuppa Red Bull

Mum doesn’t like to drink tea as she says it keeps her awake (I’ve tried to explain what decaf means and how she can have those if she wants). Today after doing her shopping, she says “They were giving these away. I’ve had one – it’s yum.” while handing me a Red Bull. Lol. Oh…

Recommendations please on staph related eczema

For staph-related eczema, does anyone have a recommendation for an antibacterial wash or similar? We’ve been putting a small amount of bleach in the bath as recommended by the eczema nurse. It’s pretty drying and Cameron (17 months) gets quite irritated during and just after the bath. We are using emulsifying ointment in the bath…

Step 2: Fold pancake in half over rice crackers

Make me a sandwich, of sorts

I fear that Abby has developed what I will call “SSS”, or “Strange Sandwich Syndrome”. I believe it may be be hereditary, skipping a generation. Let me explain… My dad once made himself a cake sub with the leftover Domo-kun cake I made. He doesn’t like sweet things much but was hungry, so he stuffed…

The Witching Hour

The Witching Hour aka the Arsenic Hour sucks arse. If you’ve had kids then you’ll know what I’m talking about. It’s the “hour”, which is usually at least four hours, in the evening where your placid little newborn turns into a screaming unsettled little nightmare. Just Google it and you will find screeds of information…

Independent Earner Tax Credit

So this is another thing about being a new mum that I had no idea about – the Independent Earner tax credit (IETC). I only found out about this as I was filling in my tax return this year. I’m not sure why I still get tax returns sent to me, but I suppose it’s…