Category Archives: Pregnancy and parenting

When a character doesn’t need fixing, just healing

I watched the new My Little Pony movie with my kid and I was so, so pleased with the ending. SPOILER ALERT (since I’m going to be talking about… the ending). I should start by saying that we love the … Continue reading

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Did I rave about the kids movie theatre yet? Because someone should have invented them years ago

So, Village Southland now have two special kids movie theatres. I took the small person during opening week. And I didn’t even mind that going to the movies costs a fucking fortune these days because IT WAS AWESOME. Normally taking a … Continue reading

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Polyester melts: when sewing, belly dancing and parenting combine

You never know what random life skills are going to pop up when you have a small child. See, I used to belly dance. I was semi-professional by the end; I briefly taught and you could hire me for your party (well, if I … Continue reading

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Being sick is balls.

So, I had surgery last year to try to get rid of my pregnancy-related sinus issues. It was months before I was well again, since my worn-out immune system kept picking viruses up. All up, I was almost permanently sick with … Continue reading

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Surprisingly well-known actors in kids shows

I spotted Emilia Fox (AKA Georgina Darcy) playing a minor character in the re-boot of Grandpa in My Pocket the other day. She was only on for about two seconds but they have her in all the ads. This show is not exactly … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s day! Here’s something pink. Clean the house!

I have been so frustrated and annoyed by some of the stupid crap advertising around Mother’s Day this year. For instance, look at this “Super Freakin Awesome Mothers Day Deal” (sic) from DesignByThem. One of my friends posted about it somewhere. It’s DesignByThem’s Dial Hanger … Continue reading

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Huggies pissed me off again

Huggies’ marketing and packaging regularly pisses me off. As previously mentioned. Despite this, I’m on their mailing list because when they aren’t being tools, some of their information is quite good. They sent an email out last month, though, that … Continue reading

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