Raising kids with chronic health conditions and developmental delays can add a lot of stress to an already stressful job. Part of blogging for me is to help deal with and process this stress, encourage others to help their children thrive and possibly connect with some other Serious Mummas out there.

The Importance of Listening to Kids

Because this is so important and I don't want you to leave this post without getting to the juicy bit, I'm going to start with what I see as the Top 7 Benefits of Listening to your Child: You are modelling good listening. If you want your child to listen to you, they...

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Why Can’t They Just Clean Up?!?

I'm sure I'm not the only parent who is frustrated by how much energy and effort it can take to get your child to clean up. I mean, they played with the damn toys, why the hell can't they just clean up! It seems like a really simple request, right? It's not like we're...

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Kindy Visit – The Good, The Bad & The Ugly

  Let me paint you a picture.... Your kids have been at Kindy for a term already, and you have excitedly been waiting for that moment where you will get to go in and be on "Mummy Roster". You imagine in your head how much fun it's going to be watching your children...

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So, Why Should You Listen to Me?

Recently, while going through an introductory meeting with the twins potential school for next year, it solidified for me, just how much we have been through as a family in the past 4 years. Sometimes when you're in the trenches, you are just...

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