What is the correct etiquette for shopping centre rides?

We just got home from the shops, and something really weird happened to us. I usually let the girls climb in and out and over the shopping centre rides that we have here (in other words, we don’t pay). The shops we went to today had a Wiggles one and also a Thomas the Tank […]

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ITS HOT!

and doesnt every one know it! (Well – duh – it is the middle of summer in Australia…) I have just spent the morning moving the cots and beds around so that we can all share a bedroom that will be able to benefit from our small but useful air conditioner. It will take some […]

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sleeping thru

I think as parents of young children, some things can be easy to dwell on. An example of this is when you are kept up thru the night by children who are sad, wet, hungry, teething or just feeling yucky – the next day all you can think about is how much sleep you didnt […]

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Our baby names

When we came up with names for our children, we tried to find ones that we hadn’t heard of before or didn’t know anyone by that name. Turns out we didn’t look hard enough. Maisy is a mouse who has numerous books/DVD’s and even a TV show named after her. And more annoyingly, Talia Doyle […]

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Fujitsu: my bad customer experience

I bought a Fujitsu external hard drive on the weekend. Good price, good timing just before the end of the financial year and a good decision… or so I thought. It arrived in the mail on Tuesday, which was a pleasant surprise. However soon after plugging it in, I realised it was faulty – I […]

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Wax in my ears

Had the doctor clean my ears out today. They have a tendency to get blocked up with wax. I’ve found the only solution is to go see the doctor who will clean them out by squirting water into them via a syringe. I’ve tried the candles, I’ve tried the waxsol by itself, by syringing is […]

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