When Hormones Collide

40 years ago, the average age of a first time mother was 25. This meant that the time that you had a hormone filled teenager, you would still be a spring chicken at the age of 38. This would mean that there was only ONE unpredictable person in the household, something that I think could be quite manageable. Cut to 2017, our highest fertility rate (births per female) are … [Read More...]


I am not sure about you but I feel like I have run a marathon with all the marriage equality debate. I have a rule not to argue with strangers on the internet, which … [Read More...]

The Great Escape

The youngest and fluffiest member of our family has become as escape artist! To be fair, I don't blame her as I often dream of running away, perhaps with an apple … [Read More...]

Bitch, Don’t Steal My Dress

School Formal season is once again upon us, and I always reflect on a time where formals were fun, rather than a competitive sport that they seemed to have morphed … [Read More...]

Quarter Strength Hog Wash

Join us for the latest episode of The Hot Flush. The Worlds Premiere Podcast for the Peri-menopausal!   … [Read More...]

50 Shades of Grey Hair

REJOICE! THE AGGIES ARE COMING OUT! Well, not quite 50. But at this point in my life I have noticed quite a shift in my outlook, and may I just say, about bloody … [Read More...]

Nine things to do when you think the world is turning to shit

Do you remember when you were a little kid and the world was pretty amazing? And you couldn't wait to get older and then you GET older and then the world can seem … [Read More...]

How to leave your family

My recent decision to leave my family to their own devices for a week and travel overseas raised more concerns from others, than myself. “How can you do that?” one … [Read More...]

How to be a Beauty Blogger

Do you know what this blog is missing? Posts about beauty. Beauty bloggers are a lucky bunch. They get sent so much shit and get invited to exclusive events on fancy … [Read More...]

The Gushing Idiot

If you have not heard of Celeste Barber, you must not have the internet. And if you do not have the internet, I very much doubt you would be reading this. Celeste … [Read More...]

Do you know what tomorrow is?

I know a lot of you have been around since the start of this little blog of mine, merci! One of the great things about blogging, both reading and writing them, is … [Read More...]

Don’t Fuck with Phyllis

Is it just me, or is there a sniff of bitchiness and resentfulness in the air at the moment? Look, I know that the world can be a big, scary place and that the news … [Read More...]

When the newsreader becomes the news

Over the past decade or so, the rise of celebrity culture has gone into complete overdrive. It seems we are searching constantly searching for the latest "it" person … [Read More...]

The Dogs’ Breakfast

  For your listening pleasure! … [Read More...]

The Modern Mother Manifesto

Please indulge  me while I have a Jerry McGuire moment and blurt out some words. This is a manifesto for mothers of teenagers and tweens. AHEM I love… You both. … [Read More...]

Do not ask for sex as refusal may offend!

TRIGGER WARNING - SEXUAL HARRASSMENT Had a massage this week, which was well deserved after a seemingly very long school holiday break. As I sat and waited I … [Read More...]

You are an idiot. A lesson in telling your inner critic to fuck right off.

I am not sure where this blog post will end up, but let's just suck it and see? "I am my own worst enemy." I told a mate recently to which she responded with … [Read More...]