I’m going to miss my babies. Why must the baby days be so fleeting?

miss my babies

I’m going to miss my babies when they’re not little babies anymore. I’m trying to soak in all the delicious baby ways but I know that I’ll forget the beautiful sounds and smells. The thought of never having another baby that is mine, all mine, almost breaks my heart. The ache to hold an infantRead more

Sticking up for the little guy – 100+ questions kids have about bullying

100+ questions kids have about bullying

With thanks to Interrelate for providing the book ‘100+ questions kids have about bullying’ for review. These are my own, honest opinions, I have not been paid for this post. Raising kids, it’s a gamble really. You do your best to teach them important values. But how do you know if those lessons are sticking?Read more

Crocodile Creek animal puzzles – a review

crocodile creek animal puzzles

With thanks to Childsmart for providing two Crocodile Creek animal puzzles for review. I have not been paid for this post and these are my own, honest opinions. We love puzzles here at Life on Wallace! The biggest and middle lads were thrilled to receive beautiful Crocodile Creek animal puzzles, each with 36 creatures to assemble.Read more

The only tip you need for toilet training, promise

the only tip you need for toilet training - life on wallace

I don’t profess to be an expert at toilet training. Like most parents, I’m making things up as I go along! Among my tribe of five I’ve got good sleepers and bad sleepers. Great little eaters and extremely fussy eaters. Kids that compromise and others that are stubborn as mules. Now I only have twoRead more

The Brio Light and Sound fire truck – a toy review

Brio light and sound fire truck

With thanks to Childsmart for providing me with a Brio Light and Sound fire truck to review. I have not been paid for this post and these are my own, honest opinions. I have a ‘nee naw’ mad three year old. He is absolutely obsessed firefighters and fire trucks. So it was a no-brainer when the teamRead more

The size of my family is none of your business

the size of my family is none of your business

To my surprise, I’m a mum of five. It still feels odd saying that. With five children, I’m a prime target for comments about the size of my family. Often I’m asked, ‘you’re done now?’ or ‘the shop is shut, right?’. Once you have one child, you’re asked when you’re having a second. If youRead more