The totally useless things I say to my kids

the totally useless things I say to my kids by Life on Wallace

I feel like a fisherman’s wife some days. Always screaming like a banshee at the boys to BE CAREFUL. But lordy I am wasting my breath. They pay absolutely no attention to me. None! They keep on yelling and running/wrestling/spinning/generally being rowdy. Of all the totally useless things I say to my kids ‘Be careful’Read more

Hanging out in Jakarta with kids

hanging out in jakarta with kids

Jakarta is not a destination you’ll see on many people’s travel buckets lists. We stopped off for three nights simply because it was en-route from Yogyakarta to Sydney. It turns out that spending three days in Jakarta with kids was fabulous, in fact we’d have happily stayed a little longer! If you find yourself inRead more

Words totally jumbled by potty mouthed toddlers!

words totally jumbled by potty mouthed toddlers

The words butchered by kids just keep on coming! Last week’s post about toddlers adorably and totally mangling words had a great response. Not only do toddlers jumble up words, they accidentally throw the odd swear word around too. My fabulous readers told me brilliant stories of kid’s swearing. Like the family who were considering calling their unborn son Hunter,Read more

Say, what? 19 words totally jumbled by toddlers!

words jumbled by toddlers

Kids are adorable, right? Ok, perhaps not all of the time, but listening to children’s language develop is amazing. When toddlers mispronounce everyday words it can be truly gorgeous, or outright embarrassing! I asked the lovely Life on Wallace Facebook fans to share the words their toddlers mangle. Here are 19 words totally jumbled by toddlers. This isRead more

Solo parenting does not make me a single parent

solo parenting does not made me a single parent

Occasionally, when Mr Wallace is travelling I’ve fallen into the trap of saying ‘I’m practically a single mum’ or ‘I’m a single mum this week’. But who am I kidding? It’s like saying you’re practically a doctor when you are a first year med student. Solo parenting does not make me a single parent. DoingRead more

Picnic at Barangaroo Reserve

picnic at barangaroo reserve

Need a change of scene? Try a picnic at Barangaroo Reserve! It’s a spectacular transformation of one of Sydney’s oldest industrial sites. Recently opened, Barangaroo provides an amazing vantage point for Sydney Harbour. There’s lots of open space for kids, flat paths for strolling (very pram friendly) and has the benefit of gorgeous water viewsRead more