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Author Archives: Katrina Whelen
I was at the movies one night with a friend and we spied Alex Papps in the crowd. My friend sighed and said “He’s my favourite presenter on Play School.” Moments later we both burst out laughing, realising that 10 years ago spotting Alex Papps would have prompted some reminiscing about Home and Away.
My first two children are just fourteen months apart – the eldest probably has no memory of a time when his brother wasn’t there. The gap between my second and third children is almost two years and I recall someone saying to my son “Aren’t you lucky to have a new baby?!” and his gruff[.....]
When it comes to bathtime, I reckon kids fall into one of two categories – either love it or hate it. My kids are in the ‘love it’ group and could happily while away hours turning ‘pruney’ in the bath. I know other kids who run shrieking as soon as they hear the water running[.....]