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Diary Of A Crazy Baby – 18 Months Old

Ellyn Shepherd / Baby, Bloggity Blog, Diary Of A Crazy Baby, Love, Mumma / / 0 comments

Woah Nelly. Am I getting old, or are the baby and her brother wearing me out? Probably both. Sigh. I am not even kidding, the kids are moving so fast these days that I almost need a sit down just to watch them lol. I can even feel my bones creaking inside me as I watch their youthful energy and exuberance speed past me like The Mini Flashes they are. (more…)

When The Toddler Tried To Break Me.

Ellyn Shepherd / Bloggity Blog, Life, Love, Mumma, Toddler / / 0 comments

Right people… Hands up who has a toddler!! *Throws both hands up into the air and shakes them about wildly* And hands up who sometimes thinks that toddlers were ONLY put on this earth to test the absolute frick out of you?!! *Throws hands up in the air SO HARD this time that I fear my arms may disconnect themselves from my actual body* Well, let me tell you a story or two. About the times when the toddler tried to absolutely break me. (more…)

Diary Of A Crazy Baby – Fourteen Months Old

Ellyn Shepherd / Baby, Bloggity Blog, Diary Of A Crazy Baby, Love, Mumma / / 0 comments

What has happened to my baby? I don’t know where she has gone, but when I went to get her up a few mornings ago I found a little almost toddler type person in her place. One who was howling in rage because her brother is in her cot with her and trying to give her a kiss. A kiss? Who hates kisses? Sigh. #MummaNeedsAffection (more…)

The TERRIBLE things that you should NEVER do with Troublesome Toddlers

Ellyn Shepherd / Bloggity Blog, Life, Love, Mumma, Toddler / / 0 comments

Well. Toddlers, hey? They say that the hardest part of parenting is at the start, when you know absolutely NOTHING and are thrown into the deep end regardless. When you are left to flounder about aimlessly with no idea how to cope with this major change in your world that has arrived LITERALLY without warning. #WellExceptForTheWarningThatThePreviousNineMonthsMayHaveGivenYou (more…)

Diary Of A Crazy Baby – Ten Months Old

Ellyn Shepherd / Baby, Bloggity Blog, Diary Of A Crazy Baby, Mumma / / 0 comments

Our cheeky girl babe or, as the toddler likes to call her – “Miss Poo Poo Bum Bum”, is ten and a half months old now. Can you believe it? I cannot. I mean, I lived it, but I cannot actually believe any of it. My oh my how time flies when you are exhausted and chasing a crawling baby and a very fast mini person all over the house. (more…)

The ABC’s of Crazy Kids

Ellyn Shepherd / Bloggity Blog, Mumma / / 0 comments

Aaaah, Kids. Crazy, Crazy Kids. There is something about those teeny tiny humans of ours that can relentlessly push all of the buttons, and yet at the same time instil such a fierce love within us that it fills us almost to bursting. (more…)

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Instagram post 2176862978364533994_2224857444 * L O V E Y O U S W E E T I E * . Oh. Em. Gee. Shut the front door. . These two spent all yesterday fighting at the in-laws house because The Girl was jealous AF that her brother - the sicky mc-sicko - was totally and unexpectedly trolling in on her special alone time with her nonna and Pa. #ThisIsMYTimeBrother #ErmagawdStopCoughingOnMeAlreadyBro . But today? Today they loved each other hard. Yasssss! 😍😍😍 If my heart could cry it would be leaking disgusting tears of sunshine right on outta my body right now. #EwGross This affection went on and on and on and on and ooooooooon all day. It was so beautiful that I became one of those annoying humans who kept yelling “NAWWWWW I LOVE YOU GUYS SO MUCH!” in their general direction. I became THAT mother. 😂 . And it reinforces why I became a mumma in the first place. The love, the cuddles, the sweetness, the giggles. The non-jerkiness ❤️❤️❤️❤️ . It makes those shitful times where they whack each other in the face for no reason, steal each other’s toast, or when they tell me that I am their least favourite parent all so worth it ❤️ . What kind of day did your kids have today? Were the haters be hatin’ or were they loved up and lovely? Leave a comment below and tell me all about it ❤️❤️❤️
Instagram post 2175436144041045636_2224857444 * Y U P. M E. L E G E N D . * . Have you ever experienced one of those moments in life - where you do something kinda regular not-really-that-big-of-a-deal, but you do it in such an epically and unexpectedly amazingly way that it stays with you forever and you high five yourself every time you think about it #YouRockstarYou! 🙏🏻 . Well I have had two of those moments. Well, probably a whole heck of a lot more, but these two totally probably-insignificant moments have stayed with me and still make me smile to this day... 😆 . Now, let tell you about, well... one of them. ❤️ . Moment 1. . Picture this. Grade 4. . A girl who hated to run (or do anything really except sing Mariah Carey) lined up with 3 fellow students ready to start the obstacle race of a LIFETIME. Jay. Adrian. Meagan. And a much younger version of myself who was pooping her pants, and wanting to just get the losing part over with already. Sigh. . The starting gun went off. BOOM! And off they run. The two girls falling quickly behind whilst the two (bloody fast) boys sped off around the course, miles ahead. #tinyjerks . Zip! Over the hurdles they went. Vroom! Around the hoopy things they flew. They ran so fast that I swear we ate their dust. . And then it happened. . The boys made it to the skipping ropes, which was the final “obstacle” in the race. They had to skip 100 times before they could run to the finish line, and let me tell you, those boys couldn’t skip to save themselves. #SuckedInKidlets . There were arms flying, feet tripping, and grass eaten. . My crowning moment came when I - like the skipping extraordinaire I was - reached the rope and skipped my little heart out. I kicked ass. That rope FLEW! And because of my inCREDIBLE skipping ability I somehow made it over that finish line first, to win the race. . It was my moment. It was beautiful. . And I still get the happy shivers every time I think about it. . Have you had a glory moment like this? Tell me all about it below and let’s be legends together 🙌🏻🙌🏻 . Ps rad 📸 by legend @jessworrallphotography
Instagram post 2171798125354641560_2224857444 * S W E A R B E A R ! * . Do you have a tiny Sweary McSwear Bear in your family? . I still remember clear as day when this dude dropped a bunch of bananas out of the supermarket trolley, before standing up and yelling at the top of his lungs “Oh F&$k! Oh F&$k! Oh F&$k!” . I didn’t know whether to be crazily proud of him or disgusted that he was so verbally colourful in the fruit and veg section at Coles 🤔 . What’s the most hilariously sweary thing your tiny person has accidentally (possibly on purpose) said? Tell me in the comments below! 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻 . *Warning - potential Sweary McSwear words in the comments - cover your eyes if needed 😂* . Ps. This hilariously sweary Toddler Milestone card is by the equally hilarious and sweary @seriously_milestones 🙌🏻🙌🏻❤️❤️
Instagram post 2166732332241769125_2224857444 * T H E P E R F E C T D A Y ! * . Although this picture was from another day, today was a great day. A bloody bloody bloody great day. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ And after a whole bunch of shitful ones it was so super appreciated. . I was in a crappy mood this morning because I woke up more tired than before I went to bed (just call me Mrs You-Look-Exjausted-No-I-Think-That’s-Just-My-Face-Now Shepherd) so I didn’t have a lot of hope for today. . But that self-induced rocky start the family really turned the sunshine on for me. . I took The Girl babe to our local Kmart so we could update our $19 blow up swimming pool from last year to the obviously now totally high end $29 variety, where she proceeded to wave at strangers and point out things that I didn’t need pointing out... Like, “Look Mummy! Cars!”. Great. “Look Mummy! Sky!”. Yes babe. “Look Mummy! Bin!”. Errrm, woopadeedoo sweetheart. . We brought it home, set it up, and alternated between in it splashing with joy until we realised how cold we were, and basking in the sunshine till we dried off again, all day until bedtime. . We shivered in the icy water, we sweated when we got out, we ate cold fruit, finished the day off with fish and chips and we laughed continuously. . This day is what I live for. It was a perfect day. And it’s what life is all about. I am so grateful for today. ❤️ . What is your idea of a perfect day? Tell me all about it in the comments below xx . Ps rad 📸 by the makes everyday a great day by being her beautiful self @jessworrallphotography

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