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The Dental Cost of Pregnancy

I cracked a tooth.  Eating toasted fruit loaf.  And not some Han Solo in Carbonite level toasting. I’m talking lowest dial on the toaster. Warmed enough to melt the butter. With a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar.  To be fair, I cracked the filling. Yes, I have fillings. I have really […]

EG Parent Award #64

We all have that one story…  Okay, I have at least a dozen. The “I had a great idea from the interwebs and totally nailed it!” story.    What is that?!? Oh, that was just my attempt at a Charmander cake for Nefarious – and of course I ran out […]

Evil Genius Parent Award #45

The greatest parenting advice ever given to me was from EG Opa: Make sure your kids believe you are capable of anything. An-ny-thing. Coming from a man with a State Champ Black Belt in Karate, I definitely believed he could do anything. Protector and chief strategist; I know he would […]

EG Parent Award #41

We’ve all had one. The housemate who leaves passive-aggressive notes around the place. “I washed up for you AGAIN!” “Please lock the garage door on your way out” “Did you swap the milk labels? My carton tasted funny” ( – yes. Yes I did) But if you’re going to have […]

Round 2: EG Mum v. EG Grandma

We already know how evil grandma can be. This is just the beginning. EG Inc has travelled 2500km into the pits of Hades (read: Nth Qld in Summer) to visit family/demons. It’s bad enough that the heat is more repressive than a cooked laboratory, but now EG Grandma is taking […]

Round 1: EG Mum v Zaltu

She’s 6wks old and has already thrown down her gauntlet. Zaltu is definitely living up to her name and causing mischief. EG Dad has only ever once come home from work and asked what I did during the day. He lived to tell the tale, and warn others against such […]