Sophie Knox is a former magazine editor and mother to three-and-a-half-year-old Lexi and two-year-old Emma. She has been writing columns from M&B since 2011.
Why I decided two children was the perfect number
What three years of motherhood has taught me
What happens when bad children happen to good mothers
How tough are you when it comes to enforcing your rules on other children? And have you reprimanded other kids in the past? Were there tears and tantrums?
My big whinge about this antisocial weather is due to the fact that it's terribly boring being at home 24/7 with two kids.
Mummy blogger Sophie Knox has one fussy duck and one greedy goose in her house. She is talking about the eating habits of her two completely different siblings. Join her discussion here.
Hands up who didn't get much sleep last night — ah, if I had more energy you'd see my hand waving around in the air.
So did our four days at Tresillian cure baby Emma of her sleep issues Cured is a strong word. Let's say we're now trending in the right direction.
For the first two months of Emma's five months of life she was what people call a "textbook baby". She breastfed well, settled without much fuss and made life pretty easy. Then came The Change.
You may have read her columns in Mother & Baby magazine, Sophie Knox is our new mummy blogger (or blobber, as her daughter Lexie puts it) and she’s here gee-up a bit of discussion about all the crazy, wonderful, confusing, frustrating, exhilarating issues we face as parents.
While trying to teach his daughter right from wrong, Rod finds reasoning with a toddler is tricky
As she becomes more independent, Rod’s daughter Lucy shows she can voice her displeasure
Toddler food fights and a more unexpected milestone of meeting mini mean girls in the playground – it's game on!
mother and baby As kids, Fridays were very special as it was lolly night!! Mum and Dad would give us 20 cents (yes, no error - 20 cents!! ) and walk us to the shops and we could choose our treat for the week!!! With @colessupermarkets launching these new ice cream flavours, perhaps I need to introduce 'ice cream Fridays' in our house!!! Do you have any special treats for the kids come a weekend?More from the team
mother and baby With Spring on the doorstep we thought it a good opportunity to GIVEAWAY some fabulous #zoggs products. We have one prize pack up for grabs for your little boy or girl that will include 1 x pair of swimmers, a swim cap, pair of goggles, Peppa or George Pig floaties and a sun safety essential, rash vest. All you need to do is repost this image and follow @zoggsaustralia @motherbaby_au and #zoggswaterconfidence (if your little one is under two, we will give you a swim nappy in place of the swimmers) We will choose a winner on Thursday night, 8pm! Winner announcement on Friday. Good luck! #ourfirstgiveaway #yay #followusmoregiveawayscomingMore from the team