Surviving the Newborn Baby Bubble

Surviving the Newborn Baby Bubble

The Baby Bubble as I’ve learned to call it is the bubble or sphere you wind up in when you have a newborn baby. You become so wound up in the baby that the rest of the world fades from existence. The days all blend together and life becomes a blur!

The sleepless nights, early mornings, incessant crying and other baby related unpleasantness bring on a feeling of drowning. It’s bloody hard to deal with!

Don’t get me wrong, kids are a wonderful thing, just roll with it for a second.

You see, we’ve recently been blessed with our second child – a beautiful baby boy!

Being seasoned veterans, I remember thinking, “We’ve done this before! Easy Peasy!”. Boy was I wrong! Read more

Netflix, Stan, Presto – Which is Best?

Netflix, Stan or Presto?


TV streaming! It’s the latest big thing here in Australia. So which one is for you?

Well, firstly, let’s look at the 3 major players:

  • Netflix:¬†the U.S giant that finally graced our shores this year and started all the hubbub.
  • Stan:¬†Joint venture between Channel 9 and Fairfax Media.
  • Presto: Joint venture between Foxtel and Channel 7.

What’s the difference? Content. Yes they all offer different limits on how many devices can stream simultaneously and which patforms they have apps for but at the end of the day, content is what we’re interested in right?

The problem these providers have is all based around who has the rights to what. There’s stiff competition on who can bring what series or movie to the market as the providers outbid each other for the rights to the content. Read more