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Why My In-Laws Spat Out Their Coffee

My first thought was someone had lost a limb – it was that loud and panicky – so I very nearly got up out of my chair and headed outside.

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Nomie - April 17, 2015 - 6:56 am

Thank goodness, no break and lots of hilarity!

The Best Things In Life Are Free

Just as I’ve always suspected, Janet Jackson & Luther Vandross were absolutely right.

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The Trouble With Toddler-Speak

The Miss3 in this blog post is actually now Miss5. I went looking for this story on the weekend and discovered, through the wonder of Google, that I’ve never written it up.

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Nat Bowser - April 14, 2015 - 10:33 pm

LOL it would be a shame indeed for their future therapists and spouses to not see these little gems. Loved this one Bruce lol.

Rachel W - April 14, 2015 - 11:30 pm

Love your blog Bruce. Your story reminded me of when my now 5 year old son was around 2.5 and asked me one day; ‘Mummy where is the fucken stroller?’ I refused to believe my innocent cherub would mean what he said but he repeated it word for word at least five times. I immediately thought that perhaps I had uttered those words when wrestling the stroller into the boot of the car and felt so guilty (while simultaneously trying to work out how I could blame my husband for teaching him those words) until he then took me over to his Thomas train set and asked again. Then I realised and repeated back; ‘You mean where is the Fat Controller!’ He looked at me with such disdain as if to say; ‘Why yes you idiot that’s what I’ve been saying for the past ten minutes – use your listening ears Mummy.’

Bruce Devereaux - April 14, 2015 - 11:39 pm

LOL Yep, it’s us with our dirty minds that get it wrong, not them ;)

csmith - April 15, 2015 - 8:33 am

I don’t have this problem at all, my 2 yr. old looked right into her sister’s face this morning and said, “you are pissin’ me off”.
There’s just no way to explain that away.

Sweet Cheeks

Sometimes you can just tell your three year old is about to do something they shouldn’t.

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KezUnprepared - April 13, 2015 - 3:20 pm

Oh yes. The terrifying threes haha. I am being driven crazy with the antics of the Little Mister lately! So many devious and cunning plans, so many questions, so many demands! Enjoy!

A Cold Day In Hell

We’d both decided, without a word to each other, to not get up this morning. If only we’d remembered to tell our youngest child.

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Anonymous - April 11, 2015 - 8:20 pm

Lol..your family always bring a smile to my face

Nat Bowser - April 11, 2015 - 8:51 pm

LOL – I truly did laugh out loud. Totally loved this.

Dank you!!

KezUnprepared - April 11, 2015 - 9:50 pm

Bahaha cheeky little thing!

Bruce Devereaux - April 11, 2015 - 10:20 pm

I should probably mention we were pissing ourselves laughing as she did this :D

Sharlyne - April 13, 2015 - 6:47 pm

i found this so amusing as it was like reading word for word what has happened in my household…except for names & the doona being off us. Lol!