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Keeping The Kids Busy Over The Summer Holidays

This summer the UK weather is fluctuating … a lot! From extreme heat to rain, and now cooler days. Let’s see what happens next week! I had forgotten how hot it can get in the UK, and as everyone keeps saying, no, there are no air cons here! With that …

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A Lovely Unplanned Day Out In York

Today we had a lovely unplanned day out in York. All I was planning to do was go to the bank. What I got instead was memories made with my girls. New memories, to build on top of my old memories.

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Anxiety As A Mother

Anxiety as a mother is prevalent in modern society. It’s a real thing. For many people, motherhood and anxiety seem to go hand in hand.  Two years ago, I didn’t even know that anxiety was a recognised mental health condition. All I knew was that I hated the monster I turned …

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More Than Just A Mommy Blogger ft. High Heels and Fairy Tales

Welcome to the third installment of my mini series, I Am More Than Just A Mommy Blogger. This is a five-part mini-series. Each week I will feature a different South African Mommy Blogger so that we can get to know what else she does with her life, other than just …

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What Does Independence Look Like?

I have not been independent since I was around 25 years old. It was at that age that I moved out of slight dodgy house-share in London and into a flat with my boyfriend (future husband) in York. Before then I was able to support myself completely. Sure, it was …

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When Boredom Strikes – An easy craft for kids!

You know those days when the kids point blank refuse to get dressed or do anything productive, and secretly you’re quite relieved. Until around midday … that’s when boredom strikes. Let’s not forget the mom guilt that will mean you also feel obliged to limit screen time and so when …