I have come to the conclusion that I really don't care that the rules are different for parents, for teenagers and for kids. Because they are! The rules ARE different! Like what? Well for starters, I am sick of hearing the whole 'lead by example' phrase being used as a reason to put adults and… Continue reading The Rules Are Different
I am a huge fan of routine, and always have been. Now that I have to run my family's routine, I see the importance of a family routine and the benefits of having one. This doesn't mean that I have a rigid army-style routine, but I do like to stick to the routine that we… Continue reading The Importance Of Having A Family Routine
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 said, it's also a LOOOONG… Continue reading Keeping The Kids Busy Over The Summer Holidays
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. We parked up and walking through the Museum Gardens. When we got to the… Continue reading A Lovely Unplanned Day Out In York
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 being a mommy blogger. Last… Continue reading More Than Just A Mommy Blogger ft. High Heels and Fairy Tales
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 a house-share in a not… Continue reading What Does Independence Look Like?