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Reasons to Drink Wine Today

I'm going to keep it short and sweet and really just give you my top 5 reasons why I will be drinking wine today: My husband is going away for work - for 5 weeks! *tears, pride, & fear of solo-parenting for that long!* It's very cold, I hate the cold. Tomorrow will be colder.… Continue reading Reasons to Drink Wine Today

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blogging, Blogs, daughters, entertainment, kids, motherhood, Parenting, SAHM, sarcasm, Stay-at-home-mom, wine

My #Instaweek Round Up – Week 3

Welcome back to my latest #Instaweek Round-up. It's week 3 in the series, and things were a little tough this week. You can read about our horrific day on Monday here. Fortunately things picked up towards Friday, and I even managed to get a fun #friyay post out late Friday evening. They Were Bored … Honest! … Continue reading My #Instaweek Round Up – Week 3

kids, motherhood, Parenting, SAHM, Stay-at-home-mom

Keeping Them Busy

The school term is in full swing now. We have something going on every afternoon, which is great. It's not super stressful stuff either which I like, I firmly believe that they are still little girls and there is no need to fill their days completely. There is time enough for that when they start… Continue reading Keeping Them Busy

kids, motherhood, Parenting, SAHM

What’s Best For Them.

Yesterday started well. The girls were excited to go to school which tells me they enjoyed their first day back the day before. Thank goodness. They have been going for swimming lessons for a while now, and are both doing really well. We were a bit late for the lesson in the afternoon as was… Continue reading What’s Best For Them.

Parenting, Stay-at-home-mom

Though she be but little, she is fierce.

On the eve of my 'baby' going to her first year of pre-school, my heart is breaking a little that my last baby is definitely no longer a baby. Last year, her and I spent many hours waiting in the car, in the hallway, waiting for her sister to finish her dancing lessons, or her… Continue reading Though she be but little, she is fierce.

kids, motherhood, Parenting, SAHM, Stay-at-home-mom, Uncategorized

If you cry when you’re happy …

You are probably a mom.  Words can't begin to explain how super proud I am of my little girl. She did such a good job in her dance show last night.  I'm one of those ridiculous moms who cry when I'm proud of my kids. Times I've cried in the past few years:  When they… Continue reading If you cry when you’re happy …

SAHM, Uncategorized

So much going on!

There is so much going on in my life yesterday and today. My post from yesterday about Should I be defensive of being a SAHM? was my most popular/liked post since I started blogging, I also reached 100 followers  and today it's actually sitting at 105. I'm feeling really blessed and thankful to all those of you… Continue reading So much going on!

SAHM, Stay-at-home-mom, Uncategorized

I am a “Tekkie mom”.

Apparently, after the first time I met the wife of my husband's motorbike riding buddy, she confided to her husband that she was relieved to discover that I am a 'tekkie mom'. Tekkie is the South African word for Trainers. Pronounced 'tackie'. The only reason I even know what a 'trainer' is, is because I… Continue reading I am a “Tekkie mom”.