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Parenting Win vs. Parenting Fail ft. Tonic & Tiaras

This latest episode of #ParentingWin vs #ParentingFail comes from the lovely Chanene who blogs over at Tonic & Tiaras. Like me, she is a mom of two little girls. This post is being published on the eve of the first time we get to meet each other in real life ... so exciting! If this… Continue reading Parenting Win vs. Parenting Fail ft. Tonic & Tiaras

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My #Instaweek Round-up: Aug Week 3

The fact that I usually post these Instagram Round-ups over the weekend, and I'm only getting around to it today now that it's Monday gives you a small indication of how hectic life has been this weekend. Day trip to Jozi, braaing with friends, feeling generally rubbish and now my youngest and I both have… Continue reading My #Instaweek Round-up: Aug Week 3

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Heartbreak and Mom Guilt

This morning I was lying in bed, half awake, half asleep. As is the case with most mom's I was running through the day and mentally preparing myself for the million and one tasks that I had to do. We've all been there. Then I remembered.  I have been so very lucky that for the… Continue reading Heartbreak and Mom Guilt

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**Glimmies Giveaway**

My girls are obsessed with the various collectibles that seem to be all the rage right now, and it seems that no matter how many you buy they always want the ones they don't have. When the parcel from the lovely people at Prima Toys arrived, it was excitedly ripped open to reveal a Glimtern… Continue reading **Glimmies Giveaway**

5 Top Tips for House Hunting With Kids
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5 Top Tips for House Hunting With Kids 

House hunting with kids is not for the faint hearted! In fact you really need to have your wits about you or be medicated - there is no in-between. Really! Please ... hear what I am saying?! This is not an exaggeration! We have been house hunting for two days so far, and with a… Continue reading 5 Top Tips for House Hunting With Kids 

The Evolution Of Motherhood
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The Evolution Of Motherhood

Back when I was in the trenches of early motherhood, the days with the demanding toddler, emotionally charged with raging emotions, and the tiny baby, the moving to a new country where I knew no one, those trenches, back in those days I used to look at women who had "stopped" having more kids and think… Continue reading The Evolution Of Motherhood

I Cant Keep Calm Im a Soccer Mom
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I Can’t Keep Calm, I’m a Soccer Mom!

The day has finally arrived. After weeks of practicing and planning, and counting down of sleeps, tomorrow is finally the annual school 5-a-side soccer tournament. It's gonna be huge. The school caters for kids from 4 months old until matric (last year of high school). Everyone from the age of 3 up gets assigned teams of… Continue reading I Can’t Keep Calm, I’m a Soccer Mom!

Nothing Worth Having Comes Easy Chante Finger
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What Happened To Competition?

When did the word 'competition' become a dirty word, not to be uttered for fear of being made to feel guilty for wanting more, or for fear of offending everyone?  I read a post today that got me all fired up, enough to actually put my fingers to my keyboard and write this post. It was… Continue reading What Happened To Competition?