I am fortunate that I have all my senses fully functional and good to go. As we are taught from a very early age, the five basic senses are: taste sight touch hearing smell Now if I had to rank those in order of how much I value or want them, it would have to… Continue reading My Most Valuable Sense
From my limited experience with playdates & birthday parties, I have realised that there are basically two approaches to this potential mine field. You are the type of parent who will 'drop &run' (D&R). i.e. You drop you child off at the playdate and leave. You stay for the duration of the playdate. Now you… Continue reading The Playdate Dilemma
We've had a tough few days, my youngest and I. She's basically been coughing since Sunday night and has been off school for three days now. I've not slept properly for three nights. Mid-day yesterday she informed me that she wants to be a Pilot when she grows up. Sure, whatever you want sweetheart. … Continue reading Aspirations Of My 3 Year Old
Today's image is my actual 'To Do' List, today. Fairy wings - to go with the Disney Fairy outfits I've made for them for the Shrove Tuesday dress up day at school tomorrow, because store bought costumes are too common they want to be different! 🤦🏼♀️ Motorbike Tyre - this involved following my husband in… Continue reading My Real Life To Do List for today!
As parents we often complain about how inquisitive our kids are. If you try to tell me that the "But why mom?" doesn't get to you, you're a liar! It gets to all of us! But there are some questions us as parents ask every day, which, in my opinion, must be rhetorical because the… Continue reading Top 5 Questions all Parents want Answers to … or do we?
So this happened today: Youngest throws a tantrum at the gym during her swimming lesson so we leave early. She refuses to change so we just run to the car with her in her costume & towel, her still screaming for me to give her back her new shoes IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD. … Continue reading It’s Funny Now
Yes, believe it or not, there is one. I got some lovely comments on my recent post: My Surprise Threenager. I have to say, most were other parents commiserating with me, sharing their experiences, and best wishes for the future. That's parenting sharing. Then I got a comment from the lovely Nicole over at Tales from Mamaville.… Continue reading The Lighter Side of Three
Yesterday my husband needed me by his side. He had to attend a work meeting, which was followed by a social where the wives were included. For us to attend a function where the girls can't come with takes HUGE planning and preparation. We decided that the only people we felt comfortable leaving the girls with… Continue reading How I Prepared To Go Out!
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
With my husband on his new healthy lifestyle plan, the girls and I have adopted many of his new eating habits. For example: we tried Quinoa for the first time, and I ended up making a really yummy chicken, quinoa, mushroom & peppers dish which we all loved. we have switched from white bread to… Continue reading Pick Your Battles