As a mother, our job is to prepare our children for life without us, and although we know that this is our job, every milestone is bittersweet! As I sit and type this, I find myself reeling with the emotions I am forcing myself to feel and deal with. For the past week or so… Continue reading Bittersweet Milestones
Lately I've been contemplating my life. You only need to read a few of my more recent posts to understand what I'm talking about ... Maintaining My Own Self-Worth Perspective Required Warning: Memories Fade Last month I had to go and get my fingerprints taken. No big deal. Unfortunately the machine was struggling to read… Continue reading Am I Even A Woman Anymore?
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
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**
Whilst most kids went back to school yesterday, we are still 'on holiday'. 'Holiday' is a loose term. We're actually still checking out some stuff here in East London such as schools, houses, etc. whilst planning our move. To say that it's getting us all a bit down is an understatement. It's quite literally exhausting,… Continue reading Beach Bums
One of my favourite features of Facebook is the 'On This Day' one, when Facebook reminds you what you were doing that day in years gone by. I love it because quite often the memory of the moment that status went up, or that picture was taken almost transport me back in time emotionally and… Continue reading On This Day
A few weeks ago I was having a rough afternoon with the girls. "Rough" as in they were bored out of their minds and driving me crazy. All I wanted was for them to find a task to do that would keep them busy long enough for me to pour a glass of wine, and maybe… Continue reading 7 Genius Ideas To Keep Kids Busy AND Get Stuff Done!
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!