Welcome back to my slightly-late weekly round-up where I use the top 5 most liked pictures from my Instagram account over the past week as a prompt for a review of my week. It's been a pretty rough week. On Monday I took the girls to the pharmacist as they were both getting colds -… Continue reading My #Instaweek Round-up: Week 6
My kids are sick, mainly the older one, but both of them. Their symptoms have ranged from a persistent cough lasting about 3 weeks, to stomach ache, to raging fevers of almost 40 degrees the past two nights in a row, runny noses (that's being polite), weeping eyes, you name it, they have it! Before… Continue reading How To Survive Your Sick Kids
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
Father's Day when Daddy is away is a not as good as the other version. How do you make sure your kids are happy?
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
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!
Tuesday was not a good day. It felt like all I did was roll my eyes, tut and eventually yell at my kids. I have many reasons as to why, but in the spirit of positivity I won't dwell on them. I woke up yesterday and decided that I need to make it up to my girls.… Continue reading The Day I Said “Yes!”
My girls can be quite rough with their toys. Majority of their dolls are stripped naked within hours of them being purchased and they then proceed to brush the doll's hair until it fluffs out and knots. I decided to try to 'help' restore these previous fashionistas to their former glory by attempting to repair… Continue reading How to Repair Doll’s Hair