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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.  Continue reading “Heartbreak and Mom Guilt”

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Father's Day When Daddy's Away

Father’s Day four years ago was on June 16th. How do I remember that? Because, it was the day our youngest daughter was born.

To say that I peaked too soon at giving daddy the greatest Father’s Day gift ever is a huge understatement. How do you top that? A baby. The cutest, easiest, most charismatic little hellion you ever did meet … that’s her. The baby, the last child! How do you top giving daddy that ‘gift’?

Short answer … you can’t. Continue reading “Father's Day When Daddy's Away”

Real Queens Adjust Each Others Crowns
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To All The Queens  

On Saturday afternoon we were called up to Jo’burg at short notice and while my husband was busy I had a few hours to kill. We decided to settle in at one of our favorite family restaurant chains. My husband could leave us there with peace of mind, the girls get to play in a huge outside play area supervised by lots of lovely child minders and make their own pizzas at the ‘pizza bar’ – a glorious concept if ever there was one!  I got to sit and partake in one of my favorite pastimes … drinking wine while people watching!  Continue reading “To All The Queens  ”