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?
Birthday Party Politics. I'm not talking about adults, or teenagers, they can sort themselves out and live with the consequences. I'm talking about children. Little kids' birthday parties. When planning a party there are a number of things you have to take into consideration: Date - is your child's birthday in the middle of the… Continue reading Birthday Party Politics
Wednesday evening was Parent's evening at the girl's school. No, I don't want a noddy badge for attending. Fortunately, or unfortunately as the case often is, I was brought up to do what I'm told. That means that no matter how much I might roll my eyes, tut, or whine about having to attend something… Continue reading Parent’s Evening
Day 3 dawned at Afriski Mountain Resort. We were all tired, but eager to get up and actually see the resort since we'd arrived at night and couldn't make out much. To say that it was cold is an understatement! Temperature = -1.5°C (That's MINUS 1.5 degrees celcius!) Elevation = 3054m above sea level. Location… Continue reading 3 Countries In 3 Days: Day 3
I am convinced that co-sleeping is a myth, because whilst they may sleep, I certainly do not. We have a number of bed hopping configurations in our house. Technically my husband and I share a king size bed, while our two daughters share a room with a 3/4 bed each. The reality is of course slightly… Continue reading Bed Hopping – Co-Sleeping Is A Myth
We travel, a lot. My husband and I love going to new places, and rarely go somewhere twice. Hence my tag line - never backwards, always forwards. This is true with the exception of going home to Zimbabwe. We go there whenever we can but that's because it's home for us. One day we will… Continue reading Flying with the girls
It was an exhausting weekend with my eldest having a fever on and off. Last night went something like this: 17.30 - feed family the roast if cooked all afternoon. 18.00 - bath kids. 18.30 - go out to fetch meds for my husband at the late night pharmacy. 19.00 - husband must've read my… Continue reading Today, I am tired … But that’s okay.