We are halfway through week one of the three week school holidays here in South Africa. The fact that we're that far in and I'm only getting around to publishing this post now is the exact point of this post. Let's be honest here, those of us who are Stay-At-Home-Moms, love the school term. As… Continue reading How To Embrace The School Holidays
My Sneaker Sleeper has struck again. Definition: A Sneaky Sleeper is someone who falls asleep when they shouldn't be sleeping. It usually refers to children who take daytime naps really late in the afternoon when mom turns her back for two minutes, and then can't fall asleep at bedtime because they are not tired. It also applies… Continue reading My Sneaky Sleeper
As parents of small humans, for the first few years of their lives one of the top 3 things that consume our lives is sleep, along with feeding them and keeping them safe. In order for the kids to have a good night's sleep, they need a full tummy, a dry bum, and a good… Continue reading The Quality of Sleep
I am a firm believer and advocate of routine. In my mind I'm still a free bird aged somewhere around 22, who is up for a party at short notice; after work drinks that turn into a full on weeknight bender; buying that last minute short break away; jump in the car and head to a… Continue reading Why Their Routine Is Good For Me
Yesterday started well. The girls were excited to go to school which tells me they enjoyed their first day back the day before. Thank goodness. They have been going for swimming lessons for a while now, and are both doing really well. We were a bit late for the lesson in the afternoon as was… Continue reading What’s Best For Them.