I am a housewife, SAHM, whatever you want to call me. I've written a lot about how grateful I am to my husband that we can afford for me to be available to my family whenever they need me. If you want to read more about my life as a SAHM, you can read my… Continue reading Reasons I Hate Being A Housewife!
Actually, I'm 'The Queen' of a lot of things and have been labeled that many times in my life ... 'The Lazy Queen' (not so nice), the 'Wine Queen' (I'll take that one). One label I own in a self-resignation kind of way is 'The Queen of Procrastination'. It's a quality I admit to, can't… Continue reading I Am The Queen Of Procrastination
House hunting with kids is not for the faint hearted! In fact you really need to have your wits about you or be medicated - there is no in-between. Really! Please ... hear what I am saying?! This is not an exaggeration! We have been house hunting for two days so far, and with a… Continue reading 5 Top Tips for House Hunting With Kids
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
If you read my post from last week about the bird that flew into my house and then proceeded to shit purple shit all over the place, you will understand my problem. If not, here is a brief recap: there are 2 bushes off my verandah that have hear dark purple berries on them. The… Continue reading They Were Bored … Honest!
In an effort to cheer myself up from what has been a pretty rough few days of motherhood, and in advance of tonight's favourite day of each term "Parents evening", whilst still being true to my sarcastic wine loving self, I thought I would share a few of my favourite memes, jokes and pinterest worthy… Continue reading Cheer Up, Buttercup!
This is a post about how just when you think you're finally winning at parenting your kids remind you that they do and always will, have the upper hand. It looks at how they use their very best methods to 'clip your wings' and bring you 'back down to earth'! We went up to Pretoria… Continue reading So. Tired.
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