The fact that I usually post these Instagram Round-ups over the weekend, and I'm only getting around to it today now that it's Monday gives you a small indication of how hectic life has been this weekend. Day trip to Jozi, braaing with friends, feeling generally rubbish and now my youngest and I both have… Continue reading My #Instaweek Round-up: Aug Week 3
I have always been one of those people who value other people's opinions and who can be easily led down a certain path. Saying that, my strong moral compass has almost always managed to steer me straight when I realise I've gone a little too far down the wrong path. Thanks mom! When you become a… Continue reading I Used To Be A Sheep
This past week was spent in East London doing all the things you do when moving to a new city. We had what felt like a billion house viewings, visits to potential schools, and a few hours of down-time at the beach. It was an exhausting week and to say that I am exhausted today… Continue reading My Instaweek Round-up – July Wk 4
As most of you know, we are in the process of moving from one province to another. As a contractor's wife, as soon as you hear where you're being 'shipped off to' next, you do two things: Cry - weather out of relief from leaving the hell hole you're currently living in, or sadness from… Continue reading School Selection Stress
I'm going to keep it short and sweet and really just give you my top 5 reasons why I will be drinking wine today: My husband is going away for work - for 5 weeks! *tears, pride, & fear of solo-parenting for that long!* It's very cold, I hate the cold. Tomorrow will be colder.… Continue reading Reasons to Drink Wine Today
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!
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
The countdown has begun to our school's annual 5-a-side Football tournament. It's huge! The school takes kids from 4 months old right up until the leave high school, Matric. The tournament is for all kids from grade RRR (age 3 - 4) until Matric (17 - 18 I think). So that means my eldest daughter… Continue reading Why Can’t I Say ‘No’?