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I Can’t Keep Calm, I’m a Soccer Mom!

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!

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Parent’s Evening

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

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Why Can’t I Say ‘No’?

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’?

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My secret is out!

I got this text from my daughter's teacher a couple of weeks ago! Needless to say I was at once mortified and proud! I've been sitting on this for about two weeks, half ashamed, but definitely amused! Thank goodness she is also a mom and has a sense of humour, she has also now taught… Continue reading My secret is out!

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My Real Life To Do List for today!

Today's image is my actual 'To Do' List, today. Fairy wings - to go with the Disney Fairy outfits I've made for them for the Shrove Tuesday dress up day at school tomorrow, because store bought costumes are too common they want to be different! 🤦🏼‍♀️ Motorbike Tyre - this involved following my husband in… Continue reading My Real Life To Do List for today!

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Why Their Routine Is Good For Me

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

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Never Backwards … Always Forwards

This is the Tag Line I use on my blog. I thought I would share with anyone who is interested, why I use that phrase as my tag line.  My husband and I have been through so much together, and we constantly question whether we are doing the right thing. By that I mean things like:… Continue reading Never Backwards … Always Forwards

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Back to reality with a bump

Well, it's out first full day back from holiday today and I don't feel as wiped out as I usually do when I bounce back to reality. We got home around lunch time yesterday and I basically dumped the bags and ran out with the kids to try get them to their dancing and swimming… Continue reading Back to reality with a bump