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My #Instaweek Round-up: Week 6

Welcome back to my slightly-late weekly round-up where I use the top 5 most liked pictures from my Instagram account over the past week as a prompt for a review of my week.

It’s been a pretty rough week. On Monday I took the girls to the pharmacist as they were both getting colds – cue Round 1 of medication. By Wednesday my eldest was a lot worse so we went to the GP – cue Round 2 of medication. By Friday I was super stressed about her as she was getting worse, not better. My GP referred her to a Paediatrician who diagnosed her with Sinusitis, Bronchitis and Tonsillitis. Cue Round 3 of medication (thank goodness for medical aid!). Poor child was really not great and was struggling with a very high fever of over 39.8 for 3 nights in a row.  Continue reading “My #Instaweek Round-up: Week 6”

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How To Survive Your Sick 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!

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Father's Day When Daddy's Away

Father’s Day four years ago was on June 16th. How do I remember that? Because, it was the day our youngest daughter was born.

To say that I peaked too soon at giving daddy the greatest Father’s Day gift ever is a huge understatement. How do you top that? A baby. The cutest, easiest, most charismatic little hellion you ever did meet … that’s her. The baby, the last child! How do you top giving daddy that ‘gift’?

Short answer … you can’t. Continue reading “Father's Day When Daddy's Away”