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.
So this happened today: Youngest throws a tantrum at the gym during her swimming lesson so we leave early. She refuses to change so we just run to the car with her in her costume & towel, her still screaming for me to give her back her new shoes IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD. … Continue reading It’s Funny Now
When I was pregnant with my first daughter, one of my cats would climb on top of me and sleep on my tummy and purr. He had never done that before, and he continued sleeping there until the bump got too round and she started kicking. Today I can honestly say that he is her… Continue reading The love of a Girl and her Cat
Based on my 5 year old's reactions to certain instructions I give her daily, I can only assume I am a 'bad mom'. Yesterday MY behaviour caused HER to have a breakdown and advise me of all the ways in which I am a bad mom. Here is her list of grievances which she sobbed… Continue reading Reasons Why I’m A Bad Mom – Apparently:
These are the top 5 things I say that cause crying, tantrums, revolt and consumption of wine in my house on a daily basis! 1. "Get your shoes on, let's go." There are no suitable shoes in the house, no matter what the function/reason for leaving the house may be, none of the 10 pairs… Continue reading Top 5 offensive things to say to my daughters, and the results: