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I Have Finally Lost It

Yes, that's right. I am a 35 year old mother of two children aged 3 (nearly 4) and 5 (nearly 6), and I just threw a tantrum. I am sick and tired of their unreasonable behaviour sh*t!  We have the same fight every day. Clothes. They only like to wear short tights (the ones that… Continue reading I Have Finally Lost It

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So. Tired.

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.

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It’s Funny Now

So this happened today: My youngest throws a tantrum at the gym during her swimming lesson. To see a 6" something giant swimming coach wrestle a 3 year old and loose to 'the plank', is quite something to behold! Anyway ... so we leave early.  She refuses to change so we just run to the… Continue reading It’s Funny Now

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The love of a Girl and her Cat

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

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Reasons Why I’m A Bad Mom – Apparently:

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:

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Top 5 offensive things to say to my daughters, and the results:

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: