Category: Motherhood stuff

How to stimulate your toddler {WIN A BARNEY ‘I LOVE YOU’ SINGING 10” PLUSH}

How to stimulate your toddler {WIN A BARNEY ‘I LOVE YOU’ SINGING 10” PLUSH}

Stimulation is important for toddlers and their development. Research shows it can improve 3 key components: Your baby’s attention span, memory and nervous system development. Furthermore, it can help your baby reach their developmental milestones improve motor skills. So, if you’re keen to learn how […]

My toddler won’t sleep and I’m about to lose my mind

My toddler won’t sleep and I’m about to lose my mind

I feel like I am way too old for this. My body just cannot take it anymore. My toddler won’t sleep and I’m about to lose my mind!! I am currently between thoughts like, “I cannot wait until he is like 5 and passed all […]

Ditch the screens and Play {And WIN a HOT WHEELS Bundle}

Ditch the screens and Play {And WIN a HOT WHEELS Bundle}

TV, tablet, computer, phone, tv and computer games, are all regarded as screen time. No matter what important task you are busy with on any one of those devices, it all adds up. As a full time working mom, it is challenging to keep up […]

1 Week back to school and I am wrecked

1 Week back to school and I am wrecked

I can’t believe it’s only been 1 week back to school and I am wrecked. It feels like we’ve just been through a whole term already. Is it just me that feels like this?   I planned my leave differently this year. I thought I was […]

5 Practical potty training hacks for moms

5 Practical potty training hacks for moms

Now that Cole is just over a year, I’m super ready to cut nappies out of my budget. I’ve been researching like crazy to find the quickest, hassle free way to potty train. He is not ready for potty training just yet, in my opinion. […]

How swimming lessons helped my child {WIN A HAMPER FROM SPURT SA}

How swimming lessons helped my child {WIN A HAMPER FROM SPURT SA}

My eldest son has a natural inclination to be cautious in everything he does. Well, most of what he does at least. When it comes to swimming, he needs to feel completely safe before he enjoys himself in the water. Here’s my story on how […]

Raising children today verses 30 years ago

Raising children today verses 30 years ago

Raising children today verses 30 years ago, is hard to say the least. Theres SO much to deal with. It’s become essential for many moms to work full time, leaving them tired, stressed, and not able to enjoy the amount of quality time they would […]

Connecting with your child is important

Connecting with your child is important

Myself and Liam (8 years old) had a lovely chat last Sunday evening. And that little chat really made me realize so much. For one, that connecting with your child is important and that I definitely need to do alot more of these conversations. So […]

My toddler won’t eat and I’m letting go

The stress, the stress, and the stress. I briefly touched on this subject before, but I haven’t really gone much into it. I know I’m not alone in this situation. Mine has recently changed though. My toddler won’t eat and I’m letting go. I decided to write […]

We worked together with our child’s teacher and he improved

We worked together with our child’s teacher and he improved

This is a follow up on a post that I wrote a couple of months ago about the homework crisis in South Africa. If you are a parent of (a) school going child(ren), you will agree that homework is very stressful on a family. My […]