Category: Motherhood stuff

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 […]

Why I am OK when my toddler throws a tantrum

Why I am OK when my toddler throws a tantrum

Why I am OK when my toddler throws a tantrum My last born, Cole, is 13 months old as I write this post. I suddenly realised just the other day, that he is now a toddler. He’s not a baby any longer. Slowly but surely, […]

How I got my almost two year old off the dummy in just 3 days

How I got my almost two year old off the dummy in just 3 days Firstly, I’m neither for dummies or against them. Or pacifiers or soothers, as you might know them. It served its purpose while it needed to, but as Liam got bigger, […]

The big age gap between our kids

We honestly did not think about “The big age gap between our kids”. Naturally when I found out I was pregnant with baby number 2, I imagined that that everything would fall into place like it does in the movies, uhm, and social media.. You […]

Get off your phone, mama!

Get off your phone, mama! This is by far the weirdest post I’ve written yet. I feel like the biggest hypocrite writing this as I have a major problem with being on my phone around my kids. It’s also quite ironic since you are most […]

How to get your kids out of holiday mode and prepared for back to school

If you’ve been thinking about how to get your kids out of holiday mode and prepared for back to school, then know that you’re not alone!     It sure has been a long school holiday. It’s been a WHOLE three weeks. I didn’t take […]

The homework crisis that we face

The homework crisis that we face

The homework crisis that we face. I got home, put my bag down, greeted everyone, and immediately started with supper. It was one of those days when I was extremely busy at work, traffic was a tad bit more hectic than any other day so […]

Should I hire a nanny?

Should I hire a nanny? The nanny conversation has been a hot topic in our home for a long time now. Hubby and I often discuss whether or not to keep our nanny or send Cole to creche and Liam to aftercare. Many have different […]