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Fun activities to do with the kids at home this weekend

Fun activities to do with the kids at home this weekend

As a parent, I know that fellow moms and dads are always looking for something to do with the kids. So late last year, I wrote about some fun yet inexpensive places to visit in Cape Town with the kids. Today, I’m sharing some fun […]

My favorite South African Mommy Bloggers {Part 1}

My favorite South African Mommy Bloggers {Part 1}

Our community of South African mommy bloggers is ever growing. As mommy bloggers, we share some of our most inner thoughts, family life, both happy and not so happy experiences, and just about everything about the day in a life of a South African mother. We […]

How to stop throwing away your vegetables {Free Meal and Ingredient Planner}

How to stop throwing away your vegetables {Free Meal and Ingredient Planner}

I am so guilty of this. I buy lovely colorful and fresh vegetables with the best intentions. All I want is for my family and I to eat healthy. You know, just like any other mom out there. But, we throw away so much and […]

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 […]

Please vote for my blog in the 2017 South African Blog Awards

Please vote for my blog in the 2017 South African Blog Awards

My blog went live on the 21st of June this year. What a roller coaster it has been. I know my blog is still very much a baby, actually still in the womb, BUT this is why I’d like YOU to please vote for my […]

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 […]

Dear first-time mom – Motherhood described in 20 quotes

Dear first-time mom – Motherhood described in 20 quotes

You learn so much about yourself when you become a mom. If you’re reading this and are not a mom or about to become a mom, you will surely understand all of these quotes when your bundle arrives. So here it is, motherhood described in […]

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 […]

Dear first-time mom – How to get through your first 6 weeks

Dear first-time mom – How to get through your first 6 weeks

 So you want to know how to get through your first 6 weeks as a new mother? Let me start off by saying, you’ve got one hell of journey ahead of you, but the rewards are totally worth it. There are going to be many […]

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 […]