Sometimes we are so focused on the future and even the past that we forget about the present and no matter how chaotic the present can be learned to love all the little moments right now, will all make the big moments in the future, the moment you look back at thinking life was fantastic and just keeps getting better/ Continue reading
Sometimes motherhood makes you wonder if you gave birth to a human or a little puppy. A really naughty little puppy. Continue reading
To make things easier for myself we used to have a rough monthly meal plan we followed, but as things got crazier with our big move approaching I’ve kind of been in this frantic state of survival mode. So as a way for me to stay ahead of things I’ve decided to do a weekly meal plan on my blog as a way of actually sticking to it and to make things easier for myself. Continue reading
Who doesn’t like a grilled sandwich? I think it’s the universal yum food, even picky toddlers go crazy for a grilled sandwich, so why not cram that sandwich with good for you ingredients?
Motherhood is the hardest job in the world and you don’t know how hard, until you’re a mother. Continue reading
Experiencing the Cape Town drought has been a very humbling experience. It’s helped me think about water as something that’s precious and that should be looked after, but now that the rain have come and I’m starting to see life pop out all around me, I feel a sense of cautious relief.
My son had his first severe allergic reaction at 6 months and just before his first birthday he had anaphylaxis and we nearly lost him. Continue reading
Motherhood is filled with beautiful moments that make your heart swell so big, you wonder if it might just explode, but it is also filled with white knuckle moments. Those moments you hold onto the stroller handle just a little bit tighter, that moment you wonder if you might just snap a steering wheel in half, while you silently scream on the inside, so your children won’t see that they’ve managed to really push your patience off a cliff. Continue reading
Yes, there is a toothbrush on the floor, my trainers in one corner, a grumpy why did you wake me up toddler and a very messy play room in the background in this photo, but it also has two happy parents that has no idea where this week went. Continue reading
We raise our daughters to fight stereotypes and teach them to grow up to be strong woman, but why don’t we teach our sons to be feminists? To stand up for women, even though they can stand up for themselves, to respect women and treat them like equals, because when we teach our sons who will turn into men one day, to respect all women, the future will be great and filled with way more love and respect.