I Took My Kids To School Today. When Does It Start Again?

So some of you may remember me having a bit of a moan about all the school admin we are expected to remember and how I seemed to be dropping the ball on more than a few occasions at the end of last term. Not big things, but things that feel big for little people no...

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How To Get Your Kids To Look After Their Teeth

Having a bigger age-gap between the boys and Hunter has been great on so many levels. With a four year gap between Brody and her, it’s meant we have all been able to really enjoy her and make the most of all those special first year milestones. I have loved that even...

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Making Smart Money Choices With Gumtree

I always saw myself going very big for Hunter's first birthday. I mean she's the little girl I have dreamed about for so many years. My only girl who I envisioned celebrating in a rather extravagant manner with a birthday party fit for a princess as we saw her reach...

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Confessions Of A Sleep Training Fraud

Guys I thought I would touch base about our whole sleep debacle and you know, just tell you how we are getting on over here with regards to sleep training. About three months ago I shared about how we sleep-trained Hunter and how with the help of Baby Wise she seemed...

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Love Is Not A Feeling, Love Is An Action

I'm in quite a strange season of life at the moment. I feel like I'm learning new lessons everyday. And I don't know why it surprises me but it does. I always thought that I would begin to have most of it figured out by now. That I would know the way the world works,...

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*WIN A Massage for You And Your #Secretsister

One of the hardest things to accept in life is that we cannot always escape the difficult things it throws at us. We can't always abscond from the heartaches, the losses, the traumas. Life isn't consistently peachy and sometimes we walk the tight rope with...

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15 Things I’ve Come To Accept As a Mom Of Three Kids

I had quite a profound parenting moment the other day. One of those rare moments where you actually gain clarity on an issue and begin to make sense of where you are headed on this whole parenting journey. I'll save that whole story for another day, but it got me...

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Taking a Better Self Back To Work After Maternity Leave

“Becoming a mom makes a woman a better employee and a better leader; you take a better self back to work” Melany Green, Chief Great Expectations officer There’s no denying that becoming a mother is one of the most life-changing and mind-altering events in a woman’s...

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Magical Moments In Mauritius

Isn't it funny how we can go from willing time to go faster in the eager anticipation of something exciting to wanting time to stand still and moments to last forever? That's exactly how it's been for us with our recent trip to Mauritius. For weeks we counted down the...

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A Sneak Peak Into My Island Holiday Travel Bag

It's hard to believe that as I sit here listening to the rain beat down on the windows, I will be sitting in the glories sunshine in a matter of days. It's so cold and wet here in Cape Town today that the thought of sitting on a beach lounger drinking cocktails is...

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Our First ShopBaby Experience

Most of you would have heard about ShopBaby by now, the online mobile app that allows you to shop all your baby essentials from the comfort of your home! It's a pretty ingenious concept really, if you think about how many moms will find any excuse not to go to the...

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Our First Island Holiday As a Family Of Five!

I don't want to sound like a brat or anything, but we are finally going our first overseas family holiday!  I say FINALLY because planning this holiday has only been in the pipeline for close to 2 years now. Despite us having the money saved ages ago, it has taken us...

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Because I Said So And Because I Love You

Parenting is hard. We all know that. I mean you just have to bumps heads with you seven year-old or try reason with your tantruming two year-old in the middle of a Pick 'n Pay isle to know that parenting is a lot like producing a movie about zombies or trying to...

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