To the skinny girl who calls herself fat

I use to be a skinny girl who called herself fat. Know anyone like that? Or are you that person? It’s okay, we’re all friends here. No judgies. Well, I was that person. But, in all honesty, granted I had… Continue Reading

Do you call your in-laws ‘mom’ and ‘dad’?

I just want to know who came up with the rule that said you have to call your spouse’s parents ‘mom’ and ‘dad’. Point me in the direction of that person, please. Don’t worry, I just want to talk, no… Continue Reading

Car seats suck

Yeah yeah yeah, I hear you. If you don’t strap your kid in, you’re basically the worst kind of parent in the world. But the truth is that car seats suck. They are an inconveniencing pain in the neck. I am… Continue Reading

5 reasons why I’d be a great life coach

I sometimes sit and gawk at the sheer brilliance of my…well… brilliance. I mean, I’m pretty smart, even if I do say so myself. Which I do. Say so myself, that is. Anyways, not the point. I think that I… Continue Reading

Letting him be the man on Women’s Day

So it’s Women’s Day today and I guess I’m meant to feel super duper woman-like and rah rah girl power and all that jazz. But instead, I woke up thinking how much I love that I get to depend on… Continue Reading

Do you feel like you suck?

Ever feel like you suck? Come on, we’ve all been there. We’ve all had to deal with thoughts of worthlessness or inadequacy sometime in our lives, right? Have you ever felt that way?

So, what’s up with Easter?

Oh look it’s almost public holiday time again! (And the crowd goes wild) What’s this one about? National Siblings Day? Braai Day? Edgars Red Hanger Sale Day? Okay, I digress much… let’s start at the top: This coming weekend we celebrate… Continue Reading

When you’re dating a single mom…

I was a single mom for a good chunk of my adult life. If you recall, I gave birth to my boy when I was about 19 years old. His dad and I split up soon thereafter. Being a single… Continue Reading

Give your family a “heart attack”

I love that February has been dubbed “relationship month”. I mean, if you’re not into Valentines Day and all the drama that goes with it, you are redeemed from the chocolates and red roses assault and can STILL enjoy the… Continue Reading

Aack! We’re having a baby!

We’re having a baby! That’s right! Hubstopher and I will officially be parenting a collective of 4 children, as of next year June-ish. AAACK! How did that happen?! Well, I’m sure you all know how it ‘happened’. *awkward silence*