Co-parenting drama in December? Ho, Ho, NO!

I’m quite fond of my children. I mean, I totally don’t want to get rid of them, if you know what I mean. It’s amazing how you’re never quite a pro, at parenting, even if you’ve been at it for… Continue Reading

3 relaxing activities any mom should have time for

Once you become a mom, having time for yourself becomes more of a myth than reality. But everybody is entitled to a bit of relaxation at the end of the day, and this should include moms as well. Getting rid… Continue Reading

It’s Mommy, but you can call me Mom

Mommy

Anyone else feel like their mommy identity is their only identity? Aren’t you so tired of it?! Yeah, I said it. I’m tired of feeling like I’m 90% Mother and 10% ‘What else you need?’ Gosh, I remember a time… Continue Reading

Four kids later and I’m not coping

RIDICULOUSLY OVERPRICED FESTIVE SEASON

I know it looks super cool to have a big family. I mean, our family photo’s are lit because there’s literally one of us in every single size and age group. But in reality, I feel as if I’m not… Continue Reading

Free The Smart Talk app helps to control your kids screen time

Have you guys heard of the The Smart Talk? It’s a really cool (free) interactive platform that provides tools for parents to set online security rules, for their kids. I mean, let’s face it, data safety and identity safety is… Continue Reading

I get why it’s illegal for parents to spank their kids

spank my child

It is the year 2017. A time where we keep our front doors locked, in the peak of summer. A time where it makes perfect sense to jump a red robot at 2am, because you never know who might rock… Continue Reading

When you’re not exactly the perfect parent

This week I had to make peace with the fact that I’m not always a “perfect parent”. Let me explain: I know that children are a beautiful gift unto our wombs and all of that, but I’ve been feeling especially overwhelmed… Continue Reading

So what’s my role in my childs education?

what's my role in my childs education

As a parent you have the added benefit of being involved in your kids schooling. I’m using the word ‘benefit’ loosely… hey, don’t give me that look Margaret, I’m not a fan of homework. But I often wonder what my… Continue Reading

Do you hold regular family meetings?

hold regular family meetings

Does your family hold regular family meetings? You know, a gathering of sorts, where you are able to share your thoughts and feelings with each other? Yep, I get it, if you grew up in the *cough* 90’s like I… Continue Reading

Help! My baby won’t take the bottle!

my baby wont take the bottle

My baby boy has decided that he only wants milk from his mama – literally straight from the cow’s udder, so to speak. (Me being the cow, in this instance)  He refuses the bottle, won’t take it, not interested in… Continue Reading