Prepping for 2018 with Priscilla Shirer

priscilla shirer

With the end of the year quickly approaching, I find myself looking back on the past year… mistakes made, lessons learnt, that sort of thing. I love this aspect of life… that we are always growing and learning. No one… Continue Reading

Three ingredient meal cooked to perfection in my LG NeoChef Microwave Oven

LG NeoChef

When it comes to cooking, I’m not exactly the next master chef. I mean, I take the easy way out versus serving up intricate gourmet inspired meals, any day! And hey, the less time needed for preparation, the better! Which… Continue Reading

What my kids are playing with: Transformers, Fantastic Gymnastics and Yo-kai

Transformers

It’s almost the most wonderful time of the year and if you’re anything like me, you have your Christmas gifts list covered. Spreadsheet brain, remember? Christmas shopping for my kids is usually a mild affair anyways since they are all… Continue Reading

“Christmas Crazy” has officially started!

Christmas crazy

So it’s November 1st and I’m over here trying hard to contain my inner jingle. In case you didn’t know, I really love Christmas and December, like, a lot! Let’s just say, when I jingle bells, I jingle all the… 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

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

Our amazing oyster farm boat cruise with Experience Days and Stampede Cruises!

Oyster farm boat cruise

Visiting the eastern part of South Africa any time soon? Well, firstly, give yourself a round of applause. You’ve chosen to enjoy one of the most beautiful (and historically rich) parts of the country and clearly have good taste. Well… Continue Reading

Maya Deaf Foundation: Teaching your kids about disabilities

How do you feel about teaching your kids about disabilities? I’m going to be honest (because this is my blog and I can if I want to), teaching Kari about disability was not high up there on my list of… 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