Day Zero: The day the taps will run dry {And 10 ways you can save water}

day zero

It sounds very “end of the world movie starring Will Smith” but authorities have recently reported that Cape Town is on the brink of facing Day Zero. And by on the brink I mean, they say it’s going to happen… Continue Reading

Flying with children – Uh, yes you can!

flying with children

I sometimes think that going places with your children should get you an award or something. I mean, I’m sure you’ve taken your little ones out in public and said a silent prayer, hoping that melt downs are at a… Continue Reading

Christmas stocking fillers for kids

christmas stocking fillers

One big gift, on Christmas morning, just makes sense. Well, to us big people, that is. But the truth is that most kids want to open a whole bunch of gifts, come December 25th! And let’s be honest, there’s nothing… Continue Reading

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

Scoring all the “cool mom” points with Hasbro’s Christmas gift ideas

Hasbro's Christmas Gift Ideas

I don’t know about your kids, but mine are only slightly impressed with me. I mean, I serve my purpose, no doubt, and I’m pretty sure that they love me. But as far as cool points (I talk about these… Continue Reading

Fat Attack Beach tours make summer a little bit more exciting

If you want to be the cool parent this summer, then this post is for you. I totally scored cool parent points last weekend when I introduced our boys to the Fat Attack beach tours. Nelson Mandela Bay Tourism invited… Continue Reading

Gary Chapman’s Conversation Starters made my family talk {Giveaway!}

Ever sat around a supper table and literally heard crickets, because the conversation was just that non-existent? Or do you find that one child is a chatterbox, leaving no room for any of the others to share? Or do you… Continue Reading

Oh hi there, ridiculously overpriced festive season…

ridiculously overpriced festive season

Look, whether you’re allĀ “tis the season to be jolly” or not, December is only two sleeps away. And with it comes the ridiculously overpriced festive season that probably has a few of us tossing and turning at night. I mean,… Continue Reading

So we made christmas tree ornaments in our LG NeoChef Microwave Oven

It’s no secret, I’m not exactly a domestic goddess. But when I got my hands on the new LG NeoChef Microwave Oven (with smart inverter technology, yo) I found myself all kinds of inspired! I stood there, staring at it’s… 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