What Mom’s and Dad’s Do In The Morning

Feb 20

What Mom’s and Dad’s Do In The Morning

Disclaimer. Before you get on your high horse this is an account of what happens in MY house in the morning. I might be feeling a bit grumpy today. I have the onset of a migraine. I have a migraine. I did a lot of computer work yesterday, my eyes were sore, I was tired. Going through the support email is physically draining. I went to bed early. Early being around...

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10 Things That Challenge Me As A Parent

Feb 18

10 Things That Challenge Me As A Parent

1. Tidying up the kitchen. I am anal retentive about having a clean kitchen. I cannot cook, juice or make food if the kitchen is untidy. I want to scream when I see plates, dishes, cups, glasses, and cutlery placed on every available surface. We have a dishwasher. Is it so hard to put the dirty dishes etc. in the dishwasher? I feel like I’m constantly wiping...

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Smiling Smurf

Sep 24

Smiling Smurf

Sometimes it’s pictures like this one taken at Ackermans at Constantia Checkers Hyperama that makes all the challenges that come with having children all worth while. That’s all.

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Toddlers & Teenagers

May 19

Toddlers & Teenagers

Jade is my oldest child. She’s going to be 13 in June. She’s in Grade 7. She’s a Prefect, plays Netball, Hockey and extra-curricular Hockey. She’s achieved awards in Drama at the NEA. She tries to play chess. She plays classical guitar very well but she’s lazy. She does well academically and gets nothing less than an 80% average....

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The very LONG Easter Weekend

Apr 01

The very LONG Easter Weekend

Easter weekend. That means a 4-day working week last week and this coming week. We didn’t go away (money and the South African roads are a deathtrap). I don’t mind spending the time at home catching up on work, tidying up, working on my Dream vision board flipfile (that’s another story) and just taking it easy. I was so excited to get some...

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