parenting

Having Kids Means Having a Messy House


If you ever walk into my house, you won’t find a perfect picture. You’ll walk into a scene filled with toys lying all over the living room floor, some spillage stains on the tiles, laundry baskets full of folded up clothes under the stairs, our homeschool activities lying all over the kitchen table and a…… Continue reading Having Kids Means Having a Messy House

parenting

9 Ways Older Siblings Can Help with a New Baby


I remember when I was a few months pregnant with Gremlin, I started worrying about how I would manage two kids, a career and a household (and Hubby Byren of course). How was I going to attend to two kids at the same time? Sure, Monster was already semi-independent but he still needed my help…… Continue reading 9 Ways Older Siblings Can Help with a New Baby

Relationships and Marriage

11 Things Men Will Never Understand about Being a Woman {Part One}


So the title says part one because it’s a long list, so I’m splitting it in half. We’re all humans and we have certain similarities but we’re so different from each other. As much as we think we understand men, we don’t and they pretty much feel the same way about us. I’ve decided to…… Continue reading 11 Things Men Will Never Understand about Being a Woman {Part One}

Relationships and Marriage

18 Ways to be an Awesome Wife


Kick me if I’m wrong, but women are MUCH needier than men. We need constant reminders and affirmations about how we look, what we’re doing and how we’re feeling. We can’t help it, it’s just how we’re programmed. What we sometimes forget, or maybe not even realise, men want these reminders as well. They might…… Continue reading 18 Ways to be an Awesome Wife

pregnancy

9 Things You’ll Miss about Being Pregnant


Enjoy these perks (yes, that’s what they are), they’ll be gone sooner than you think. At some point in your pregnancy, you’ve probably been told to “enjoy your pregnancy”. Of course it’s easier said than done when you’re not having a great pregnancy, because as we know, everyone goes through some of these stages during…… Continue reading 9 Things You’ll Miss about Being Pregnant

Relationships and Marriage

Story Behind the Date Night Jar + Ideas For You


Everyone knows that date nights are an important factor when you’re married.Especially when you have kids. As important as it is to be there for your kids, couples need time along without distractions to rekindle the romance, to spend undivided attention on each other and of course, to have fun. Hubby Byren and I used…… Continue reading Story Behind the Date Night Jar + Ideas For You

Relationships and Marriage

10 Days of Remembering to Love


In our fast-moving and complicated world filled with over working, stress and, well, life, we sometimes forget to look past everything going on and appreciate each other in our marriage. That’s pretty much for Hubby Byren and I started off our new year. With him working late hours and then spending three evenings a week…… Continue reading 10 Days of Remembering to Love