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My son’s name isn’t Aspergers


Many of you have seen photos of my oldest son, Monster, and many of you have read posts in which I've mentioned certain aspects of our life with him. But in reality, you don't know everything. Here's what you don't know.... Monster is a bright and loving seven year old little boy. He lives up… Continue reading My son’s name isn’t Aspergers

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Baby-proof your Christmas tree


It’s the most magical time of the year: when all those green, red and gold decorations come out, the flickering lights on the tree light up the room and Christmas crafts are in full swing. My boys remind me a couple of times throughout the year about Christmas and that we need to get the… Continue reading Baby-proof your Christmas tree

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That one time I said I’ll never do ‘this’ and ‘that’ as a mama


Before I became a mama, I was the expert of experts when it came to parenting and mamahood. I already knew exactly what I would and wouldn't do as a mama when I had kids. By looking at what other mamas did and how they raised their kids, I was able to decide what I… Continue reading That one time I said I’ll never do ‘this’ and ‘that’ as a mama

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Rocking your maternity shoot


One of the most exciting parts of pregnancy is the maternity shoot stage! While you're well on your way towards the end of your pregnancy and meeting your new baby, you're in for an exciting experience with your maternity shoot. If you're still busy marking items off your third trimester to-do list, this is one… Continue reading Rocking your maternity shoot

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Leaving home with a baby


There are so many fears and worries that accompany having a baby. For me, the only thing stuck in my head while I was pregnant was getting through the birthing process. I was absolutely terrified each time I gave birth because with all three of my kids, nothing went according to plan on the day… Continue reading Leaving home with a baby

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Signs of family-friendly restaurants 


Pre-kids era, Hubby Byren and I would decide to out for dinner at 20H00 and it wouldn't be an issue. Post-kids era, we try and work the time in around 17H00 so that there's enough time for eating and playing before the kids are overly tired and need to go to bed. Pre-kids era, we… Continue reading Signs of family-friendly restaurants 

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Gross Things We’ve All Done: Thanks, Mamahood


Mamahood is beautiful, I won't lie. It's fulfilling yet trying. It gives you a love you never knew you could have, and at the same time tests your levels of patience. It's a mixture of laughs and tears, of long days and longer nights. It's the job that has no leave days, no sick days,… Continue reading Gross Things We’ve All Done: Thanks, Mamahood