parenting

Preparing young kids for their first plane ride


So in October, the kids and I headed off to Cape Town for two weeks to visit my in-laws. We were all super excited about the trip; all the sight seeing as well as the kids getting to spend some time with their grandparents whom they hadn’t seen for a couple of months. Our flight…… Continue reading Preparing young kids for their first plane ride

parenting

10 Signs Your Kid is Ready to Potty Train


No one ever said that parenting would be easy. And no one said that potty training would be fun. It’s messy, it’s stinky and it comes with a lot of laundry. If there’s one thing that I’ve ever dreaded, it’s potty training! I mean, you’re excited to stop buying nappies but not so much excited…… Continue reading 10 Signs Your Kid is Ready to Potty Train

parenting

40 Things I’d Tell My Little Girl


I’m pretty sure that every woman in this world wants a daughter. A little mini‐you to have tea parties with, have princess dress ups and teach her all about life, love and laughter. A little girl to love and cherish; to raise to be strong, confident and independent. There’s a really small chance of us…… Continue reading 40 Things I’d Tell My Little Girl

Homeschool · parenting

Things People Assume When I Tell Them I Homeschool


I’m fairly new to the homeschool business. I’ve only been homeschooling for a couple of months now, and although the first couple of days (weeks!!) were the hardest, we’ve all adapted to this new life at home and we’re enjoying it. I want to say that all days are perfect, but that would be a…… Continue reading Things People Assume When I Tell Them I Homeschool

letters · parenting

Welcome to Toddlerhood, Gremlin!


Dear Gremlin, Welcome to toddlerhood, my boy! I honestly can’t believe we’re already here. Two years old already? Ever since you were a little tiny human, your personality just shone through. The happy, almost always smiling red cheeked kiddo. The one that’s always trying to be funny and cute because you’ve figured out that that…… Continue reading Welcome to Toddlerhood, Gremlin!

lifestyle · parenting

The Day I Made a Decision for Change


Recently I’ve been doing some thinking about my life, specifically the relationships I have with people. Which made me see things in a more transparent manner because I realized how much dead weight I was carrying with me. Dead weight might seem like a harsh word to use, but honestly, that’s how it felt; feeling…… Continue reading The Day I Made a Decision for Change