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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

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Things I Want My Sons to See in Our Marriage


I want my sons to have good marriages one day. I want them to find someone they can share the rest of their lives with… Loving their wives and being loved in return, caring for each other and building such a strong bond that nothing can shake it. Up until a few months ago, I…… Continue reading Things I Want My Sons to See in Our Marriage

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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

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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

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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