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When parents disagree on Christmas gifts


It's suppose to be the jolly season, but it brings along some silly. Okay, a lot of silly. One of the aspects I dread about the festive season is the cleaning up afterwards. Taking down the decorations, packing away the tree. And the dishes, the damn pile of dishes. While it's considered to be the… Continue reading When parents disagree on Christmas gifts

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Currently: December 2019


Hello, lovely people! We're in the last month of 2019, and I'm honestly excited to wave goodbye to this year. While we had some great moments, this year holds so many bad ones. Too many. In some sense, it feels like the bad outweigh the good ones, even though we had plenty groundbreaking ones. I'll… Continue reading Currently: December 2019

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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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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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Real-talk goals for homeschool mamas


Today, we're officially kicking off our 2019 homeschool year! It's an exciting one too! Although Monster has to re-do Grade R because of his speech delay, we're going with a new curriculum this year so he gets extra stimulation, and not being bored with doing the same stuff another year, as well as giving us… Continue reading Real-talk goals for homeschool mamas

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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