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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

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Flying with a baby: how to prepare


Last week we made a last-minute decision to take a flight to our destination instead of taking the road trip route. Hubby Byren’s granddad passed away unexpectedly and we flew down to Durban (en route to Howick) to attend the service. We received the devastating news on Tuesday and booked our flights for Thursday. A…… Continue reading Flying with a baby: how to prepare

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Things I’d trade for a couple of hours of sleep


Life as a mama comes with its challenges, and one of the biggest ones I’ve had to face is the lack of sleep. You’d think that over the years I’d be used to the couple of hours I get each night to sleep. There have been a few nights that I can remember that I…… Continue reading Things I’d trade for a couple of hours of sleep