mom life · parenting

Things that change when you have three kids


The next installment is finally here.. The three kids update post! Of course I had to first get a hand on what it would be like with three kids and what changes I could pick up on that would be different to life with two kids. So far, there have been good days and bad… Continue reading Things that change when you have three kids

family · mom life · parenting

Make cooking fun with kids


I've been trying to get the boys as involved as possible with things at home. Besides the fact that they are responsible for keeping their room clean (a mission on its own) and tidying up their toys from almost each room in our home, there's a whole other list of chores they have to do… Continue reading Make cooking fun with kids

Babies · family · mom life · travel

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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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

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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

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16 Things to Love about Your Newborn


With Gremlin and Monster's birthdays around the corner, I found myself thinking about how much they have grown up again. I think about this often actually, but when birthdays are around the corner, it's just filled with so many more emotions.  Which usually takes me down memory lane where I go through every one of… Continue reading 16 Things to Love about Your Newborn