Tag Archives: parenting

The Big Helpful Post: Starting Solids

It is so good to start writing again. It is something that always brings me so much joy… that and food. Talking about food, Nova is on month 2 of starting solids and it is going so incredibly well. I have always found this part of the parenting journey exciting, food is my love language. […]

How I’m Hoping Baby Signing Will Save My Sanity & Help Us Bond

I was recently introduced to the world of baby signing by watching one of my favourite babies on Instagram, Stevie, grasp it with such ease. Luckily for me, her momma decided to launch Signing Baby, making it easy for us to also teach our little ones how to sign! We all know that babies communicate […]

5 Easy Tips For Moms With Picky Eaters

When I look at my two kids, I am always amazed at how different they are. They are both kind-hearted, brave and headstrong – but when it comes to looks and habits, they could not be more different if they tried. This is even more evident when it comes to their eating habits, and I […]

The Very Last One…. A Special Announcement

This announcement is a bit early, and I know there are people out there that will criticize my decision to share this publicly already – but that is their problem… not mine. This is my story, and I will tell it however I want. As I usually do… plus, my hormones are all over the […]

Money Conversations To Have With Your Children

Raising well rounded and confident children is certainly not an easy task. Having money conversations with your children can be very daunting. Would it surprise you that recent research tells us that children’s money habits are formed by the age of seven? The point is, it’s never too early to start engaging in money conversations. […]

Our First Term In Grade 1 – What Just Happened?

My little girl started Grade 1 this year – I don’t know where the time has gone, but the first term is done and dusted and I am just left here catching my breath. With this being my very first “big school” mom experience, I had absolutely no idea what to expect – but I […]

50 Most Inspiring Parenting Quotes

Here are 50 of the most inspirational parenting related quotes I have found in different corners of the internet. Why? To show you we’ve all been there. To encourage you to keep going, even though parenting is so hard and we have no idea what we are doing most of the time. To get you through […]

The “Good-Enough” Birthday Party (+ One Thing I NEVER DO)

When I was a kid, the most extravagant birthday party I attended was… well, my own. My mom bought me this gorgeous, crushed velvet floral blue dress that looked like a toilet doily and she let me wear lipstick, blush and teased my hair. I had two outfit changes, we pretended that my jungle gym […]

Religion In Schools – Someone Has To Say It

Many of you will not like what I have to say or agree with me, and that’s alright – and many of you might already have your backs up because you have a pre-conceived notion of what I am about to say. All I ask is that you relax, and open your mind to what […]

Currently – 31 August 2017

So my birthday month has come to an end… and what a crazy month it has been. A month of happiness, heartache, trying to heal, crazy work schedules, new parenting struggles and all around insanity. But we are still here, we carry on and persevere – that’s what parents do.   I have not been […]