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Raising a confident, not arrogant teenager

Raising a confident, not arrogant teenager

I read this article that Belinda posted recently. So much of what the writer said resonated with me. This quote in particular stuck with me “Seriously? You micro-manage the literal crap out of every thing your…

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Our Veggie Garden

Our Veggie Garden

We used to have a veggie garden, then we got a dog and the dog ate all the veggies and then life happened and all we had was Pinterest dreams of a veggie garden. David…

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5 Things your teen needs to know before they go to a night club

5 Things your teen needs to know before …

There will be that moment when your child comes to you and asks if they can go to a night club that is not the “safe” house party where kids play hide-and-seek, drink too much cream…

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The day I hung around a million feet above the ground at Gold Reef City

The day I hung around a million …

I don’t love heights. It’s not really a paralyzing fear but I just don’t enjoy it and do get that tight, anxious feeling in my chest when I am higher than what is deemed acceptable.…

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We explored Nelson Mandela Bay!

We explored Nelson Mandela Bay!

Cameron and I arrived in PE last week Thursday morning. Lynette collected us from the airport, showed us where the pool was and took us to the costume shop to buy Cameron’s costume and then…

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Lets talk about Easter

Lets talk about Easter

Casarica from Amaze Blog came up with this idea and I thought it might be fun to take part. We actually started our day with a big spring clean and the kids are now with…

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A mothers anxiety

A mothers anxiety

Every Sunday I plan the posts for the week and every time I cook something new I take photos for my Tuesday recipe post but the past few days I have been very distracted, so…

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The not-so-nice part of being in a large family

The not-so-nice part of being in a …

Whenever you ask a parent (or child) about being part of a large family, they generally say “Oh its great, crazy but we love it”. Parents feel like they won at parenting because their many…

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Boundaries boundaries boundaries

Boundaries boundaries boundaries

One of my greatest accomplishments is that I have managed to raise at least two and a half, well mannered children who show adults and people in general respect. I know this because people tell…

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Back to School Organisation

Back to School Organisation

The new school year is almost upon us. It is a big one for us this year with Cameron starting Grade 8, some of you may remember the stress just finding a school was, well…

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