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Giving of thanks 

We don't celebrate Thanksgiving here in S.A. but I like the idea of taking a moment to look back on the year and appreciate the people that made it special. So here's my belated version of Thanksgiving: This year I am thankful to My husband - for managing all our higher level family worries (income,… Continue reading Giving of thanks 

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Let’s talk about sex bay-bee 🎶🎶

That song is so damn catchy!!!  Mum and dad, if you're reading this please stop now 😅😅 ***** If talking about sex makes you feel uncomfortable then you should probably skip over this blog post. However, if you are open minded and view sex as a natural act and not something to be ashamed off… Continue reading Let’s talk about sex bay-bee 🎶🎶

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Finding my Mumtribe

I have always been a bit of a loner. If given a choice I would much rather be at home than do something social. I have a few very close friends that have been around for almost half my life and I have been quite content. Since having kids though, I feel as if I'm… Continue reading Finding my Mumtribe

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The multiple personalities of Motherhood 

Let me preface this by saying that this post is meant to be lighthearted and does not in any way take away from the seriousness of actual mental illness. ***** I didn't realise that this was even a thing until recently. My daughter chewed off the top of her brand new water bottle because, kids.… Continue reading The multiple personalities of Motherhood 

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Hats off to single parents

Respect.  This shit is not easy.  After some comedic mishaps we ended up missing our flight and driving the seven hours to our best friends baby shower. (long story for another day) This gave us plenty of time to talk about random things and one of those was how difficult it must be to be… Continue reading Hats off to single parents

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Mompreneur #3 : Debbie Lee Cheetham

I was quite intrigued when I received Debbies e-mail. She runs two very different businesses from home. The first is her own Graphic Design business. Debbie was a Design Head and Brand Custodian before she had her first child. She managed the account for one of the biggest retailers in SA and like many mums (myself included) she… Continue reading Mompreneur #3 : Debbie Lee Cheetham

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Does anyone have a time machine I could borrow?

I have had the shittiest five days. Actually, make that ten days. Let me explain.  Our 'family-time week' was taken over by grocery shopping, blog interviews, school drop offs and pick ups, hellish traffic in Fourways (wtf!!a 10 min drive took an hour!!) and car shopping every damn day. Poor J went from dealership to… Continue reading Does anyone have a time machine I could borrow?

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*** IT’S GIVEAWAY TIME!!!! ***

Our first Mompreneur, Jade from Jadels is giving away a Mystery Prize to one (very) lucky follower! All you have to do is: 1. Like and share the blogs Facebook Page 2. Like and share Jadels Facebook Page 3. Comment here once you have done both with the kiddies product you would most like to win from the article.… Continue reading *** IT’S GIVEAWAY TIME!!!! ***

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Mompreneur : Jade van Niekerk

I met Jade (owner and entrepreneurial mind behind Jadels) for breakfast and a chat. I estimated about an hour for our 'interview' but we ended up chatting for almost two and a half hours and I would have gladly stayed longer had my beautician not been waiting to fix my wolverine eyebrows.  She is the first… Continue reading Mompreneur : Jade van Niekerk

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I’ve been featured!!!

How exciting!!  I was so flattered when Carly over at http://www.momoftwolittlegirls.com asked me to write a guest post. I have been following her blog from the time I joined WordPress and she is great! Super relatable and down to earth.  Here it is: https://momoftwolittlegirls.com/2017/08/17/parenting-win-vs-parenting-fail-5/ Time to celebrate with a steaming cup of Vanilla Chai ...it's… Continue reading I’ve been featured!!!