• The curious case of Girly

    I can’t remember when exactly it started but my daughter created an imaginary friend called Girly about two years ago. I feel like I’m spelling it wrong but that’s the least of my problems here! Anyway, when Girly first made her (non)appearance in our lives it was through phone calls on toy cellphones. The whole thing was very cute and she would tell Girly about her baby sister or what she did at school and the usual nonsensical kid stuff that’s super adorable. We would pretend to talk to Girly as well and it was all cool. Until Girly died. (What the hellllllllll?????!!!!!) I found out about poor Girlys untimely…

  • Flying with kids

    I am notorious for my terrible memory. I forget as much as I remember but the up side to this is that I usually forget the things that make me sad/angry/worried/stressed etc. The down side is that this usually results in me repeating said action that made me sad/angry/worried/stressed. The best example of this is flying with my kids. Before getting to that though, I should first mention that I am not a good traveler. I suffer from motion sickness and I’m also incredibly fidgety so sitting in one place for longer than half an hour turns me into a grouch. Travelling with our two girls isn’t so bad when…

  • A Day In The Life Of A Work From Home Mum

    In case you missed it : Part 1 in the series – ‘A Day in the Life of a Stay at Home Mum’  I was so happy when my friend Carly agreed to let me spy on her feature her in this series. She has done what most of us aspire to, taken a fun project and turned it into a start-up that she can run from home. Carly has her fantastic blog, Mom of Two Little Girls, and she is also the guru behind Blue Media Edit where she provides social media coaching as well as editing and proofreading. She is incredibly organised and determined and if Carly wasn’t a dedicated…

  • Be careful! You’ll fall!

    I don’t know about you but I say this a lot! At least 5-10 times a day. My eldest loves to pirouette and jump and dance like a jellyfish but her balance isn’t the best and she often falls hence The Warning. But I hate it. Here’s why… By saying ‘Be Careful! You WILL fall!’ I’m turning my warning into a fact. When I actually don’t know if she will fall or not. And even if she does, she may or may not get hurt badly. What I’m doing though is instilling a sense of fear in her. I’m making her doubt her ability when instead I should be encouraging…