Category Archives: family things

On Having Boys: It’s An Adventure, For Sure

A few days ago, I spent a morning working at my favourite coffee shop/waffle house in the Vale. Despite being absorbed in my writing, I couldn’t help but eavesdrop on a conversation going on next to me. Two moms were … Continue reading

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On Fathering: You’re Better Than You Think

Yesterday was Father’s Day. Despite the Hallmark commercial nature of the occasion, it was an opportunity for me to reflect. To appreciate and recognise you as my partner in parenting. To acknowledge your contribution and take time to make the … Continue reading

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On Adulting With ADD

I wrote a while back, about our firstborn’s ADD and the decision to medicate. In this article, I made reference to the fact that I’d been diagnosed with ADD myself, but didn’t venture into what this meant for me. So … Continue reading

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On Lessons I’ve Learned Since The Big Three Oh

I didn’t pay much attention to the fact that I turned 30 last December. I was too busy chasing deadlines and trying not to be a shitty mom to notice that I was no longer in my 20s. Since life … Continue reading

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On Bouncing Your Brains Out

Last Thursday we got to attend the launch of something exciting. Something really exciting. The likes of which we’ve only seen on TV, and never dreamed that we’d have in South Africa. What am I talking about? BOUNCEInc. Located next … Continue reading

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On My #AeroLetGo Moment

What’s the best part about blogging? Most people would assume that it’s the free stuff, right? The press drops and blogger packs that show up at your office. It’s a topic that’s been on my mind recently, this influencer campaign … Continue reading

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Never Say Never

Ten years ago Friday nights consisted of getting hammered with my friends while joking about how we would never be foolish enough to get married and have babies. Now I spend Friday nights liking photos of my friends’ kids on … Continue reading

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The Toffee’s First Easter

This is a post inspired by Woolworths. Last week I received a gorgeous delivery, to draw attention to Woolies’ Easter amazingness. When it comes to special holidays, Woolies always does them extremely well – never failing to put on a … Continue reading

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I Can’t Believe We Made This

Every now and again it hits me that I have a six year old. That he’s only six. I’m so busy treating him like a mini-adult and regiment every aspect of his life, that I often forget he’s only a … Continue reading

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On Fudge. No Other Words Are Necessary.

Last night I made fudge. The end result looks nothing like the recipe I used, however. Could have had something to do with the fact that I used condensed milk, butter (not margarine), vanilla, brown sugar and maple syrup. (I … Continue reading

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