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On Being Mother to a Boy: It Involves Trips to the ER for Strange Things

As parents, we all dread that call from the school, during the day. That call that interrupts us and tells us to drop what we’re doing and rush down to the school, there’s been an emergency. That was my morning. … Continue reading

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On Things I Never Ever Want To Forget About You

It goes so quickly. I can barely remember you being a small teeny-tiny baby. All I remember is that the sole of your foot fit perfectly in the palm of my hand. But right now. So many little things happen … Continue reading

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It Breaks My Heart That It’s True

It’s not easy being a parent. It doesn’t get easier. In fact, it gets more complicated, the bigger he gets and the older he gets. He’s willful, stubborn, impatient and has ears that are purely for decorational purposes – they … Continue reading

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It’s All About The Weekend

For the first time, in a long time, I’ve ventured out of the house on the weekend. Winter is the perfect excuse for spending too much time on the couch, under a quilt, watching Grey’s Anatomy. (I’m now on Season … Continue reading

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A Bag Full Of Art & Cute (But Big) Feet

My Kid came home with a bag full of art the other day. One of their activities at play-school is, of course, Art Class – I remember it as one of my favourites. I remember painting houses and dogs and … Continue reading

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My Favourite Part Of The Weekend

was all of it… But most especially this: We took our Kid to the beach yesterday, for a paddle in the rockpools. It wasn’t entirely low tide yet, but it was still low enough to do some exploring and we … Continue reading

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The Reason Why

It’s easy for me to say that my change in lifestyle was a choice I made on my own. That deciding to throw in the towel with being a working mom, was my own doing. But the truth is, is … Continue reading

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On Looking Back

Dear Kid, It suddenly dawned on me – like actually sunk in – that this year, you’ll be turning four. You’re two years away from starting Big School. You’re two years away from a school uniform and packed lunches and … Continue reading

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Review: @PicknPay Real Baby Products

You might recall a while back I mentioned that I’d received a Pick n Pay Real Baby Hamper stuffed with babycare products to review. I’ve finally pulled myself together enough to write that review, now that we’ve had a chance … Continue reading

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Growing Up: He’s Doing It Really Quickly

When we went to pick up our Kid from his grandparents last night, I took a look at him running down the stairs to meet us and I swear he’d grown overnight. His legs seemed longer, and his face seemed … Continue reading

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