It’s not for the weary, you will probably question your parenting abilities numerous times. A strong-willed child is destined for greatness, their determination and sheer will, will get them through anything, and best of luck to anyone who tries to stop them (Good luck to us while raising them) The Irony of my strong-willed child…… Continue reading Raising a Strong Willed Child
My 3-year-old has recently learnt the concept of money (Sort of!) and now requires some as soon as he sees it. Like……. At the toll gate, and then refuses to give the money back to pay to get through At the ATM, he wants to take the money out the machine or put the cards…… Continue reading Small act of kindness by a 3 year old
Today, on Mother’s Day, a day that was created to celebrate mothers everywhere, I celebrated Motherhood. Today I wasn’t spoilt with ‘normal’ gifts, sweets and pampering. Today I was showered with gratitude, humbling experiences, and love. Today, I spent 1 hour with new Moms, at Addington Hospital (Durban South Africa) as part of #Mothersdayconnect Movement…… Continue reading From One Mother to Another #mothersdayconnect
As moms, we often complain about not having enough hours in the day to get everything done and it’s a real struggle. Usually last of the list of things to care of is, is ourselves. We forget that we also need to give ourselves attention. At the end of the day when all mommy duties…… Continue reading Momma, you are important too!
There is no right way or wrong way to motherhood, no correct path that has to be followed. Perhaps your blessing arrived earlier than you planned, perhaps it was planned for a long time or perhaps you are asking yourself, “How did this happen? I’m not ready?” Regardless of the circumstances, motherhood is amazing and…… Continue reading Motherhood is ALWAYS a blessing!
Remember the days when your child would only fall asleep if you rocked him? Remember the days when you had to wake up every 2 hours to feed him? Remember the days when you were all your child needed? Remember the days? Because I sure do. My little baby is 3 years old and…… Continue reading Please let me hold you a little longer
We all want to raise great kids, that turn into wonderful, caring and thoughtful adults. There is a lot of pressure on a parent to produce such ‘perfect humans’. The truth is, it’s blady hard and half the time I’m seconding guessing myself and the other half, I’m just winging it…. When your new born arrives you…… Continue reading Hurricane toddlers & learning to pick my battles