How to clean your house – and stay sane while doing it!

If you’re not used to cleaning your home yourself, daily, the prospect can be completely overwhelming. Those who are blessed to have help around the house are probably ready to have a minor freak out round about now. I do all the cleaning at home, besides for the ironing. It’s my nemesis. But after all…

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Musical Beds

If you’ve followed me forever and a day, you might remember this post, so I thought I’d do a little update on our sleeping situation at home – with the kids aged now 7 and 4 ½. No surprise with the heading of this blog post, it’s musical beds in our home, except even when the…

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A new school, a new start.

So many of you beautiful people have sent me messages and DMs wishing our Oli a good first day at his new school, and in his new Grade so I just wanted to do a little update for all those asking. His anxiety, and mine, have been at an all-time high with yet another school…

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Oli’s diagnosis

I thought it much easier to write this all down here than DM everyone, or send any more lengthy voice notes! You may already know by now that Oli has been feeling a lot of anxiety at school – but we’ve uncovered why he’s been feeling this anxiety now. At the end of last year…

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My WAHM life

I’ve officially been working from home now, for what, six months! Is it what I thought it would be like? Yes, and no. Has it been worth the move and adjustment, ten million times YES! Working from home has it’s pro’s and con’s. The biggest ‘con’ if I can call it that, for me personally,…

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I’m sorry, to the baby I never mourned.

I never thought I’d write this post or ever tell this story. But here, my beautiful daughter holding this rainbow, is our rainbow baby. Five people knew about it, one being me, one being the doctor and almost no one else. I’ve racked my brain so many times as to why I didn’t want to…

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Breaking the mould

When I was pregnant with Sophie, we wanted to get Oli a little doll to get him used to the idea of having a new baby in the house – it’s not an uncommon thing for parents to do this. Well bowl me over, when a family member suggested that by giving our little two-year-old…

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Do we stay, or do we go?

Cry our beloved country! While our country mourns so many senseless and abominable crimes (and this isn’t a new trend) we need to start having really tough conversations around our future in this country, for the sake of our children. Whilst not gender based, my husband has been in three attempted hi-jackings in the last…

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My ONE Birthday Wish

It’s finally Spring, a new season, my favourite season and a new month. My birthday month in fact. On the 9th September I’ll be 34. This year there will be no gift guide (sorry Dyl and those of my friends who shop off it), no genie with three wishes to grant, there’s just one wish…

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When good holidays go bad!

Firstly, I just want to thank each and everyone of you for your countless messages, WhatsApps, DM’s and prayers for our darling Soph, I cannot tell you how touched we have been to be ‘carried’ through such a traumatic time by so many special people. Daily check-ins, wishes and messages even when I haven’t had…

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