Happy Birthday, my sweet Buggy!

How on earth is time flying by like this, on Saturday 4th April you’ll be F O U R?! I remember writing a post to you, my little poppet, this time last year, and it literally feels like yesterday. So much has changed in the last year, but so much has stayed the same (your…

Continue Reading

Are we putting too much pressure on our kids today?

Thank all that is good and mighty that school holidays start from today. Besides not having to worry about packing lunches, remembering what day of the week what kid does what, and the endless shuttling up and down, it signals no homework. Don’t get me wrong, homework is not a bad thing, but the amount…

Continue Reading

Best Kids Party venues in Johannesburg!

I’ve visited loads of these places, been to parties at them and even had my own kid’s parties at some. The most stressful thing for me in thinking of my kids parties is where to have it. You’ll know by now I also run a Party Planning business called Bunting + Blooms, so I don’t…

Continue Reading

It’s okay to be different!

It’s okay to be different – this is something I’m constantly reinforcing with my 6-year-old, Oli. Oli was a late talker, for no particular reason, he just was. He is our first born, has no problem with his ears (or eyes for that matter), but just was very late to talk. When other kids were…

Continue Reading

Finding our feet

Woah, Momma! The last few weeks have kicked our little (or ample) butts. And I know I’m not the only one feeling like this. Grade 1 and Grade RRR started off with a bang, I couldn’t be prouder of our two beautiful children that marched proudly into their (separate) schools armed with smiles and confidence….

Continue Reading

Wow.

Wow. Just wow. What a year 2018 was for Mommalikeme! If I think back to this time last year, I never thought this little pipeline dream and passion project of mine would have achieved so many highs in such a short space of time. Besides my blog turning one, so many dreams have been realised….

Continue Reading

The leap to Grade One – I’m not ready!

I still cannot quite wrap my head around my little Oli-pop going to Grade One next year. To see my little baby in a uniform. It’s a monumental milestone, bringing with it so many exciting opportunities and the inevitable change. I wish I could tell you this was all about Oli, but in fact, it’s…

Continue Reading

A letter to my second child

When people ask me if having a second child was harder than the first, my standard reply is “No, our second child literally just fell seamlessly into our lives and routines”. And I mean it. With Oli we literally parented by trial and error. We learnt what worked for us and our family and we…

Continue Reading