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A Busy Mom’s Guide to Self-Care

A lot of us think that self-care has to be a day at the spa, a 3 hour facial, or girls night out but that is actually not the case. If I were a doctor, I'd recommend a daily dose of self-care with a side of "me time". As a mom, a wife and career… Continue reading A Busy Mom’s Guide to Self-Care

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Parenting

Puberty & Wasting Time

There is a 100% chance that someone in this household will need therapy after Riley finishes puberty. I'm 100% certain that it will be me. To be fair, it's still early days for Paul and me where Riley is concerned. His voice is only shaking a smidge and he is smelling a little funkier lately,… Continue reading Puberty & Wasting Time

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A lazy girl’s guide to crafting

To be fair I am not a lazy girl, but as far as crafting goes I am no Martha Stewart. But, I had old Typo South Africa sale frames lying around and really lovely Polaroids that are fading on the fridge. I wanted to get a little creative.After the bulk of last week was spent… Continue reading A lazy girl’s guide to crafting

Parenting

It’s time for that talk

There comes a time in every parent's life where you need to have the talk with your kids. You know which talk I'm talking about, right? Well, we recently had that little chat with Riley. It's a little bit hard to believe that my baby is a puberty hitting, pre-teen on the cusp of manhood. Inching… Continue reading It’s time for that talk

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90’s revivals and pre-teen parenting

Parenting is tough guys. I have unrealistic expectations of what my 10-year old should be doing, and I know that I am way too hard on him. But I'm so worried that if I don't crack down, that he's going to end up being a little A-Hole. Also, why did I just A-Hole it when… Continue reading 90’s revivals and pre-teen parenting

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Cradle of Life Adventures

We've been catching up on some serious family time and being tourists in our own backyard. It's taken some time but we finally made our way to Maropeng to explore our origins and it was incredible. It's definitely saying something when your 10-year-old asks when you can go back to a museum because it was… Continue reading Cradle of Life Adventures

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Fit Kidd iJump Adventures

I'm pretty certain that you've come across the iJump revolution that is the leading reason for so many pairs of those yellow socks in your home. Our home hasn't been spared and I'm pretty pleased about it.Every now and then, I'm not working like a mad person and take Riley on adventures that I really… Continue reading Fit Kidd iJump Adventures