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Nostalgia

No idea why but today I’m feeling really nostalgic about Tristan’s first few months. The definition of nostalgic / nostalgia is “a sentimental longing or wistful affection for a period in the past”. I also feel quite a lot of Read more…


4 year wedding anniversary

Today I celebrate 4 years of marriage to my dreamboat! My wedding anniversary. I can’t believe it’s gone by so fast! We’ve had a wonderful 4 years filled with so much and I can’t wait for the next 44! 🙂 But Read more…


Marriage after having a kid

No one ever said it would be easy but millions have done it successfully and millions do it every day and will do for many years to come. But marriage after kids is flipped hard! You each feel you’re doing Read more…


Tomorrow my baby turns 2!

Tomorrow our baby turns 2. Wow, what a year it’s been. I’m lying in bed thinking of all the wonderful things we’ve done together, all the new experiences we’ve had together, all that we’ve overcome together and all that we’ve Read more…


Party planning commences

In less than 4 weeks time, my little monkey will be 2 years old! WTF? How did that happen so quickly? It feels like the last year (almost 2 actually) have flown by in the blink of an eye. Granted, Read more…


Life update

A life update. Tristan is such a joy at the moment! He’s on school holidays (just for a week) and we’ve been having such fun together. We’ve had lie-in’s till 6:30am which has been amazing and then the best snuggles Read more…


Slow down

Slow down. So my friend Amy (you can read her blog here) just sent us (Champagne Club – will explain more about them in another post) the link to the most beautiful song. It’s called Slow Down by Nichole Nordeman. Read more…


Stay at home mum

Yup, that’s me, a stay at home mum. Well that’s not entirely true, I also have a business (Southey Travel and Family Travel South Africa) that I am working hard to get going again. So, being a stay at home Read more…


The days are long but the years are short

The days are long but the years are short. I’m sitting here thinking back just a couple of months and thinking to myself, how was I ever going to get Tristan to drop his nighttime bottle and eventually sleep in Read more…


A mind dump

A mind dump. We moved Tristan into a big boy bed (i.e. a 3/4 bed with a roll guard) and he’s sleeping so much better! The other morning he slept till 7:30am; it was pure bliss!!! He’s also being super Read more…