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Sleeping arrangements

Feet

Our family sleeping arrangements have come up on my blog a few times but after a chance discussion with a group of moms at the Cape Town moms night out dinner at Skotnes Restaurant I felt the topic deserved a Read more…


Leaving the house with 2 kids

2 kids

One thing I stressed about during my pregnancy was how I would leave the house with 2 kids. It stressed me out no end and I used to think up various scenarios and how I’d manage. You know what? Now Read more…


Finding balance as a family of 4

We are slowly finding our balance as a family of 4. What worked before now has to be changed to suit Grayson. Time has to be split between the 2 boys because they require different things from us. Our time Read more…


Apps this mother can’t live without!

In these first few weeks of Grayson’s life my phone has been my lifeline. I have ordered meals, spoken & video called friends & family, kept in touch with my tribe, made appointments, tracked feeds and more. To do this Read more…


The only way out is through

“The only way out is through”! This is what my friend Amy told me when I asked her how she stayed sane through her complete home rebuild. And you know what, she’s 110% right; you can’t back out once you’ve Read more…


Home renovations survival guide

Let’s start off by me telling you the honest truth about home renovations while pregnant. It’s not fun! I don’t recommend it! It’s really disruptive and it’s messy, and noisy, and dusty and generally a bad idea! Today is day Read more…


My anxieties

I decided not to take the clomid again. I’m waiting for an appointment confirmation with my psychologist. My mental health & wellbeing is more important and this whole situation is driving me dilly. But I’ve got real concerns about having Read more…


I want a job

I left formal employment in Feb 2013. I got engaged in the June or July and married in March 2014. When I returned from our honeymoon I set up & started working on Southey Travel whilst at the same time Read more…


Letter to my son

A letter to  my son, Tristan. My dearest first born, Tristan! There is so much I want to tell you but that’s why I started this blog. I hope one day you will sit down and read all the entries Read more…


Intentional living challenge

Where do I start? Just over a week ago Carly from Mom of Two Little Girls shared an intentionally living challenge on Instagram and challenged us, her followers, to participate. It was a 7 day challenge with a theme for Read more…