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March Favourites

March 24, 2018 | 5 Comments

Me again. I’ve just put the kids to bed and I actually want to run around the silent rooms screaming hallelujah. I took them to a movie thinking it would be a nice mom gesture but do you think they rewarded me with any type of good behaviour or appreciation afterwards? Nope, they’ve fought like cat and dog ever since we got home. Kicking. Whining. Crying. My soul.

I know this is pretty normal but jeez, it gets my back up. Of course, after I shouted like a mad woman they then relented and gave me hugs and were adorable once again. And thank goodness for biology because then your heart just swells with love once more. Until someone whines again. And so it continues.

But I digress. I haven’t blogged a lot this month but here are some nice things I’ve been getting up to: Continue Reading…

Books, Parenting

Kids Book Club has Relaunched!

February 13, 2018 | 6 Comments

This post was written in collaboration with Kids Book Club

It’s no secret that I’m passionate about kids and reading! And I was a big fan of the Kids Book Club a few years ago when they first started up – I’m all for getting kids excited about reading, especially when the books are sent straight to your door, removing the inconvenience of having to go to the shops (I’m becoming more and more allergic;). The other thing about choosing books is that it’s hard to know what’s right in terms of age range and reading ability (and I spent years working in book publishing, so I should know a tiny bit more than most!). Continue Reading…

Beauty, Books, Toys

October Favourites

October 30, 2017 | 8 Comments
Helderberg mountain fynbos

I know we’re all saying it but how is it the end of October already? Why are there mince pies in the shops? Why do people even like mince pies? (raisins argh!). Anyway, with that in mind, here’s what’s been keeping me busy over the past month: Continue Reading…