Are you a Gr 1 mom? These 10 things will help you through that first year of big school!
My book ‘The Mommy Diaries’ is here!
Parenting is not for sissies! And once you’ve survived the spit up, the sleepless nights and the nappy changes (oh my goodness so many nappy changes!) you think you’ve survived it all.
Until you suddenly find yourself with a pre-teen or teen in the house!
Find the kindle version here: The Mommy Diaries
Now let me just confess this upfront. I’m a list maker by nature. I love the idea of ordering my thoughts and hopes and dreams into the most beautiful outline, most creative presentation, as though simply the act of putting pen to paper and making it look instapretty can provide the impetus required to push […]
Friendship breakups are hard, and they can often leave us many unresolved feelings of hurt, guilt and shame. Here are a few do’s and don’t to navigate the reality of friendship breakups with grace and peace.
A guest blog by Lydia Pienaar I wanted to write about this but I couldn’t. I do not live on a farm. I go into Woolworths and put the lamb and the mielies in my trolley without a thought to where that food came from. I look at the rain and consider the ways it’s […]
The undercurrent of anxiety that is now part of our homes affects all of us in different ways, even our kids. Their stress might not look like ours does, like too much coffee and too little sleep, or too many hours escaping in Netflix, but that doesn’t mean it’s not there. Kids become unmotivated, discouraged and younger kids even regress due to stress. Have you seen any of that happen at home?Here are some helpful focus points in shepherding our kids through this season.