Have you ever had an “I suck” day? I have on many occasions. Just recently actually. I felt unorganised, there was so much happening (and it’s only April!), the kids were whingey about one thing or another, I hadn’t been able to exercise, the house felt like a pig-sty and I was just totally over all of it! I ranted and grunted as I moved through the house. My shoulders were hunched. I walked around with a face that would make a priest back off. I was fed up. Continue reading
While my boys are well out of the first food stage, they’re still into messy eating. Between school, day care and activities, I like to have snacks with me that I can feed them on the go. I’m not a fan of food mess (who is?!) and I really don’t like using 10 wet wipes to just clean 1 set of hands. So when I heard about the Food Bottle I had to give it a try. Continue reading
Zara is a mum of three – one furry kid and two human kids – who is a designer and a freelance writer. She recently approached me about writing a guest article and I was delighted to have her on-board. With Christmas literally around the corner, Zara has written some ideas on how to make that last countdown magical for the kids, while hopefully avoiding stress and a maxed out credit card! Continue reading
For as long as I can remember I’ve loved Christmas – the decorations, the songs, the food. That didn’t change when we had children. In fact, if anything, it increased my love of Christmas and creativity as we now see it through the eyes of the children – the excitement, the look on their faces, the squeals when they see more and more decorations being put up in shops, streets etc. Continue reading
I stumbled across a blog recently called ‘My Mommy Doodles‘ and was immediately captivated by the doodles! I clicked on the site and started to read, and continued reading for quite a while. Each story was as captivating as each fabulous doodle that accompanied the stories.
Hilary is a mum to two young kids and wife to one husband. She lives in Connecticut and was raised in NYC. But aside from that, she is extremely artistic and has followed her passion for art to try and achieve that balance between a fulfilling work career and family. I’m delighted that she agreed to write a post for my blog – I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I did. Continue reading
First week of spring for those of us in the southern hemisphere. I have to say I’m glad to see the back of winter with its constant colds, coughs and snotty noses but this introduction to spring has brought the cough from hell and sleepless nights. Continue reading