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“Your house must be crazy!” “Aren’t you exhausted!” “It must be so noisy!” People ask me this ALL the time. Every time someone hears I have four kids they ask me about life as a…

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10 Easy Ideas for Winter Holiday Fun at Home

10 Easy Ideas for Winter Holiday Fun at …

“Moooooooom, I’m boooooooored!” Bored: A five-letter curse word that no parent likes to hear, ever! Keeping your kids busy over the winter break can be particularly challenging since “go play outside with the hosepipe” isn’t…

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6 Things I Love About The Winter School Holidays

6 Things I Love About The Winter School …

I know parents don’t always look forward to the longer holidays but I have really enjoyed having the kids at home for the last few holidays. Instead of trying to full our days during the…

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7 Budget Friendly Activities For Kids

7 Budget Friendly Activities For Kids

This is the most magical time of the year. Holidays, road trips, family time, friends and gifts which means it is also a time when we all spend a little more than we should. Keeping…

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Dental Hygiene for Kids – all you need to know

Dental Hygiene for Kids – all you need …

September is Dental Health Awareness Month. They say you should start teaching your kids to brush their teeth from day one but it is not always easy, right? Some kids battle with brushing their teeth…

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Why you need to consider becoming a foster family.

Why you need to consider becoming a …

How many of you know about the foster care system in South Africa? I will admit until very recently I knew nothing. I knew what fostering meant but I knew very little about the system…

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Budget Beaters: Cut your grocery bill

Budget Beaters: Cut your grocery bill

Who else is feeling the pinch this January? It is one of the longest months, right? And we have David’s birthday, so it feels extra-long. When I asked the big kids to make a list…

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Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

Lunch Box Ideas for Kids

Now that all the festivities are done many of us are in full on back to school prep mode. We have a big year this year with Jack going to Grade 1. It is going…

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Currently

Currently

This is the first morning in over a week that everyone has gone to school. I think we have finally managed to get control of the plague that hit our home. Cameron is back! I…

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Sick kids and Beetroot!

Sick kids and Beetroot!

I got a call from school on Monday to fetch Jack. He didn’t have a temperature but was very unsettled, so I fetched him and he fell asleep for about an hour. When he woke…

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