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Imagine drinking 14 litres of milk a day and then spending 18 hours of every day on your back. Well that’s the equivalent of what babies do every day of their lives, so it’s no wonder these little guys have a tendency to throw up a lot.Read more
On Saturday my daughter readied herself for a Superheroes party. She wore a pretty red party dress with net and a bow, old-fashioned white sandals and a red velour cape. She also asked for red lipstick, which I applied.Read more
I told myself before I had kids that I wouldn’t be one of those moms. You know the type. The crazy, frazzled woman running around like a chicken without a head, with the perpetual ponytail and lack of makeup.Read more
From that first wondrous moment when children are birthed into life they begin to assimilate every relational experience through their interactions with those closest to them.
The space a couple creates ideally needs to be a sacred and safe place, because it is in this space between a couple that children can blossom and grow.Read more
My daughter just turned four and I DIYed most of her party. With some help. Along the way I learned a lot. So here are 10 tips from a newly-crowned Party Mom, if you’re heading for or thinking of a DIY party.Read more
The development of mathematical thinking is one of the most important reasons why kids do Maths at school. It is not simply about following the steps, but also about developing problem-solving skills.Read more
With the recent exit of Zayn Malik, it was up to me, my tolerant and generously-bribed husband and 94 998 other Joburgers – host to 1D’s first official foursome concert at FNB Stadium…Read more
The Mamma Mia movie of 2008 sucked, right? Right.
Pierce Brosnan should never be allowed to sing in public and even Meryl Streep couldn’t save him. But last night’s performance of Mamma Mia at Montecasino’s Teatro was so incredibly good that I want to watch the movie again…Read more
I am an amazing mother. I’m also a pretty damn shocking one. I am calm and patient and understanding. I’m also short tempered and irritable and impatient. I do things that build my kids up… and I do things that break them down.Read more
I’m the proud mother of two girls. It’s something I boast about.but the truth is, that having girls makes me more, not less, concerned with the raising of boys. I want my girls one day to find a man who has empathy and kindness and can work out relationship problems with maturity and is in touch with his emotions not bottling them up and then exploding.Read more
Did you know that nature supports mothers taking time out for themselves? If you mess with nature you end up actually being a less-caring mother – on a PHYSICAL level?Read more