14 suggestions for feeding a fussy eater

Feeding a fussy eater 

Feeding a Fussy Eater  Feeding a fussy eater is soul destroying. You are so tired as it is, being a mom and all. Then you just want your child to eat but they won’t.   It is all much worse when you’ve got a skinny eater and you’re worried about them and nothing seems to […]

How I survive sleeping in the same vicinity as my feisty kids

The Lighter Side of Co-Sleeping Is it really co-sleeping? Anyone else’s children climb in their bed in the middle of the night? Then they spread themselves out with their feet on your face…   We put a double bed in her room for when guests visit. Little did I know I would spend a lot […]

Getting lost in the Momlife

MOMLIFE AND PRESERVING YOUR OWN SELF  Momlife =  that life where is everything revolves around your family, partner and children. The Balance   When I was at varsity people couldn’t get enough of advocating the study / play balance. Don’t go and party too much but by the same token don’t stay indoors and not […]

A day in the life of… A Stay at Home Mom

A Day in the Life…. of a Stay at Home Mom What did you do all day? Don’t you just love it when you get asked “what do you do all day”. As if I sit at home watching TV, sipping on hot tea only to get out every so often to get my hair […]

3 tips to help you balance work and family

Work and Family – Finding the balance    How do you balance everything as a parent? Balancing the various aspects of life are so difficult. I’ve written before on finding the balance between being a mom and being you because balancing the demands on you is so jolly difficult. Now if you’re a working mom and […]

Meal Planning

Meal Planning – one of my goals for the year Meal Planning is something I read about all the time and I know its a good idea but I just don’t seem to have enough energy to get my head around it.   I am no expert on this clearly – so I knew that […]

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Momtime – need a timeout or 62 timeouts here are ideas. 

MOMTIME  62 IDEAS  FOR MOM TIME OUT MomTime is desperately important so that you can be the best version of yourself. A car can’t drive without petrol. A TV can’t work with out a power source. A child can’t grow without food. Simply put – you can’t be a great mom can’t be that without […]

Child 1 taught me to raise Child 2  

Child 1 Arrives Child 1 arrived and we were full of theoretical knowledge. I’d read the books (all the books) on having a child and conveyed this information to my husband, we’d been on two parenting courses and I’d filled a notebook with everything I had read or heard.   The notebook had pictures on how […]

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STEP 4: CATERING FOR YOUR PARTY

CATERING – WHERE DO YOU EVEN START Catering for your party can be quite daunting, if you don’t know where to start. It really is quite easy though if you approach it step by step.   My biggest problem here is that I always always over-cater and then send everyone home with left overs. I […]

The Intentional Bookshelf by Samantha Munoz

The Intentional Bookshelf I absolutely love books and so I am always reading and I encourage my children to read. Together we have read a whole lot of books. Our children’s library is one I am very proud of.  However, I do think I need to consider the direction their library is taking and for this […]