My proverbial death

Well in 2016, I took a leap in faith and decided that if it is in God's plan for us to have another baby then we will. I left it in God's hands. I am a control freak but this was the one decision that I knew I couldn't make on my own. I needed …

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When you live up to your name…

Do you know what your child's name means? Did you choose it or did you give someone else the honour of naming your child or children? Did you choose his/her name before they were born? Or are you one of those parents who waited until your child was born, to see what "name" they looked …

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Stop and play with the bubblewrap

Sometimes we get so busy and forget to just enjoy our present situations and be grateful for our blessings. Dudie and I are in a foul space. We are constantly bickering and quite frankly I'm not sure why. I am concerned that it may have something to do with the impending arrival of the resident …

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Japanese teaches MANNERS before KNOWLEDGE

I saw this over on the Mumetoes facebook page and it got me thinking. Dudie is currently finishing off Grade 1. If I think about the beginning of this year , how my child came home one day in a flat spin because he is starting to write weekly tests. This was a MAJOR thing for Dudie. …

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Is your child armed and ready?

I found this post  on "The MOM Diaries" I Lost My 3 Year-Old While Playing Hide And Seek PLUS Safety Tips! Reading that headline - My heart sank. Now I have not personally had such an experience (hopefully I will not) but it can HAPPEN to ANYONE. Kids are fast and incredibly creative/inventive/sneaky/escape artists etc... I …

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