Parenting

My take on the joys and difficulties of being a parent, here I am not pretending to know it all… at all just trying to figure it out like every other parent on the planet and have some fun doing it. :)

When your baby falls – Yes I said WHEN and not if!

A little while ago I was complaining that Daniel kept falling and that my heart could not cope. It is so hard isn’t it? Someone responded to my complaint and said “Babies are designed for falling, don’t worry he will be fine”. This statement should go under the list of things to NOT say to a mom after her baby has fallen. No matter how true the statement may be. (more…)

Mini’s, Super Animals, Stickeez – Let’s look at the benefits of collecting things for kids

When Checkers announced a week or two ago that the Mini’s 2 collection would be coming out my heart sank. Another collection I thought, I know a lot of parentings are feeling pressure from their children. Us included, pressure to stop at a specific shop. Pressure to purchase in batches of R150, (more…)

First tooth traditions

Cutting teeth is positively traumatic, and obviously the first tooth is the worst. I can definitely relate to why the first tooth is celebrated, we worked really hard to get there you know? And by that I mean that mom and dad suffered many a sleepless night.  As you could have guessed Daniel cut his very first tooth this weekend. We slept very little, and celebrated with pancakes. (more…)

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