Kids make you accept so much more…

Before becoming a parent, there were things that I just couldn’t deal with. You know the stuff I’m talking about – body fluids, attitude, life. The more I get into this parenting thing, the more I realise that I am a helluva lot more tolerant than initially thought….. Adulting is rough, but yeeeoow, parenting can be […]

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Bring back the love

In every relationship there comes a time when things quieten down, the honeymoon period diminishes and we sink into a level of comfort outing all those attentive details to the side. Often, this will occur after a new little bundle arrives into the household, and the arrival of said little critter (or critterS!) can throw […]

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Comparison is the thief of joy

I sat glued to a screen, dreaming of a beautifully styled home, looking at the photos of my friend sharing images with his partner and daughter as they enjoy a delicious dinner together, reading another friends’ gushing over how blessed she is to have her partner who showers her with flowers regularly, and seeing images […]

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Living simply versus simply living

Minimalism is becoming a craze, like chia seeds and kale, it’s a topic on screens, lips and in homes everywhere. Personally, I have a strong distaste for the term “minimalism” as a way of choosing to live, as I am involved in groups online that have people who are afraid of living to their own […]

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I’m that mum..

I’m that mum that looks in the mirror and sees the reflection of a shadow of her former self, the body before kids that she took for granted; who touches the marks left behind from child bearing; that is greeted by the vision of no longer perky boobs, dimples in her thighs and bum, and […]

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