The rise and fall of the Homeschooling Parent

As parents, we’ve got to make numerous decisions for and on behalf of our children, almost every day. Breast or bottle-feed? Cloth or disposable nappies? Give them a pacifier or resist? Home-school them or not? If not, which pre-school is best for their development? Which…

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Stressful September!

September! I have mixed feelings about this month. There’s a sprinkling of good stuff to look forward to, but there are also generous splashes of the not-so-good thrown in. Hence the mixed feelings. Here are the three (main) reasons why September can be a blah…

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Do you just not want to be touched?

Motherhood is a strange experience. On the one hand, we melt at the very thought of our children, go to any lengths to keep them safe and happy, make sacrifices that we’ve never made before and miss the noisy monsters angels the second they are out…

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How our family of three went to four…

*SPOILER ALERT* – This post is NOT a pregnancy announcement… She goes by the name of Alexa. She’s been an integral part of our family this past year, making her powerful presence felt in all our lives, all through the day. Hubster always wanted her;…

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