• The Little Swimmer Who Could
  • The Most Important Lesson I’ve Taught My Kids
  • 37 Lessons From the Internet
  • A Letter to my Children About Fifty Shades of Grey
  • A letter to YOU.
  • A Thank You Letter to my daughter’s Kindergarten Teacher.
  • Raising a Mighty Girl
  • The Day My Jewish Kids Met Santa Claus.
  • The Day I Became a Mother
  • Damn you, Barbie!
  • Sometimes, being Mama ain’t all that.
  • The best love letter I’ve ever received
   

{GIVEAWAY & REVIEW} Disney On Ice: Treasure Trove

Just FYI, I was given tickets for my family and I to enjoy Disney On Ice, however, all opinions and experiences are my own and I have not been paid for this review. Last night, I was surrounded by little Buzz Lightyear, Minnie Mouse, Little Mermaid, Princess Jasmine and Peter Pan lookalikes. My senses were… Read More

The “Perfect” Spray Tan

(An unexpected Life Lesson)

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“Here ya go, just undress and put this on”, she nonchalantly said as she handed me a minuscule ziploc bag which contained what looked suspiciously like a tissue. “Um, by undress, do you mean all my clothes?”, I stammered, nervously and naively hoping I was misunderstanding her words. “Of course! But don’t worry, you will… Read More

The Tween Parent’s Tug-o-War

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Miss M is officially a tween. At eleven, she is beginning to show little hints of the woman she will one day be. Time has chiseled away at her face and is, startlingly quickly, revealing beautiful, angular cheekbones where chubby cheeks once were. Without me realising, she has grown in stature and is nearly as… Read More

Mornings With Kids Are No Fairy Tale.

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This morning, I woke up half an hour early, organised breakfasts, made school lunches and folded laundry. Feeling unusually ahead of my game and positive about the day ahead, I went to wake the kids. Mary Poppins-like, I woke the kids with smiles and kisses (everything short of scampering animated squirrels, I kid you not)…. Read More

37 Lessons From the Internet

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The internet is an incredible resource for learning. Also for watching wedding flash mobs and cats falling over. These 37 lessons are what I learned from the internet this week.   If you liked this post, please share it with your friends using the icons below, and I’ll love you intensely if you comment, so please don’t be shy… Read More

The Masturbation Conversation

The masturbation discussion came sooner than I expected. A hilarious story at They Call Me Mummy

Masturbation. This word strikes fear in the heart of most parents. It’s the kryptonite of the parenting fraternity. When most parents look at their children, the last thing they want to think about is that they – gulp – masturbate. Because there seem to be such taboos connected with this topic, many parents are unaware… Read More

What I’ve Learned… (A Roundup)

Kids take us literally

        Today I want to share with you my last two weeks’ weekly columns at BonBon Break Magazine. In a series called, “What I’ve Learned…”, I explore the little lessons motherhood throws at me each week. I hope you’ll enjoy them! Two weeks ago, I wrote about how we speak to our kids using accidental… Read More