First of all, sorry for the long hiatus! It has been over six months since I last blogged and it’s… Read more To secure or not to secure the bag: the saga of the tooth fairy.
Yes, I really, really did and I have zero regrets! In fact, everyone is happy for it. Let me set… Read more I had a weekend away from my husband and child and I have no regrets…
Opening scene: It is after 7 pm, the day is Sunday March 10th, 2019 and L is getting dressed in… Read more How did I get here?
Carnival in my country is officially over and everyone who took part is in full recovery. It was L’s first… Read more Costume making- Carnival 2019
…make more than one meal at lunchtime. There, I confess! Yes, and here come the mommies all around the world… Read more I admit it, sometimes I…
Yes, I said it. You may be thinking it, but I said it. I know we see some of those… Read more 5 reasons why time away from my son makes me a better mother
This is officially blog post number 50 and I am super proud that I have reached this milestone! It has… Read more Number 50!
I recently decided that I should do what writers are supposed to do; put myself out there. I have not… Read more Anxiety and Writing; this thing called Publishing
I have always been a stickler when it comes to my son’s bedtime routine and I don’t plan to let… Read more Why my child has a set bedtime (and why I don’t care if your child sleeps late)
Well now that we are well into the first term of the school year, we have gotten into a groove… Read more The Schoolwork hurdle-Our new normal (Part 3)
In the last post I spoke about the homework hurdle that we encountered and in this post, I will tell… Read more The Schoolwork hurdle- How I got over the resistance (Part 2)
This is the sixth week of school and wow, have there been a lot of adjustments! For one, L had… Read more The schoolwork hurdle- Homework edition (Part 1)
So if you are a parent you have either read or heard what the experts have to say when it… Read more An ode to screen time
Well, it started off with a sniffle and a bit of tears the moment L slipped on his school shirt… Read more The first week of Primary school: recap
It has been quite a time these past two months at home. Frankly, most of the time has been spent… Read more Two months passed, what have we done?
For some time now L has been making mention of his fear of the dark, but most recently (almost as… Read more Gender roles and Peppa Pig
This post has been a long time coming, I have been mulling it around in my head for so long,… Read more Things not to say to people who only have one child
You may have realised that while I speak about my son quite often I have never posted a picture of… Read more No pictures? No problem!
It is June and the decision has been made. Well, it was basically made for us, but we are actually… Read more Round 3: Accepted. (Primary School Edition)
So it might sound extremely weird, but sometimes I say no to hugs from my son. Meanie mom I am… Read more Why I say no to hugs sometimes
Throughout L’s time in preschool we have had project after project to do, so much that we felt as if… Read more Our crafting adventures (on a budget)
I recently went to an open mic that was extremely open and I was able to listen to people share… Read more Virgin Bride
I walk down the sidewalk, the smells of the city overwhelm me Then I see you coming towards me and… Read more Meeting
Watching as I fall into the pits of hell, but the flames are tame here. I love the heat as… Read more The Fall
[This poem first appeared in Harness magazine] My anxiety and I are best buds. She holds me tight when the… Read more Bosom buddies