Carnival in my country is officially over and everyone who took part is in full recovery. It was L's first year taking part in Carnival festivities in Primary school and of course we were tasked with the job of making his costume. The theme sent home by the teachers was 'Flora and Fauna of Trinidad… Continue reading Costume making- Carnival 2019
...make more than one meal at lunchtime. There, I confess! Yes, and here come the mommies all around the world looking at me with arched eyebrows and shaking their heads. Yes, I make a different meal sometimes for my son and I confess to this horrendous crime. Lock me up! But before you put me… Continue reading 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 oh so picture perfect bloggers posting about how blessed they are to be around their children 24/7, and how that makes them a better person, but I am going to say that the slight opposite… Continue reading 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 not always been an easy time juggling real life and trying to stay on track (and frankly there were weeks at a time when I fell off the tracks), but I do the best I… Continue reading Number 50!
I have always been a stickler when it comes to my son's bedtime routine and I don't plan to let up anytime soon. You see, he has always had what I see as an 'early' bedtime from since birth. Of course, taking into account the fact that newborns sleep when they want, I took the… Continue reading 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 of sorts when it comes to learning. We have surmounted that learning curve and got to a new normal that works for all of us. Our new normal now consist of the following: Introducing work… Continue reading 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 you how I actually have been working through the resistance. Every single time we presented work to L he groaned and whined and it was always a fight to get him to do anything. Honestly,… Continue reading The Schoolwork hurdle- How I got over the resistance (Part 2)