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5 reasons why time away from my son makes me a better mother

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

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Big steps taken!

The New year brought major goal setting, (as my last post spoke about) and one of those included prepping L for Primary School so I wanted to update you guys on the progress he has been making. Our guidance included getting him more familiar with how to hold a pencil, forming letters, reading simple words etc.… Continue reading Big steps taken!

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We have been busy little bees!

Over the Christmas clean-out/de-cluttering period when I was searching online to find the perfect gift for L, somehow Amazon, with its all-knowing powers told me (down-right insisted) that I should get a lovely organizational centre for L as well. So, I spent my hard-earned cash and bought the centre for him and waited with great… Continue reading We have been busy little bees!

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Of Myth and Legends- Part 2

Last time I blogged about some of the more ridiculous bits of advice some of my mommy friends had been told while they were pregnant, and when they had just welcomed a newborn baby into their lives. Today, they will reveal what they did with the 'new-school' info vs the 'old-school' info. How did they… Continue reading Of Myth and Legends- Part 2

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Of Myth and Legend- Trinidad and Tobago Parenting edition- Part 1

Recently I have been having conversations with some mommy friends of mine and I realised that we live in a country that thrives on myths and legends and old wives tales when it comes to pregnancy and raising children. While I would never dismiss the validity of old-school advice or medicine, some of the things… Continue reading Of Myth and Legend- Trinidad and Tobago Parenting edition- Part 1

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When they get sick, you get sick…

I swear I have had the *best* luck of  experiencing so-called 'childhood diseases' as an adult. I got chicken pox in my late 20's and, recently, what we here in Trinidad & Tobago call 'red eye' (essentially pink eye or conjunctivitis). How did I become the recipient of this wonderful malady you ask? My son,… Continue reading When they get sick, you get sick…