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How did I get here?

Opening scene: It is after 7 pm, the day is Sunday March 10th, 2019 and L is getting dressed in his Pajamas after having his shower. As he pulls up his pants he asks, 'Mommy, was I in your belly before I was born?" I answer, 'Yes, honey', thinking this would be the end of… Continue reading How did I get here?

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Costume making- Carnival 2019

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

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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