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Baby Shower Game Ideas

Baby Shower Game Ideas

Are you busy organizing a baby shower for someone special? Part and parcel of  a baby shower , along with all the presents and baby shower cakes, is to play fun baby shower games. Here are some great baby shower games ideas to make a special friend’s baby shower even …

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Baby Shower Cakes

Baby Shower Cakes

Organizing a baby shower for a friend or family member can be great fun. Along with all the silly baby shower games, one of the best things to organize is the cake! Baby Shower Cakes can make a baby shower extra special and memorable for mommy to be and the …

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Goodbye Grandpa

Goodbye Grandpa

The time has come to say Goodbye Grandpa. My grandpa, James Fairbrother, passed away at 9pm on Sunday evening after falling ill with pneumonia. At 92 years old he lived a long and productive life. He was a very special man that will be missed by many. Kind messages have …

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To My Mom: 10 Things I Want You to Know

To My Mom

To My Mom, Mother’s Day is coming up in a month and here are some things I want you to know. 1 I’m sorry for hurting you and not understanding your love. My teenage years were rocky to say the least. For a long time I thought you were out …

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Why so Bitchy Mama?

Why so Bitchy Mama?

All I ask is why so bitchy mama? I can’t understand it. Most mothers I come into contact with are lovely, supportive and friendly people. There is however a breed of mommy that I think of as the bitchy mamas. There seems to be certain sites that draw these bitchy …

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Actually I’m NOT pregnant

Actually I'm NOT Pregnant

Thank you for all the congratulations and well wishes I receive at least once a week… but actually I’m not pregnant! ‘ This is just my body after birth, I’ve had 2 babies and this is the end result. I am well aware that it’s time to get my sexy …

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Mommies What’s for Supper?

I hate the daily question of What’s for Supper? I don’t know about other moms but having to cook a nutritious, tasty meal every day takes its toll on me. I run out of ideas and leave things to the last minute. When the end of the work day approaches …

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Those Mommy Mornings

Those Mommy Mornings

If you are a mommy you know those mommy mornings I am talking about. It seems things either go smoothly (or as close as possible) or everything goes horribly wrong! Last night was a no-sleep night with our teething 1 year old. He woke up numerous times while hubby and …

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The Childcare Dilemma

The Childcare Dilemma

In theory childcare is an easy thing to take care off. When I was pregnant the thought of childcare wasn’t a problem. Just have the baby, work from home with the baby for as long as possible and then send her to day care, easy right? No, not really. Putting …

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Toddler Chores

Toddler Chores

Giving your toddler chores around the house from an early age will make it easier for them to complete tasks in future. Here are some ideas for age appropriate chores for toddlers: Packing away toys Putting clothes in wash basket Sweeping the floor Setting the table for meals Clearing the …

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Potty Mouth Mommy

Potty Mouth Mommy

I realised recently that I am a Potty Mouth Mommy. This came about when my 3 year old daughter was playing with her toys while I was doing dishes, she ran along and dropped the ball… and said “Oh shit”. I need to be really honest here and look at …

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The Barbie Obsession

The Barbie Obsession

Shortly after my daughter being moved from the baby class (3 months – 2 yrs old) to the next class at her crèche she came home with a Barbie obsession. Up until that moment I had never mentioned Barbie and she had not come across her, in movies or any …

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Rich and Creamy Mushroom Soup

Rich and Creamy Mushroom Soup

There is nothing better than a yummy, rich and creamy mushroom soup! This was my first ever attempt at making soup and I decided to start with mushroom because it is my absolute favourite. It turned out beautifully. My husband even enjoyed it and he doesn’t like soup! I made …

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Weaning: Smells Like Cabbage!

The weaning process is nearly complete. It has not been an easy week so far, but things are getting better. I got Dostinex from my doctor on Tuesday: a course of 4 pills, one every 12 hours which dries up the milk. I was instructed not to feed my son …

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School Holidays are How Long?

school holidays are how long

School holidays are how long? Much to my dismay close on 5 weeks. The last 4 weeks have been almost impossible to get through. I have my own business, I have a fully equipped baby room in our office with a cot, sleeper couch, pram, toys… everything a mom could …

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