• Lunching with good friends at the Yard in the Silo District

    lunching good friends yard silo district

    It’s been a while since I caught up with my girlfriends. Well more than a year to be exact. The weirdest thing is we all live in and around Cape Town. You see we all have busy schedules that is overflowing with work, kids, households etc. So, setting time aside for a meetup with friends is not always easy.

    And I get it, hence what I wrote in my previous blog post about finding balance.

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    Date Night: Couples Massage at MyMassage

    date night couples massage mymassage

    Life has been a little crazy of late and my husband and I kept on putting time for ourselves on the back burner. Although we had the odd hour or two of alone time; a proper date night was long overdue. With so much tension in our muscles, the complimentary offer from MyMassage came just at the right time. So we ditched the usual dinner and movie date and opted for a couples massage.

    This was our first couples massage and Brent was very open to the idea. More so, that he was in desperate need to de-stress. Also trying new things as a couple is a good thing and much needed for our relationship.

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    Liar, liar, pants on fire! Why children tell lies

    liar liar pants fire children tell lies

    Let’s face it we all tell little white lies now and then. Whether it is to protect our children or not to harm someone else’s feelings – we do it.

    But what happens if the lies are constant … more like compulsive lying.

    Even worse what if it’s a child that is constantly lying about everything and anything. You would assume that children are naturally truthful. Well so you would think, turns out it is not the case.

    Today my daughter came home from school pretty devastated. She and her friends are at wits end with one particular friend’s lies.

    So when your child comes home and vents her anger and frustration about the current situation – you listen.

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    Outnumbered by three females: A thank-you message to my husband ahead of Father’s Day

    outnumbered three females thankyou message husband fathers day

    “Shuffle the deck and deal the cards.”  “Come on girls; stop peeping at each other’s cards!”   This I overheard from the other room as you were trying to explain to our girls how to play rummy. They were so excited as you taught them this new skill. With it came so much laughter, questions and the obvious complaints of the one trying to peep at the other ones hand.

    Moments like these, make my heart melt.

    I’m not going to get all soppy and I know that you are very modest but I want to give credit where credit is due.

    I knew you were going to be an amazing dad even before our children were born. I have fond memories of how overprotective you were over my pregnant belly. Upon finding out the gender, you were so content.  Not once did you say “I wish we are expecting a boy”.

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    Happy Birthday, Mother Dearest

    happy birthday mother dearest

    Today is your birthday. I feel truly honoured to wish you on this very special day.

    Born under the astrological sign, Taurus of which the zodiac symbol is the bull, it clearly defines your personality.  A strong and resilient woman who continues to soldier on to overcome so many obstacles in your life. You stand firm in your believes and values and has taught this to us in word and deed.

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