When Mama Falls Down

Their knees are covered in bruises and scratches. Exploring that great big world (garden, driveway and every cupboard in my kitchen) often results in bumps, bruises and tears. As mommies, it is our privilege to bend down, scoop them up and kiss it better before we send them on their next discovery mission. But what … Continue reading When Mama Falls Down

11 Easy Ways to Love Your Husband (Even When Life is Crazy Busy!)

It’s his birthday and he’s on my mind. I love him, he knows that, but do I SHOW him that? Life is crazy with two little ones, work, home renovations, social commitments etc. so we don’t have many opportunities to do the whole lengthy, meaningful one-on-one time together (sigh) but what we DO have is … Continue reading 11 Easy Ways to Love Your Husband (Even When Life is Crazy Busy!)

5 Ways Stikeez Are an Awesome Teaching Tool

He loves them. These things can actually make him sit still – wow! But wait, there’s more… These strange-looking, kind of adorable and creepy little toys are actually really useful for developing certain skills when placed in the sticky (and oh-so-precious) hands of a three-year-old. Before we get into it, I hereby state that I … Continue reading 5 Ways Stikeez Are an Awesome Teaching Tool

Worship Music, Red Lights and How They Changed My Parenting

He’s three. He doesn’t stop moving. Totally normal – healthy too (I think!) But as a result, we don’t sit and chat much – we do get a chance at lunch but I’m usually too busy battling with my one-year-old (trying to get her to eat) to engage in meaningful conversations with my boy who … Continue reading Worship Music, Red Lights and How They Changed My Parenting

Goodbye “Happy New Year” and What I Wish For You Instead

Picture Credit Today was the first of January 2017, wanna know how it started? It started with a screaming (and sick) baby waking us up before 5am after a night of broken sleep. Then, just as I was rubbing the sleep out of my scratchy eyes, the screaming (and sick) baby leant over, grabbed my … Continue reading Goodbye “Happy New Year” and What I Wish For You Instead

Making time for HIM when you’re raising little ones

My son was about 3 weeks old when it hit me. I missed my husband. I mean, don’t get me wrong, he was available and an amazing hands-on dad, but with the addition of our little man, the sleepless nights that followed his arrival and the constant attention he needed from us, we had very … Continue reading Making time for HIM when you’re raising little ones