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Things to do with kids in Cape Town

Things to do with kids is a hot topic for every parent! Whether during term time or holidays, keeping kids busy & entertained is a constant job. Tristan is not particularly good at playing on his own at home and Read more…


Splish splash I was taking a bath with Himalaya baby shampoo!

As a mom who suffers from eczema I’m very aware of products I use on Tristan. I don’t want anything that will aggravate his skin (not that he is showing any signs of eczema) or mine when I bath him. Read more…


How to parent a threenager part 2

I really didn’t foresee myself writing another post about this topic; how to parent a threenager! This morning was probably one of the worst Tristan and I have had since the curse of the threenager hit us. I actually sat Read more…


Drinking water, eating right and poohing

Some of the other struggles I’m currently having with our threenager is drinking enough water, eating a balanced diet and poohing. In December we saw our paed (the amazing Dr Ashley Wewege) and I mentioned that Tristan sometimes complains of Read more…


How to parent a threenager

If you thought you’d be reading a blog containing the holy grail of parenting techniques for a threenager I’m afraid you’re going to be disappointed. Or will you?Parenting a threenager is the same as anything else with parenting; no one Read more…


No more nappies!

Last night we decided to give Tristan the opportunity to try and sleep without a nappy, and he rocked it! When he started at school this year, being the youngest in his class by a few months, he was still Read more…


Moving Tristan back into his own room

Tristan’s been sleeping in bed with me for around a year now, he’ll be 3 in December and I felt it was time for him to move back to his own room before his birthday. To be honest I felt Read more…


Toddler behaviour

I’m really not sure how to start this, but Tristan has been getting more and more stubborn as the days & weeks pass us by. Maybe it’s him just trying to express his need to make decisions himself, or it’s Read more…


Co-sleeping

When we bought Tristan home from the hospital he spent the first few nights, in a moses basket, next to my bed. Pretty quickly we realised newborns make a LOT of noise when they sleep and my husband was struggling Read more…


Separation anxiety

Today when I dropped Tristan off at the gym creche so I could do my workout, he had a complete meltdown and I (eventually) went to do my workout but felt really saddened by his reaction to my leaving. This Read more…