one of those tough times

Yesterday the biodads sister came around to fetch Fysh for sushi. My child LOVES sushi and gifts. She bribed him (I’m his mother, only I’m allowed to bribe him) with both but he refused to go with her. I have no idea why, out of that entire family she’s the only one who’s ever actually […]

introduce your family #blogvember

My family is an amazing one, we’re close knit (ish) and live close (ish) together. Shamus (my dad) actually loves with me when he’s in South Africa (usually he’s in Zanzibar) and Fysh likes having gramps stay with us. Most of the time anyway. Mom is like a second mom to Fysh and he’ll happily […]

mommas day 2014

Momma’s day was blissful. This year for mothers day my sister and I decided to take momma out for a canopy walk at Kirstenbosch gardens but when we got there we realised that the walk wasn’t open yet so we decided to postpone the walk to her birthday and just have a picnic in the […]

sibling rivalry

There is no problem that sisters cannot confront, combat, plot against, ignore, make fun of, drown in chocolate sauce or run over with the car… I have always wished my sister and I could get along like that, like those sisters you read about I read about in my books, the kind who are close, […]

welcome to the world Cooper!

my Aussie “sister” gave birth to the squishiest and most adorable kiddo (after Fysh of course) yesterday! Cooper Holmes Drummond arrived at 16:50pm (Aussie time) weighing in at a whopping 4.40kgs and measuring a whole 52cm! after 17 hours of labour Jess was taken in for an emergency c-section and it’s no wonder! BIG BOY! […]