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Please may I have an ‘onion’

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At least that is what I heard. And at the time, my 2 year old was snotty and feeling under the weather and I thought ‘wow, he knows that chewing on an onion is good for him.’ I put it down to my mother having taught him, being an avid believer .

The parable of the talents

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My eldest baby spoke about this today. The parable of the talents. Which surprised me because I didn’t know that she knew the story. I am amazed daily by all that she knows. Truly amazed. I shouldn’t be, but I am. I guess I am amazed because the .

The Bonsai Tree

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It arrived in the afternoon and Tafi thought it was a joke. She laughed when she saw it, and asked ‘why would anyone buy you a tree. It’s so small.’ ‘Your dad bought it for me.’ I had replied in amusement. ‘Why?’ She asked again. ‘What are you .

The Blue Velvet Cake

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I don’t consider myself a great baker. I am good, but I do have that odd cake that will not quite come our right. Then there is the mess… and the calories…. so although I am good, I do not do it everyday. I also don’t buy cake that .

7 Activities to keep the kids busy when it is raining

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I have fallen in love with the rain again. Like madly and deeply in love. We have had so much rain in Cape Town this year and it is just beautiful. For a few years it wasn’t raining and we all loved the fact that we had shorter and drier .

Planning for your flight with kids

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Hopefully you read my Travel Sanely with kids post about my recent trip to Botswana with my two. Honestly, I wish the first thing I could tell you when travelling with kids would be ‘Travel lightly’. I am yet to meet any parent with .

How to travel with small kids and not lose your mind

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Is this really possible though? Travelling with small kids without losing your mind? I think it is…. to a degree. One parent/adult and one child is an easily achievable feat. I have travelled with Miss T a number of times and she was a .

Febrile Seizures: My family’s experience

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My family's experience with febrile seizures.

Dealing with Sibling Jealousy

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I suspect jealousy might be a strong or even the wrong word to use, but that’s the closest word I can think of at the moment. My son is learning how to walk, has been for a few weeks now. Whenever he stands up for a long time or he takes a step .

Easter Family Traditions

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Easter has come and gone and we have all moved on to the next public holiday or the next celebrations. For some people, the Easter weekend is a time to reconnect with God. I think churches see a lot more people around Christmas and Good Friday. .