My little man is 6 months old

I know I am a little late with this post but it must be said that my little man turned 6 months old last Thursday!!!

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Parks and Recreation

I have lived in our area since I moved to Jozi a little over 10 years ago and we have been married for a little over 9 years.  We used to live in a two bedroom townhouse in an upstairs unit.  Hannah never really had much space to play around in and we used to wonder if there was a park in our area that we could take her to so that she could ride her bike and just run around and let off some steam. Continue reading

The kidlets are sick

On Sunday Eli got up and he didn’t seem himself and I wasn’t feeling great as well.  I told N that I wasn’t going with him to church and Eli can stay with me and we’ll rest for the afternoon. After Hannah and N left for church I took Eli to put him down for a nap and he just wouldn’t nap.  He was niggly which is very out of character for my usually happy boy. Continue reading

Bread and Butter Pudding

When I think of bread and butter pudding, I am taken back to my childhood and to my mom’s youngest sisters home.  My mom’s sister is the type of person who will not let you leave her home without having something to eat and I have a sneaky suspicion that bread and butter pudding was her go to dish that she could whip up quickly for tea time especially when guests turned up unannounced.

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Sibling Challenges

Hannah has always been a mix of character and can be incredible sweet now and become incredible miserable over the next few seconds and one of the things that she uses most to irritate you is a whiny cry.

Since the beginning of this year I have been having these screaming matches almost daily for little things that she just wont do.  She knows the routine and that we need to be ready every morning for school but I still have to call her at least five times before a simple thing like brushing her teeth gets completed.  Being 8 months pregnant in the midst of the summer just added to my frustration.

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