home and design, motherhood

How to declutter right now – 20 ways

I’ve always been a cheerleader for minimalism. I like the idea of keeping it simple, basic and to the point. Whatever that may be. And then I watched the documentary Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things. It’s been six months and I am still following the basic guidelines to decluttering my life and subsequently, my mind.

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motherhood

Georgie’s first day at school – and a separation anxiety tip

I’m still tripping over the fact that Georgie put on a uniform one morning last week and is now a Primary school student… I barely got any sleep the night before and ran around like a crazy person in the morning being over-dramatic about everything and failing to  take a single good photo. And then to top things off, Georgie experienced a bit of separation anxiety.

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in the kitchen, motherhood

Lunchbox containers: My top picks

This weekend, between going to Comic Con and enjoying my last mind-numbing late night Netflix moments before Georgie starts school, I did some research on lunchbox containers. I’ve been telling myself I should get Georgie a really good one since last year but I haven’t been able to make up my mind. Take a look at my top picks and tell me what you think.

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let's play, motherhood

BABYCUP- First Cups for little teeth

When I first saw what was in the little package we had received for James, I laughed. As if, I thought to myself, there was the slightest chance my rascal of a 14-month old would hold a cup with water AND drink from it nonetheless. Well, let me tell you, I love it when I’m totally and completely wrong about something!

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let's play, motherhood

After-school schedule: Yay or nay?

Every year towards the end of August, I feel the dire need to organise, to sort myself out, mentally and physically. You see, September is my January. That time of year when I make some much-needed life adjustments/resolutions that simply work wonders for a highly-stressful individual such as myself who thrives on a rigid and specific routine. This year I’m thinking of implementing an afternoon one for Georgie. What do you think? Do your kids have after-school schedules?

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