Family, Parenting

Saying goodbye to our Dachshie …

Goodbye to our Daschie

Last night we said goodbye to our boy Dachshund called Pépé… Continue reading “Saying goodbye to our Dachshie …”

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Child Behaviour, Parenting

Can I use the toilet … ALONE?

Parents using toilets ALONE
source: Pinterest

This weekend chatting to a couple of mothers it became blatantly clear, that it’s quite Continue reading “Can I use the toilet … ALONE?”

hylery, Parenting, Toddlers

School is OUT! Things to do with your toddler

School Break - Things to do

I’m stunned at how quickly we have come to the end of the first school term. Our son has certainly achieved so much this term, still that we’re already at the point that we need to have some idea of how our son will be kept active.

If that doesn’t happen, I am sure hubby will not be a happy camper as he works from home.

What have you got planned?

Continue reading “School is OUT! Things to do with your toddler”

Family, Father and Son, Parenting, School, Toddlers

Why it’s important to develop your child’s ball skills…

Child development ball skills

Our son has been on holiday for a week now, we survived it somehow with little to no complaints of being bored or being asked to go to school. When he asks to go to school, it’s a clear Continue reading “Why it’s important to develop your child’s ball skills…”

Hiking, School

Hiking Hennops Trails with 4 year olds …

Hiking Trail
Hiking Trail

This past weekend our son’s class mom arranged a fantastic get together for the parents and their kids at Hennopstrails. It’s one of those places we tend to drive past not taking too much notice of it. It’s literally a short drive (less than 45 minutes) from Joburg a real Continue reading “Hiking Hennops Trails with 4 year olds …”

Beginnings, Education, Experiences, Family, Parenting, School, SchoolBreak

BAcK to schooL

Back to School
Back to School

Term 2 started yesterday and I say that with a sigh of relief … not just for me but I think too for our young man! Last week he was already asking Continue reading “BAcK to schooL”

Child Support, Parenting, Potty Training

Getting over bedwetting …

On the throne like a pro
On the throne like a pro

Almost a year back I blogged about how our son needed to be potty trained before he started at his new school this year. You can catch up here 🙂 By the end of 2015 he was very trained. The only challenge, Continue reading “Getting over bedwetting …”

Age 3, Education, Family, Parenting, Tantrums, Toddlers

Our son .. and his fake crying!

SONY DSCThe young man has developed a rather annoying habit, if he doesn’t get his way … then it’s all tears that get switched on and off so quickly, Continue reading “Our son .. and his fake crying!”

Beginnings, Firsts, hylery, Milestone, Parenting, Show and Tell

Show and Tell .. oh wow!

My Family
My Family

It’s been 4 weeks today that our young man started at his new school and I will be the first to state that I’m so sold on the school and Continue reading “Show and Tell .. oh wow!”

Eating, Food, hylery

Son’s bored with school lunch …

source : pinterest
source : pinterest

I don’t know how your kids are about eating lunch, specifically school lunch. Our young man won’t eat sarmies/sandwiches. At school they get sarmies at tea-break with either jam or peanut butter or whatever is going for the week. I recall his teacher last year commenting how our young man tried it once and refused to eat it again.

Since then we’ve packed lunches for him .. Continue reading “Son’s bored with school lunch …”