Posted in September 2013

Skorts. Remember Them?

Skorts. Remember Them?

When it comes to clothing I am the opposite of a hoarder. I save every love letter, photo and concert ticket but clothes I don’t really get attached to. I’m always giving them away (to my detriment) and will often spend half an hour furiously looking for a top, only to have my husband remind … Continue reading

One Can Never Have Enough Tutus

One Can Never Have Enough Tutus

I’m one of those mothers that avoided buying pink clothes from Day 1. I didn’t care if people called her a boy and I definitely didn’t stick one of those weird headband/clips on her bald little head to indicate gender. I’ve always tried to steer away from the stereotypes but I’m realising now that I’ve … Continue reading

Capetonians! Why the Joburg bashing?

Capetonians! Why the Joburg bashing?

A friend posted a status update on Facebook a few days ago and it went something like this: “Beautiful Spring day in Joburg today – 30 degrees!” and then a photo of his kids playing in the garden or something similar. Oh, that’s nice I thought, yes aren’t we having lovely weather at the moment. … Continue reading

Stress and What it Does to Us

Stress and What it Does to Us

I’ve been thinking a lot about this lately and a few of the blogs I follow have touched on this topic too. So there must be something in the air, a change in seasons that has caused us to look at our lives and question how we’re living them. A few nights ago I stopped … Continue reading

Solving the Macaroni Problem…Tot Nosh

Solving the Macaroni Problem…Tot Nosh

Apparently some kids gorge themselves on broccoli and gobble up peas. Apparently they also snack on salmon and munch on mince. I don’t know where these children are but they are not within a 20 km radius from the Mountain house. We manage breakfast fine because all Rachel eats is Futurelife cereal. And for lunch … Continue reading