Lessons my mama left behind

Asalaams everyone! I’m sure you all are wondering what cave I crawled out of as I haven’t posted in a while, but I felt ready to start blogging again, and if ever there were a better topic then this would be it. If you follow me on Instagram, then you would know that about a…

Raising Free Spirits

I have a confession to make, my kids scare me sometimes, not in a creepy kid laughter in the middle of the night kind of way, but rather in that they are so fearless that I don’t know how to handle it. By nature, my mother will tell you that I was her cheekiest child,…

First day at the grind :RECAP

Hello everyone! Hope this finds you well, that your first day back at work went well, that the first day back to school went off without a hitch and that life is just treating you so awesomely! This week thus far was a first for our little family, with Dumpling going to his carer, Cupcake…

Traffic Tips with Toddlers

Asalaams Everyone! Compliments of the season! Hope that your holiday was filled with many festive memories and laughter, I contemplated what my first post for 2018 should be when I realized that schools officially start next week. This means that it is back to the nightmare that is Cape Town traffic with my toddlers *collective…

Baby Showers & why you should celebrate that birthday

Hi everyone! Hope you all are sliding towards the holidays, tying up the last odd ends at work before going all festive! This year has been super tough and filled with so much change, that all I am really looking forward to is some good ole rest and relaxation. (As I say that out loud…

Kids School Confession

Aslms everyone!! Jumuah Mubarak to you and yours on this very confusing Summer day, with hot temperatures and cold winds. I have a confession to make….. I love that my kids are in school! Now before you wonder if its because I get to have some me time then nope, you are totally wrong. You…

Dumpling turned 1!

Salaam everyone! Hope that you all are well, Yesterday Dumpling turned 1!!! Like what?! He went from being a fraction to one whole number and I am in total shock at how quickly time is flying. As I sat yesterday, I thought back to when he was born, the uncertainty I felt about having 2…

Boys will be boys is BS!

Hi everyone! Hope that you all are well and ready for the weekend, Being a mom of just boys, there is a phrase that makes me want to literally just scratch my eyes out and climb walls, what is that beautiful phrase you ask? BOYS WILL BE BOYS. *insert crazy screaming, table-flipping* Now before you…

What 5 years of Marriage has taught me

Hi everyone, Hope that everyone is enjoying the super confusing weather that we have been having in Cape Town lately, I on the other hand, am loving the brief spurts of rain, although I do wish that I could spend that time under the covers. Last month Superman and I celebrated our 5 year wedding…

I have failed as a Mother

Asalaams everyone! So today is one of those days that I actually ended up crying all the way from dropping my kids off, at the garage, in the office parking and then at my desk. Why you ask? Because today has made me feel like I have failed as a mother. If you have ever…