10 Things no one tells you about having a second child

Oh Hi! Did you just have your second kid? Or maybe you are thinking of having one. I did, about 2 years ago and I’m still standing to tell the story! No, like literally, I’m standing. Here are 10 things no one will tell you about having your second child. No lady, you will not be spouting an extra pair of hands – Yes dear woman it is true….you may have just birthed another little thing that’s going to turn your world upside down. Your body though expects you to cope with the same two hands and maybe once in … Continue reading 10 Things no one tells you about having a second child

8 ways to encourage creativity in your kids

My older son is 5 and a half, so I’m not going to tell you how I raised creative children, because I don’t know if my children are going to be creative 5 years down. What, I do know is that right now they are curious, inquisitive and use the word explore a thousand times a day, and I’d like to keep it that way as long as I can. In my post on ‘Why I choose to raise creative children‘, I spoke about the why’s of creativity how I think it’ll impact children and the difference it will make … Continue reading 8 ways to encourage creativity in your kids

How we weaned from nursing to sleep at 2 years

Once you are a mom, there’s two milestones to everything – there is the first time you do everything and there’s the last time you do it. The beautiful thing about the first time is that you usually know it, you savour it, you linger on it, you cherish it, you make it last, you carefully file it away under memories for life that you will always look back upon as magical and miraculous. The first time you gave birth, the first time you held those tiny little fingers and toes in our hands and looked into those big, trusting … Continue reading How we weaned from nursing to sleep at 2 years