How to organize for any kind of trip

I don't think I can say this enough: I love making lists. It's just embedded into my soul to make all kinds of lists, and it's always a bonus if I follow through on them 100%. One of my favourite lists to put together is a packing list. Not so much when we were moving … Continue reading How to organize for any kind of trip

Pack for a same-day hospital stay with a toddler

Over the last few weeks, I documented Kid3's surgery journey on my blog. I hope that someone, who might have to go through the same surgery with the same/similar diagnosis, could find information and to some sense comfort, through the posts and feel more content with their own journey. This post is about what I … Continue reading Pack for a same-day hospital stay with a toddler

Our daughter’s diagnosis, surgery and road to recovery: Surgery

And so S-Day came around. We had to be at the hospital at 06H00 to start checking Kid3 in, which meant a very early morning for everyone in our home. HB had to take us first, and then still had to take Kid1 to school. We left home at around 05H30, the kids still sleepy … Continue reading Our daughter’s diagnosis, surgery and road to recovery: Surgery

Our daughter’s diagnosis, surgery and recovery: Diagnosis

Each year, July comes by with a bang. While we still have significant months throughout the year, July seems to be the only consistent one. This year, it was Kid3’s surgery. Sometime in the middle of June, I noticed that her right thumb stayed in a bent position. The first time it was in the … Continue reading Our daughter’s diagnosis, surgery and recovery: Diagnosis

New name, school is back and a little less sanity

I know some of you are thinking, "Hmm, familiar face but I don't recognise the name." It's actually just same old me, but writing from a new blog. I received quite a few messages questioning the drastic changes, with all my old social media accounts disappearing, and the new ones surfacing not long after. My … Continue reading New name, school is back and a little less sanity