This is how sleep deprived I really am: The other night around 4am chez Met Mum. Sudden noises. Commotion. Someone switches on the bedside lamp. I blink. The husband passes me something heavy. I blink again. A heavy bag of potatoes. What did he just say? Me: ‘Potato chips? You want me to make potato […]
My husband is away for the weekend. Both kids have been bathed, fed and tucked into bed by seven o’clock last night. This morning we all had breakfast, I had a shower (wahey!) and a load of laundry is now rumbling in the washing machine. And here I am, feeling smug like Superwoman (and also […]
Big M is growing a moustache. All for a good cause and all limited to the month of November. Thank God for that – I’m no fan of kissing a cactus. Here’s what it’s all about (in Big M’s words):
Having a new baby kind of throws you off a little (a lot!) And so it happened that I completely missed Gangnam Style – a Korean dance craze that apparently even got Madonna and Britney Spears moving like morons. It might not be news to you, but I sincerely enjoy this. Ahhh, living on two […]
Seven weeks into life as a mother of two, and I am back on my feet. Wobbly feet, maybe, but still.
So. I haven’t really been bothered by my baby flab so far. It’ only been four and a half weeks, and from initially 17 kilos more on the scales, I am already down to a mere seven kilos maternal surplus. Partly thanks to breastfeeding, but mostly down to losing my appetite and being too tired […]
You unmistakably are a new mum if…
Our newest family member has arrived last Wednesday. The birth was an amazing experience (more on that later), and I arrived home on a high on Saturday.
Can you read the look on my face? It says ‘I’ve had enough’. I am 38 weeks and three days today and only a few days away from my planned C-section. Amazing to think that my last pregnancy was exactly four weeks longer than this one – and that it didn’t really bother me back […]
One of the many nice things of having girls is being able to dress them up nicely. Luckily, little L is very much into dresses and cute stuff, i.e. I have a willing victim to try any sartorial ideas on.