Archive | Jack

19 December 2010 ~ 1 Comment

First Time Sonlight Order

Before we even had kids, we had decided that we would homeschool. There are a number of different reasons for our decision, but that’s a whole different post on its own We have looked at many different curriculums, and just kept going back to Sonlight. It comes very highly recommended, has a wide variety of [...]

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15 September 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Tantrums galore

We all have them. At least I’m pretty sure that we all have them. Those day/weeks when the kids seem to gang up against you. When you go from one tantrum to another, and just as one calms down.. the other starts. When it feels as though you just want to bash your head against [...]

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17 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments

i know…

Today I learnt a very important lesson. I know why kids see dad as being cooler to hang out with than with mom. I took Kyla to the clinic this morning, leaving Jessie and Jack with b. Just as I start driving home, I get a message from b telling me not to get a [...]

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10 August 2010 ~ 0 Comments


its been a seriously hectic last few weeks! 3 weeks to be exact. our beautiful baby girl is now 3 weeks old! in some ways, i feel as though she has always been here, in others, it feels so brand new still. We have all been going through the adjustment phase. the kids have handled [...]

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12 July 2010 ~ 3 Comments

Pregnancy tales and reactions

We have encountered quite a lot of flack from the general population, about being pregnant with our 3rd. And B was relaying this to a friend of ours. He was duly quite shocked. We have gotten over the stares and comments, but its still quite something to experience. While B was chatting to me about [...]

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10 June 2010 ~ 0 Comments

Hair-cut pics

The kids had their first official hair cuts today. The salon is stunning, completely aimed at kids.On arrival they each choose a DVD and then are taken to their chair. The decor is bright and funky, the mirrors are colourful characters, and the chairs have straps, so busy beans like Jack are kept safe! Jessie [...]

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06 October 2009 ~ 0 Comments

of bikes and boys

sjoe, i thought my heart was going to fail today. raising a boy is so very very different from raising a girl. the risks that they take combined with the mishief that they get up to… its all quite a combo. Long may it last, and hopefully we can give jack a brother to get [...]

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13 August 2009 ~ 0 Comments

where are me?

thats was jessie’s first question when we walked into our dark house tonight. b and i both cracked up! it was too cute. she is growing up so fast that its a bit frightening! she is becomming a little girl before my eyes, no longer a toddler, a beautiful little girl. i am so proud [...]

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26 July 2009 ~ 0 Comments

25months and 9months

yup, its another month gone by already! 9 months seems so old… but jack is still my baby boy! i think he always will be. just as jessie will always be my baby girl! they both continue to grow and develop beautifully! — jessie is talking in full sentences using correct grammar (daddy are you [...]

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15 July 2009 ~ 0 Comments


sjoe! renovationg is HARD work. and im not even the one doing any of the work. In the last 10 days, the house has been painted inside and out, we have had laminate flooring installed downstairs, installed new lights in the lounge and kitchen, the carpets have been cleaned and we have fixed the geyser [...]

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