90’s revivals and pre-teen parenting

Parenting is tough guys. I have unrealistic expectations of what my 10-year old should be doing, and I know that I am way too hard on him. But I’m so worried that if I don’t crack down, that he’s going to end up being a little A-Hole.

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Fit Kidd’s Cradle of Life Adventures

We’ve been catching up on some serious family time and being tourists in our own backyard. It’s taken some time but we finally made our way to Maropeng to explore our origins and it was incredible.

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Fit Kidd iJump Adventures

I’m pretty certain that you’ve come across the iJump revolution that is the leading reason for so many pairs of those yellow socks in your home. Our home hasn’t been spared and I’m pretty pleased about it. Continue reading

The mom curse

Here is what I will never understand, if we are the writers of our own story, why do we let other people dictate how it goes? Why do we let that nasty little voice in the back of our minds tell us what we are going to do? How dare the little demons of doubt claw their way into what you are capable of, and they hide behind our cants.

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Tightening the apron strings

Since Riley was born, I’ve been very careful with how I keep an eye on him. I’ve been so obsessed with privacy and safety that some people on Facebook didn’t even know I had a kid. I’m serious about that one too.  Continue reading

One night in Nieu Bethesda

Eve Palmer said: “At first encounter the Karoo may seem arid, desolate and unforgiving, but to those who know it, it is a land of secret beauty and infinite variety.” If I think back to my first encounter with the Karoo, this couldn’t be more accurate.

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