Three's A'loud

September 2015 articles


Spilling the beans on child nutrition

I am not a perfect mom.

With that confession out of the way, let me share something I overheard the other day in the line, while I was buying pizza for my kids’ dinner. I was waiting for my order and updating my Facebook status to “Preparing a delicious home cooked dinner for my little monkeys”, when I overheard another mom’s phone conversation. I didn’t mean to eavesdrop, but – we are moms: we are trained to listen much closer when others (usually naughty kids) are whispering…

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Give peas a chance

September 21th is International Day of peace. Such an important day to celebrate. World peace is something we all yearn for but to be honest with you I don’t even think that big – I am just happy if there is some semblance of peace in my own home. Getting 3 kids up, dressed, brushed, bashed and off to school is anything but peaceful. Getting them all home, fed, bathed, swathed and off to dreamland even less so. Which is why you can’t really judge me for having a very Afrikaans-blonde moment and Googling “International day of peas” one evening last week when I started researching this article…

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