step parenting

Flashback Friday: Two Oceans Aquarium Visit

I’d love to share some photographs I took on one of our first family outings way before the Little One was born. The Two Oceans Aquarium is situated at the V & A Waterfront in Cape Town, South Africa. I love visiting the aquarium and recently visited Sea World at Ushaka Marine World in Durban… Continue reading Flashback Friday: Two Oceans Aquarium Visit

Affirmations · step parenting

Step Parenting Affirmations

My step parenting journey has not been as tumultuous as some of you may have experienced with your step child/ren. We met before she started formal schooling and have been quite close ever since. It was extremely difficult to say goodbye to her earlier this year and I’ve spent many nights in tears, because I… Continue reading Step Parenting Affirmations

Blogmas

On The 9th Day Of #Blogmas – My Kids’ Christmas Wishlist

I know it’s the tenth day of #blogmas already, but as you probably know there have been floods in my area and this has affected our internet line so I couldn’t post anything yesterday. So I’m here and ready to redeem myself and get back on track for #blogmas. Here’s a photograph of the floods… Continue reading On The 9th Day Of #Blogmas – My Kids’ Christmas Wishlist

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On The Sixth Day Of #Blogmas – A Collaboration and A Free Printable Letter To Santa

This is my first ever collaboration with another blogger and who better than the lovely and sweet Sareena from All Of Me Beauty. Just a little bit about Sareena – She’s a fashion, makeup and lifestyle blogger from the UK. She has some really awesome giveaways that I would totally enter if I were in… Continue reading On The Sixth Day Of #Blogmas – A Collaboration and A Free Printable Letter To Santa

Printables

Getting To Know Your Child or Stepchild Questionnaire + Free Printable

This was a post I wanted to post yesterday for Step mom Sunday, but getting to know your child isn’t restricted to step mothers or step parents. Taking interest in your child is a daily exercise and shouldn’t stop even when they are adults. Here are a few questions you can ask your child to… Continue reading Getting To Know Your Child or Stepchild Questionnaire + Free Printable

Parenting · step parenting

Stepmom Sunday: Tween Girl Gift Basket Ideas

I’m quite excited to write and share this post with you. I’m quite birthday obsessed as you may have read in Giraffe House First Birthday Party  and The Birthday Party That Wasn’t. So I when my step daughter’s birthday came around earlier this month I had to celebrate it in some way. She is living… Continue reading Stepmom Sunday: Tween Girl Gift Basket Ideas

Printables · step parenting

Step Child Interview + Free Printable

Communication is key in developing a positive relationship with your step child/ren. It’s been a bit difficult or different on the communication front with me and my step daughter, because she lives far away. I came up with ten questions to bring us closer and guage where we are in our relationship. I asked her… Continue reading Step Child Interview + Free Printable