I was already running late. Still, I had to make a quick stop at the supermarket to buy some groceries. “That turned out well”, I thought, as I spent less than ten minutes getting home from the store. I quickly apologized to my kids as I made for the kitchen to prepare dinner. Oh my,… [Read More]
"Kidspiration" focuses on the lessons that my kids have taught me. Here's a testament to the fact that if we are willing, we can learn from anyone.
One of my sons had this toy – a ninjago-like lego. Like all of his toys, I was so sure that this one too would have a short shelf-life. I was not disappointed. In barely a week of play, some parts of the very small toy were missing. If I were to be fair, I… [Read More]
Hiring a domestic staff or any human resource can sometimes be overwhelming. Not like I expect it to be a walk in the park, but I sure wasn’t prepared for all that it entailed. Talk about holding interviews, conducting physical examinations, background checks, referees and the works. I recall the very first time I had… [Read More]
My little munchkins just got back from school. I thought to treat them to a little something special. So I leave them watching TV in the sitting room for a while, go into the kitchen and get on with it. Ofcourse I peeped through the door pin hole from time to time to ensure that… [Read More]
So my two youngest kids (aged 2 and 4 at the time) are taking their bath together while I supervise (you would think that supervising would come easier than actually bathing them myself, think again!). The younger of the two has a knack for often offering unsolicited help. Tonight wasn’t an exception. She offers to… [Read More]
It can be pretty overwhelming to prepare the kids for church. Even with much preparation and division of labour, we almost always barely made it to church in good time. We were through with church service and were on our way home. My husband and I were tired. My children wouldn’t let us be. They… [Read More]