Entries by Simone

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Awesome Bloss’ems Toy Review

It’s no secret that my kids love toys. Especially little ones, so collectibles are a big hit in my family. When we were asked to do an Awesome Blossems review, I knew my children would be happy to agree. These little Awesome Bloss’ems are suitable for children aged 5 and over, although my two younger […]

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12 Days of Christmas Swap is Back!

It’s our second 12 Days of Christmas gift swap and we are very excited to match you up with a (new) friend this year. It’s a fun way to make a new friend, get into the Christmas spirit, and also shower someone with love. We all know giving is so much more rewarding than receiving, right?

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7 Things You Should Say To Your Husband

I’ve been married for 12 and a half years. Having a husband is the most incredible feeling, the most frustrating “job” and the safest space in the world. Not everyone experiences it that way, and that’s OK. We started dating when I was 18 years old, dated for 4 years before we tied the knot. […]

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Stronger Together

When I started my blogging journey as Mama To The Power of 4, I was not sure if I was strong enough to do this on my own. Guest blogging, and “hiding” behind other brands was easy enough as I didn’t really put my whole life out there for anyone to see, to judge, or have opinions about. But also not be encouraged by, or just feel they’re not alone.

What I’ve Learned Potty Training…Again

Potty training is one of those eternal parenting challenges. Every time moms with babies or little kids get together, someone will bring it up. Someone will have had no trouble at all, while someone else will believe it’s never going to happen. So I’ve made a list of potty training tips I’ve learned this time around. (And hopefully, for the last time!)

I’m Sorry, Am I Apologising Too Much?

At Momentum’s Women’s Event this week, I listened to Elana Afrika tell us how we, as women, have been brought up to say “sorry” and apologise so easily for any little thing, and I thought to myself, “Not me. I’m happy to say sorry when I’m wrong, but I don’t apologise for everything.”

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The Real Cost of Having Kids

Recently I came upon an article about the high cost of raising children. I am a mom of four. I know a little about the costs of raising these tiny ones. But if I truly knew how much children would cost us before we had them, I might have just gotten a dog. Scrap that. Dogs are expensive too. I’d get a plant. A cheap, replaceable plant.