Motherhood and Family

Candice Strauss

How I treat my kids as individuals

How I treat my kids as individuals

When I look at my 2 boys, I can immediately see they are not alike. Despite the fact that they look different, they laugh, love and play differently. The way they dress  is also different and I am...

Sago Pudding

Sago Pudding

With winter coming, our family loves having warm puddings on a Sunday afternoon. I thought I’d share my ultimate favorite recipe with you and hope you will enjoy it too. Sago Pudding 250 ml sago 1...

My 10 best school holiday activities

My 10 best school holiday activities

10 Best School Holiday Activities to Keep Your Kids Entertained at Home Every school holiday,  parents are left scratching their heads, wondering how to keep kids occupied while they’re at home. If...

Self-care

Self-care

If I look back at myself 6 years ago, ‘self care’ activities were not important to me.  Being a working mom at that time, I didn’t see the necessity to go for a walk, eat properly or even just take...

Self Love

Self Love

Before a person is able to practice self-love, we need to understand what it means. Self-love is a state of appreciation for yourself that grows from actions that support your physical,...

Why do we celebrate Christmas?

Why do we celebrate Christmas?

Christians, all over the world  celebrate Christmas in honour of the birth of Jesus Christ. Various Christmas traditions have been associated with the celebration of Christmas, and different...

Glasses for your kid

Glasses for your kid

Finding out your child needs to wear glasses can be upsetting and overwhelming -- even if you suspected an eye issue. Finding a good optometrist or ophthalmologist is the first step in helping your...

Easy bread recipe

Easy bread recipe

7 cups of cake flour  4 cups of lukewarm water  1 packet of yeast  10ml salt    Mix all the ingredients together. Allow to proof in a warm place for approximately 1 hour.  Bake at 160 degrees...

ADHD and our experience

ADHD and our experience

ADHD and how we coped with it  What is ADHD? Definition: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition that affects people's behaviour. People with ADHD can seem restless, may have...

Miljoeners Sjokolade Koek

Miljoeners Sjokolade Koek

Bestandele : 4 Eiers 250ml suiker  250ml koekmeel 10ml bakpoeier  65ml kakao Knippie sout  125ml kookwater  125m sonneblom olie 1 blik ideal melk  125 ml suiker  200g neut sjokolade +- 60 ml melk ...

Bullying: How to help your kids

Bullying: How to help your kids

Getting bullied is a traumatic experience. It reduces self-esteem, leaves kids feeling depressed and anxious and can have long-term effects.  Why do kids torture each other this way? It’s normal for...

I am Woman

I am Woman

Happy Women’s Month to all the beautiful women out there. The month of August is when we celebrate being a woman and empower and encourage one another.   I personally feel that everyday should be...

Meals for kids

Meals for kids

Generally children are happy and content when their tummies are full!!! I believe our children should like the food they eat. I love cooking for my boys and it warms my heart to see them...

Talk to your kid about COVID-19

Talk to your kid about COVID-19

Feeling overwhelmed in these uncertain times is tough on us as adults so imagine how our children must be feeling. Since March 2020 when the pandemic started in Namibia, they have been going through...

Kids party must have’s

Kids party must have’s

Kiddies party must haves Planning a party for your kids?  Here is a list of must-haves that will make it much easier for you to plan. Start with your budget, since that will determine what you can...

My kitchen must have’s

My kitchen must have’s

It doesn't matter what size it is, how on-trend it is, or whether you cook in it that often, the kitchen holds a (very) special place in all of our hearts. Even when we're not cooking something...

My Fathers Day Gift Guide

My Fathers Day Gift Guide

A day set out to celebrate our fathers is coming up this Sunday. I’ve jotted down a list of gifts just in case you don't know what to gift the Dad(s) in your life with.  Hopefully you don't need...

What I teach my boys

What I teach my boys

We all come from different backgrounds, but I know most parents believe in laying down a good foundation for their children.  As a mommy of two boys (Ayden, aged 11 and almost a pre-teen, and Carter...

My Baked Cheese Cake Recipe

My Baked Cheese Cake Recipe

Baked cheese cake (easy and so yummy)  Ingredients 250g tennis biscuits 1 tsp mixed spice 100g Butter, melted Filling  500g Cream Cheese 2/3 cup Castor Sugar 4 Eggs 1 tsp Vanilla essence 1 tbsp...

Stay at home mom

Stay at home mom

My eldest son was born 11 years ago and I was very much a working mommy. I loved working with people and the challenge my job presented me with every day. Going back to work after maternity leave...