Category Archives: The honest mom blog

Global Blogging #31

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Thank you to all our bloggers for your patience whilst I had so much on my plate. Life seems to have resumed back to normal – I think… ūüôā ¬†I look forward to hosting our link up from South Africa, with our amazing hosts, Rachel, Kristin, and Meagan! Welcome back to our Global Link Up¬†#globalblogging.¬†THANK YOU¬†ALL¬†so much for being a… Read more »

Opening Up About My Pre-Natal Depression

From the moment we found out we were pregnant the negative thoughts began to roll in like a swelling ocean tide. Don’t get me wrong, I was over the moon and incredibly grateful that we were blessed with another pregnancy. However, the thought of having 5 children overwhelmed me… and, honestly, it¬†still does! In my mind, I was barely coping… Read more »

Global Blogging #28

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Welcome back to our Global Link Up¬†#globalblogging.¬†THANK YOU¬†ALL¬†so much for being a part of the¬†link up! ¬†For new people¬†joining us this week, it’s so great to have you!! We hope to see you again!!¬†ūüôā Meet your hosts         Once again, we have amazing bloggers from all over the world!!! PORTUGAL¬†/¬†UK¬†/¬†USA¬†/¬†IRELAND¬†/¬†SOUTH AFRICA¬†/¬†SCOTLAND¬†/¬†GERMANY¬†/¬†CANADA¬†/¬†AUSTRALIA¬†/¬†EU-SLOVINIA¬†/ GUATEMALA¬†/¬†MALTA/KENYA¬†/¬†THAILAND¬†/¬†HONG KONG¬†/¬†KENYA We ask kindly that… Read more »

Global Blogging #27

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Welcome back to our Global Link Up¬†#globalblogging.¬†THANK YOU¬†ALL¬†so much for being a part of the¬†link up! ¬†For new people¬†joining us this week, it’s so great to have you!! We hope to see you again!!¬†ūüôā So.. This happened this weekend … That’s why I am a little unorganized this week ūüôā We got out of the hospital yesterday and I have… Read more »

Global Blogging #26

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Welcome back to our Global Link Up¬†#globalblogging.¬†THANK YOU¬†ALL¬†so much for being a part of the¬†link up! ¬†For new people¬†joining us this week, it’s so great to have you!! We hope to see you again!!¬†ūüôā Meet your hosts   Once again, we have amazing bloggers from all over the world!!! PORTUGAL¬†/¬†UK¬†/¬†USA¬†/¬†IRELAND¬†/¬†SOUTH AFRICA¬†/¬†SCOTLAND¬†/¬†GERMANY¬†/¬†CANADA¬†/¬†AUSTRALIA¬†/¬†EU-SLOVINIA¬†/ GUATEMALA¬†/¬†MALTA/KENYA¬†/¬†THAILAND¬†/¬†HONG KONG¬†/¬†KENYA We ask kindly that you remember to… Read more »

Little Adventures for Little Ones – Review

One of the most adorable phases¬†that I have experienced about having children, is watching them develop their little personalities within their own fantasy play! Watching them go from raging pirates to dainty princesses, brave knights to puppy dogs rolling about on the grass. It never ceases to amaze me at how creative they can become.¬† That’s why I just LOVE… Read more »

SuperSkills – Review

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What exactly is SuperSkills? Well – “We created a Superskills box to proliferate¬†[pro-lif-uh-rayt] advanced vocabulary building in an easy-to-use 4-minutes-a-day word-building tool pack. Our monthly subscription plan provides children the tools to create and build their own success based on their strengthening SUPER POWER” – SuperSkills team “Superskills Box is a monthly subscription box for children age 8 & above…. Read more »

Global Blogging #24

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Welcome back to¬†#globalblogging.¬†THANK YOU¬†ALL¬†so much for being a part of the¬†link up! ¬†For new people¬†joining us this week, it’s so great to have you!! We hope to see you again!!¬†ūüôā Meet your hosts!   Once again, we have amazing bloggers from all over the world!!! PORTUGAL¬†/¬†UK¬†/¬†USA¬†/¬†IRELAND¬†/¬†SOUTH AFRICA¬†/¬†SCOTLAND¬†/¬†GERMANY¬†/¬†CANADA¬†/¬†AUSTRALIA¬†/¬†EU-SLOVINIA¬†/ GUATEMALA¬†/¬†MALTA/KENYA¬†/¬†THAILAND We ask kindly that you remember to comment and share the posts… Read more »

Mindful Mothering

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I was enjoying some mommy reading this weekend and stumbled upon this article from one of my favorite South African magazines,¬†YOUR FAMILY. With just over 2 weeks to go until our little man arrives, I must admit my patience has been incredibly short, my mood dark and dreary, and my poor kids (and husband) have been the unfortunate recipients of… Read more »

5 Steps To Protect Your Gifted Child From Being Bullied – Guest Post

Gifted children are at greater risk for being bullied simply because they stand out from their peers. Many of the same attributes that make gifted learners so unique are also the same ones that bullies use to pick a child out of the crowd. For example, a gifted child might struggle with anxiety or enjoy a hobby that the bullies… Read more »