We’ve had a very busy few days the past week with ballet recitals and exams. An almost normal week in the chaos that I call my life. Then something happened which made me realise that sometimes you just have to stop, take a breath and appreciate your life and the people that you love.
I am the proud mother of a chaotic blended family of 5 kids from 6 to 16. I love writing, words, books and have a special place in my heart for trees.
Entries by Mariet
I always thought the term stepparent comes from the fact that you as ‘step-in’ as parent. The word actually comes from the 8th century word ‘steop-’, which means orphan. Our kids have never been orphans and I like my interpretation of the word a lot more. I hate the word stepmom, mostly because of all […]
A list of all the things I want to make time for in Autumn: Go on a road trip to look at the beautiful leaves with Mr Blue Bake homemake pies Sit around the bonfire with The Crew toasting marshmallows
One of the many roles I fill is the one of being a Mother. It is one of my most rewarding, and also one of the most exasperating roles that any individual can ever have. I am not only a mother, I am also a stepmom and sometimes being a stepmom is even harder than […]
The definition of a bookworm according to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary is a person who likes to read books and who spends a lot of time reading and studying. The definition of the Urban Dictionary states: A bookworm is a person who is so fascinated by books that he does not know what is happening in […]