So excited for my fresh 48 babies to arrive next year!! If you’re expecting, I’d love to chat with you about a fresh 48! ❤️ #maljackphotography
there comes a moment every Christmas when I feel sadness over missing certain people in my life, my birth country, my childhood memories that have been left behind... i don’t like holidays for this reason, they create a longing that cannot be fulfilled.... yet I’m grateful for the sentimental memories they do bring- in our ever changing world, they are the anchor that keeps me grounded in my culture and the roots... they remind me of the celebrations past and simple comforts i choose to remember about my home - the Charlie Brown tree my grandfather used to cut down for us, the feast of my mother’s cooking, our entire family seated together at the table, my grandparents joining us for dinner, grandfather always dressed in suit and tie, grandmother in her blue dress with white lace collar... and when you step outside- the freshly fallen snow, strong smell of smoke rising from the chimney, coal burning merrily in the wood stove, competing with the smoke of open fire on the snow... .
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It’s the season of Christmas concerts and recitals. I love watching my girls’ perform on stage, and seeing their confidence and pride!
No alarm to shut off. No lunches to pack. No kids to rush out the door. It’s a beautiful Monday.
Mornings with him are my absolute favorite. No matter how tired I am... he smiles at me and laughs and it completely changes my mood. Jesus knew my heart needed him!
🌲Heading into the final week before Christmas! Are you ready? I have 99% of my Christmas shopping done but now the challenge will be to get them all wrapped and hidden in spots where my kids won’t find them 😜
It’s hard out here for a Prin
Oh, you know, just sledding in the living room...nothing fancy. 🤷🏽♀️⠀
What do YOU do on Monday morning? 😂⠀
“Are you ready for Christmas??” Is a question I’ve been asked about 20 times in the last 3 days. If by ready, you mean that the house is prepared for guests, all the presents are bought and wrapped, the tree is completely decorated and my checklist is checked, then no...we’re never going to be ready for Christmas. ⠀
If instead, you’re asking if we have prepared our hearts and are waiting with joyful hope for the coming of a king, then YES! We are so totally 100% READY and EXCITED for Christmas!! ⠀
Time to sit back and watch them perfect their sledding without snow technique! 😂😍🎄💯
“the digital camera is a great invention because it allows us to reminisce. instantly.” (demetri martin is my favorite) 😂
Look at this sweet girl!! ❤️❤️❤️ She was so sweet and so alert the whole time I was there!
Hello Monday 😴😴. Busy ballet weekend and busy week. This is how I’m starting out. Thank you @fantonia1
for allowing beautiful new Sophia to perfectly express my feelings.
Mondays are the worst, but this boy is the best 👍
A favourite game I like to play at each session, the faces are priceless!
Mumma and her babies - can’t you just feel that love
I’m dreaming of a white Christmas. 🎄❄️
We did it guys. I got my supply back up, two vegan protein shakes a day for a week, clearly my diet wasn’t cutting it, but it did jack. He still screams 90% of his awake time, regurgitates, and doesn’t poop. Today we tried the allergy formula, he screamed harder, regurgitated more and still hasn’t pooped. Now what? I can’t find his receipt to return him but he is clearly broken. I literally don’t know what to do next to make life easier for him...and those around him other than take a deep breath and take each day, hour, minute as it comes.
Patterns in the morning sky.
Week 49 (playing catch up) Peace
I know it doesn't look it with all the mess, but peace is three kids all reading :)
And we're on the road again. First stop Plett, and then on to Cape Town. We're all in one room and miraculously both kids are still asleep at 6:30, although Cam and I were wide awake at 5:30. I seem to have lost the ability to sleep in since having kids.
We planned to hit the beach today but it's gloomy and wet and grey. Any good spots in Plett for kids to play?
It’s beginning to look a lot like.......Christmas?? It was sunny and in the 40’s all weekend. I let Will play outside without a coat. We will soak it up while we can. I’m sure it won’t be this nice for much longer!
It is hard to get frustrated at them being up past bedtime when one is creating something beautiful and the other one is hungry and has no fat reservoir to pull from. .