Parenting

What happened to play time?

So we’re 3 weeks into school and the homework life has started already. Not that I have an issue with it. Then there is also extra mural (which may I add – we still haven’t decided on only because if Amra had her way, she would do it all, but my budget says no. ...  Read More

Parenting

The inevitable change – grade 1…

So I won’t lie, the change over from pre-school to grade 1 has been daunting to say the least – for both myself, Amra, my husband, frankly our entire home including my mom and brothers and sister.  It’s as if no one can adapt and can accept that our little girl is growing up. The first day of school was not just a big day for the her, as she is the eldest child and first grandchild, it was a first time and big day for us as well. ...  Read More