Barefoot And In The Kitchen With Lil Peanut

In our home we’re gently trying to fight gender stereotypes by showing our kids that dad also cooks and does the laundry (actually Dad does ALL the laundry!) and mom also drives the family car when Dad is around and (occasionally) takes the bins out. It seems to be working in that despite Kira gravitating towards all things pink and sparkly, she can flip between rough and tumbling on the trampoline to a fairy princess dressed to the nines with her ‘clip clops without even batting her eyelids. Judah loves the colour pink and Ilan can spend hours playing with Barbie and Ken and their superhero buddies.Continue Reading

Flying With Kids – Why King Shaka International Airport Is So Special For Us

Meet the Mama – Marleen Meyvis, About International Adoption from Belgium

Marleen and I met over Instagram and connected over the fact that we’re both raising young South African kids thanks to transracial adoption. Although there are many stories of unethical international adoptions hitting the news these days, I have all the time in the world for parents who adopt internationally when its the best match for the kids involved and when the parents truly make an effort to expose their kids to their South African culture. This July they’re coming over for a holiday with their full extended family, so say please give them a friendly welcome if you see them. Thank you for sharing your story, Fleerackers family! Continue Reading

Calling All Cape Town Super Heroes + WIN A Family Entry For The Crazy Store Super Hero Charity Dash

It’s time to grab your pen and your calendar and save the date for the Crazy Store Super Hero Dash! It’s a family-friendly event boasting a combo of fresh air and fun as well as a chance to dress up, get some exercise and give to a good cause. It’s taking place on the Human Right’s Day public holiday on Wednesday 21 March at the Mouille Point Lighthouse, Cape Town and you can sign up for the 2.5km or 5km fun walk or run.Continue Reading