Parenting

10 kid-friendly places for adventure in Jamaica

Let’s help our children create unforgettable memories this summer.

Village Voices

Pregnancy: The Good, the Bad, the Frightening

Audia is about ready to pop Pregnancy is one heck of an experience. For some it’s butterflies and all things lovely, for others it is an experience that allows you to learn alot about yourself, your body and its strength. But no matter the encounter, the journey to parenthood is motivation enough to push (see… Continue reading Pregnancy: The Good, the Bad, the Frightening

Village Voices

What it’s like being pregnant: JC’s Story

In my first trimester, my stomach was my alarm clock. I vomited bile almost every morning before getting ready for work. The toilet bowl and I had a standing appointment. By the time I got to the office, I would feel like myself again until I got hungry. She (spoiler alert, it’s a girl!) was not pleased when she was hungry.

Child Development, Parenting, Working Parent

5 Activities to Entertain Children This Summer

School is out and it is time for the kiddies to TURN UP!  I’m playing, we are still in a pandemic, so this is turn up lite – kids edition. We know as parents it can be challenging switching from the schedule of school to seeing the kids laze around, watching TV all day, so… Continue reading 5 Activities to Entertain Children This Summer

Finance

Money, Baby and You

At my baby shower, we received two baby bags, three baby blankets and countless envelopes with congratulatory cards stuffed with money. It was in that moment of taking stock of the haul that I realised two things: the first, is that we have really great friends and relatives who care about us, and the second,… Continue reading Money, Baby and You

Parenting, Working Parent

How to Work From Home with a Toddler

Ahhh, the serenity of working from home. No bustling to get ready for work, or missing breakfast to beat the traffic to be able to clock in on time. It's one some may call a slow morning, peaceful even, with a few moments to yourself just before you fire up the laptop and calmly settle… Continue reading How to Work From Home with a Toddler

Health & Wellness, Parenting

‘Me Time’ – Is it a selfish ask for parents?

There a so many opinions on becoming a parent but none prepare you for your inevitable need for a break from it all. And if you're like me, sometimes you just need the silence to recharge, spend some uninterrupted time with your thoughts or just be a bum for a day. That is completely okay...… Continue reading ‘Me Time’ – Is it a selfish ask for parents?

Child Development, Parenting

What do kids watch anyway? 5 Educational Shows to Watch

When we were growing up, it was Nick Jr and Disney Channel, but for this upcoming generation, nothing beats the convenience of a YouTube channel that has a limited number of advertisements (on YouTube Kids) and an unlimited supply of videos to watch. Looking for something to occupy your little one's time while you work?… Continue reading What do kids watch anyway? 5 Educational Shows to Watch