About me: I used to own a chicken called Ruby, hence my name. I'm married with 5 children. 3 are mine, 2 my husbands.
We moved to SA 2011 for my hubbies job taking the 2 youngest boys with us now aged 13 & 17.
My blog is about raising teens in a foreign country and the daily struggles we face adjusting to our new lives.
I'm an ex teacher with a background in special needs and autism and was a child welfare officer with The FA. I'm now an enforced SAHM trying to reinvent myself.
Teenagers and Alcohol......The Talk with SA Breweries I don't get to spend a lot of time with my 15yo son since he moved back to the UK in August last year for boarding school. The youngest of 4 boys, he's heard and seen and contributed to every strop, tantrum, pushing the boundaries and general stuff associated with teenagers.I'm not naive, but to dat...
Top Tips for a game night drive on Safari
Don?t expect to be able to take photos unless you have a camera that is capable of taking pictures at night.
Don?t expect to see any particular animal, its not guaranteed. I saw 2 rabbits and an owl in the first hour.
Book in advance as these trips are very popular and fill up fast.
My 'ME' time #MySundayPhoto I wake up every morning and go downstairs and everything is just where I left it, cushions straight on the sofa, washing up done, laundry up to date, fridge and cupboards full and I hate it.Why? because I spent 21 years as a full time mummy, firstly to my 3 boys for 7 years then I inherited 2 step c...