Monday, 6 April 2009

Makes my Monday - Ouma is here!

For those who are not regular readers, let me explain my excitement. Ouma (Granny), my MIL is visiting! That means the following:
  • We are having a solid week of good solid sleep - she insists on sleeping with The Boys in the room so that we can have a good night's sleep.
  • My kids are being entertained and loved to bits - she only see them once every 3 or 4 months, so she really makes up for time.
  • She came bearing gifts for the kids.
  • And even more important - bearing containers of date cookies, oats cookies, buttermilk rusks and muesli rusks.
  • For a whole week I will arrive home to a home cooked meal, ready to eat. I can actually sit back and enjoy my kiddos.
  • And the best of all, my freezer is being stocked with ready to cook home made meals.
I ask you, can a girl be that lucky! That really really makes my Monday! And to top it all, we really enjoy each other's company.

For some more bright Mondays visit Cheryl at Twinfatuation .


  1. The world would be a better place if we all had an Ouma in our lives.

  2. Sounds Heavenly! So glad Ouma is wonderful - You are truly blessed!

  3. That is fantastic!! Oumas are great arent' they.

  4. I have to second what Laura said.

  5. How lovely! I think it's so wonderful that you have such a great relationship with your MIL.

    Made My Monday just reading this (put a smile on my face thinking of you less stressed)

    Enjoy this week!

  6. Oh am I envious! I was at the one SA shop we have in the city this past week and bought some muesli rusks -- boy do I miss those things -- and spicy bites, which I really shouldn't be eating (not being cooked and all....

    But how lovely that your MIL can be such a treat for you all!

  7. What an sweet MIL you have!! Isn't it nice to have entertainment on hand for the kids in the form of grandparents? Mine get rocked to sleep by the great-grandparents and that's their favorite thing ever (and they do NOT get that kinda treatment at home lol)

  8. Grandma's are just awesome!!!!!

  9. That's awesome!! Have a great visit!!

  10. Wow! That sounds wonderful! I wish I had a relationship like that with my MIL...ours leaves much to be desired.

    Enjoy your week with her!! (It sounds like you already are!)

  11. Hooray for Ouma! :)
    Enjoy the fun---know you all will!

    Thank you for Making My Monday!

  12. Such a lovely MIL and Ouma. You are such a lucky DIL.

  13. You are a very lucky girl. Makes me miss my MIL. She passed away in '94. I am so glad that you are getting a much needed break.

  14. Aww, enjoy your "vacation" with Ouma in town!

    Thanks for visiting today!


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