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Parenthood

Tribute for my beloved Mom.

Tribute for my beloved Mom.

Apologies for the long silence. After my recent troubles with endometriosis and a crazy Christmas season, my mom was given three to six months to live in late February. Life took on new poignancy and many things fell by the wayside. Sadly after only two […]

Our parenting 101 notes. It’s all about routine.

Our parenting 101 notes. It’s all about routine.

So many parents ask my hubby and myself how do we get our kids to bed at such an early hour. Truthfully we never really thought about it. Both our respective sets of parents were pretty strict on bedtime routines when we were young and […]

Have you struggled to return to work after a baby?

Have you struggled to return to work after a baby?

Calling all ex-stay-at-home-moms. Tonight I was taking some time out and watching a series I have really come to enjoy. Younger. It has amused, entertained and delighted me on many occasions. However tonight something really hit home for me about the entire overarching storyline. Liza […]

The first flight of the toothfairy and an undersea monster in our house.

The first flight of the toothfairy and an undersea monster in our house.

The tooth fairy has just recently visited our house for the first time, much to our eldest’s excitement. The first tooth fell out at school. It was so tiny! Teeth look much bigger in than out. We were proudly presented with a one tooth-less grin […]

I can’t keep silent.

I can’t keep silent.

Today I write for women and mothers. All women and mothers. I write this for you whether you are a mother now, mother-to-be or have been. My family is blessed to celebrate Mother’s Day every year with 3 generations of moms. Yet we have experienced the […]

Being a family and surviving water deprivation in Cape Town.

Being a family and surviving water deprivation in Cape Town.

The water crisis in Cape Town. Hopefully, many of you are aware that Cape Town and the whole region surrounding it is in the midst of a water crisis. Today I do not wish to play the blame game. I will simply say that more […]