3 benefits of a cellphone free day

3 benefits of a cellphone free day

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Have you ever tried this challenge? A day without technology? Well, not technology per say, maybe just your cellphone? I don’t need a study .
Getting your child through a bad day

Getting your child through a bad day

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The Bad days ‘Today was not a good day.’ That’s what my daughter sadly said to me at the end of what was a very emotional day.  It .

Homeschooling and working full time

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  I have always wanted to work from home… full time. Like ever since I knew I wanted to have children, I wanted to work from home. I am not sure about homeschooling though. It was not a thing when I was growing up. In Botswana, I knew .

3 benefits of a cellphone free day

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Have you ever tried this challenge? A day without technology? Well, not technology per say, maybe just your cellphone? I don’t need a study to tell me how much time I spend on my cellphone, I know it’s too much. PC and laptop .

Getting your child through a bad day

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The Bad days ‘Today was not a good day.’ That’s what my daughter sadly said to me at the end of what was a very emotional day.  It was book day at school, she went as puss in boots. Brown boots, red cape, hat and little sword and all. .

Late Post: Spice Route Birthday Celebration, Paarl

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Birthday surprise Spice Route – Paarl So my birthday was on the 22nd of June…. yes, super delayed post but…. It’s here now. I would love to say it was a bright and sunny day, alas, not in Cape Town. Somewhere else maybe. In .

Here they bloom but for a season

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These are words in one of my favourite songs. ‘Here they bloom but for a season, soon their beauty is decayed’ Life really is unfair. A young girl came to Cape Town to study, went missing while doing a simple errand. I was praying for .

Please may I have an ‘onion’

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At least that is what I heard. And at the time, my 2 year old was snotty and feeling under the weather and I thought ‘wow, he knows that chewing on an onion is good for him.’ I put it down to my mother having taught him, being an avid believer in .

The parable of the talents

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My eldest baby spoke about this today. The parable of the talents. Which surprised me because I didn’t know that she knew the story. I am amazed daily by all that she knows. Truly amazed. I shouldn’t be, but I am. I guess I am amazed because the .

The Bonsai Tree

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It arrived in the afternoon and Tafi thought it was a joke. She laughed when she saw it, and asked ‘why would anyone buy you a tree. It’s so small.’ ‘Your dad bought it for me.’ I had replied in amusement. ‘Why?’ She asked again. ‘What are you .

My trip to Home Affairs 

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I don’t know about other countries, but for South Africa, you hear all manner of horror stories about waiting lines and what not. My trip was unfortunately a week or so before elections so the number 1 priority was ID’s for citizens, which I am not .

Childbirth Deaths

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On the news one afternoon on my way from work I heard about the youngest ebola survivor. Her mother had ebola and had died during childbirth. It saddened deeply. It was late 2018. Now in 2019 we still have women dying during childbirth. A beautiful .