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Change is gonna come

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I was born by the river in a little tent Oh and just like the river I’ve been running ev’r since It’s been a long time, a long time coming But I know a change gonna come, oh yes it will I like the song. Possibly the name more than .

Day 1 – Sugar free November

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I will probably not be giving a day by day view of my sugar-free month, but I thought I should share how the first day went (accountability is good). Well, day 1 went well. Great in fact. I was not hungry. Somewhere deep down I wanted ice cream .

Sugar Free November

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2020 is really coming to an end! Can you believe me are coming to the end of the year already? And no, don’t tell me we are still in October, the Christmas cakes and pies are already out in shops! (Now craving Christmas cake). In fact, some .

Homeschooling and working full time

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Homeschooling and working full time   I always thought I had a knack for homeschooling. Heck, I thought I would be homeschooling and working full time at one point. Working from home full time was very high on my bucket list. Like ever .

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 .

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. .

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 .

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 .

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 .