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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 .

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 .

From the heart

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I don’t even know what to call this post. No, it is not a rant :-). An observation more like.   You see, I love writing. In my way, my own quirky, most probably unstructured way. But I have not been writing as often as I would like. I .

New Baby Essentials

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One of my sister’s best friends is having a baby soon. Yay! So my sister asked me for a list of absolute essentials. This is tricky because for your first child, one always wants to get everything. I mean, everything looks so cute. And it .

How to travel with small kids and not lose your mind

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Is this really possible though? Travelling with small kids without losing your mind? I think it is…. to a degree. One parent/adult and one child is an easily achievable feat. I have travelled with Miss T a number of times and she was a .

Brown lentil falafel

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I can’t remember the last time I made anything fancy. By fancy I mean other than stew. Bean stews are my go to when I am pressed for time.   I have been a pesco-vegetarian for a while and I have decided to go proper vegetarian as I .

Easter Family Traditions

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Easter has come and gone and we have all moved on to the next public holiday or the next celebrations. For some people, the Easter weekend is a time to reconnect with God. I think churches see a lot more people around Christmas and Good Friday. .

5 tips to make sure you eat right (Update: Diastasis Recti Exercises)

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  A few weeks back, I shared an exercise program I would be using to try close my DR (Diastasis Recti). So far so good. Even though I did not measure myself at the beginning of the month when I started. The exercises are easy enough, even .