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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 .

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 .

6000 Bible Promises

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  I was listening to a sermon by Rick Warren when my kids (aged 5 year old and 21 month old then) walked in. I was enjoying the sermon which was talking about God’s timing so much and I didn’t feel like pausing it for later so I let it play .

5 Places to take your kids when its raining in Cape Town

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We know we need the rain and we absolutely love the rain (after that day zero scare, we love rain to the moon and back). But…. if you have small kids like mine, you will be missing some sunshine so the kids can run around outside and burn .

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. .

The best High Tea in Cape Town

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  My idea of a great time is a quiet place, having tea and eating cake with friends, laughing and not at all worried about weight gain (from the cakes of course) and other problems! To create such a place is one of my biggest dreams. Until .

Stranger danger! You are not my daddy

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Adults have a way of being overly friendly with kids. Maybe we think it’s cute, or we are trying to put the child at ease that we are good people. Now that I am a parent, I think it is wrong. I am also guilty of this in that once or twice .

Strawberry Picking in Cape Town

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With an almost 3 year old, our weekends are never simple stay at home do nothing weekends. One thing that is a must when you have a toddler is strawberry picking. There are a number of farms around Cape Town where you can do that at this time of .

Traveling with a toddler

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The first time we travelled with Miss T, proper travel, not drive to Hermanus, was when she was a few months old. We were driving from Cape Town to Gaborone for a wedding. We were carrying so many things, we thought it would be easier to drive. .