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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 .

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. .

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. .