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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 .

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 .

Grieving for Granny

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My great aunt died in 2013. My heart broke in so many pieces. I was so angry at her for dying (fellow Christians, do not judge or lecture). I do not want a lecture on the state of the dead. I had wanted her to live. Having moved to another .

The joys of being present

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When I was younger I was carefree, couldn’t be bothered to go with the flow or the crowd. I heard Helmut Lotti sing on tv one day and fell in love with his voice. The Out of Africa concert? I watched it and even went and bought the cd. Fast .

The Blue Velvet Cake

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I don’t consider myself a great baker. I am good, but I do have that odd cake that will not quite come our right. Then there is the mess… and the calories…. so although I am good, I do not do it everyday. I also don’t buy cake that .

Dealing with Sibling Jealousy

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I suspect jealousy might be a strong or even the wrong word to use, but that’s the closest word I can think of at the moment. My son is learning how to walk, has been for a few weeks now. Whenever he stands up for a long time or he takes a step .