So my toddler can officially operate the vacuum cleaner. He's useful all of a sudden. Helped clean the car yesterday, but I must add that he first vacuumed the wet, muddy grass and the car, thus defeating the whole point. I've been driving more and more lately, also getting practice with getting the baby chair … Continue reading Friday Fun.
I've had this post on "draft" for a week or two to mull over if it was worth raising this issue again. After seeing a friends post on Facebook yesterday about her journey through PND, I felt encouraged to post this. Because its relevant. Because it's a reality for a lot of women. … Continue reading Life without post natal depression.
I don't like the saying "local is lekker", it gives a connotation of something flippant, cute, or an "attraction", something to be tried just because it's the "in thing". I prefer to support my local artist, or buy hand-made products when I can, or to promote the longevity of a beautifully crafted piece of kids … Continue reading Love your local artist.
It's amazing how a long weekend can mess with your routine. In my world, Tuesday was Saturday and Wednesday became the new Monday, and the next thing I knew it was weekend again! Fun stuff this week, mama got a little pampering session. My hubby sent me off to get my hair done, much overdue … Continue reading Friday Fun.
Just got to spend a morning with a group of lovely women, all mommy's with toddlers and babies, to encourage, uplift and support one another in our new season of parenting, motherhood and wife-dom. It's my first day out in a very long time, and this was the best way to kick it off, mommy … Continue reading Encouraged.
It's been a bit of a long weekend in South Africa this weekend. Tuesday is "Human Rights Day" and as you do in Africa everyone takes the Monday off and we all have a glorious long weekend. Even the schools close for the extra day, so the kids are home, but, business keeps moving. … Continue reading Blank space.
Much like raising children, life has it's beautiful moments, scattered in between the responsibilities and curve balls there are beautiful moments in life that I hope I am savouring properly. I don't want to be so caught up in the hustle and toil of life that I miss potentially beautiful, soul changing moments. I think … Continue reading Life has it’s moments.