• As Lockdown Approaches

      We all woke up this morning I bet, knowing that we have one final day of freedom to go beyond the boundary without any restrictions. Well, I took it and went out into the fresh, clean air of the new day for a walk before the kiddies got up. I cherish my morning walk in… [Continue Reading]

    As Lockdown Approaches
  • We’ve Got Today

      Can I just say that I am thankful today! Guys, this is amazing for my scaredy-cat self! I am thankful for our president and his cabinet today! I am SO impressed with his proactive and, frankly, brilliant address to our nation on Sunday night! If you haven’t watched it but know the details, still… [Continue Reading]

    We’ve Got Today
  • The Plague

      The plague hit our small town last week. It went from being an international problem to one closer to home. Guys, I live in a small town. Most people haven’t heard of it. We reference it by a city at the bottom of the hill. And if people haven’t heard of the city, we… [Continue Reading]

    The Plague
  • Your First Birthday

      To my Jabe,   I can’t believe that it was a year ago that the gynae decided to take you out. We had the option of the very same afternoon but chose the next day to meet you. We were up early and ready and prepped at the hospital before 6am. When you were… [Continue Reading]

    Your First Birthday
  • Household Gods

      I don’t know if you’ve ever been into a house with idols. I have. And it was so sad. They were everywhere! In the entrance hall, in the lounge and then there was a room dedicated to idols. Shelves upon shelves upon shelves of idols. There were candles burning all over the house – to… [Continue Reading]

    Household Gods
  • Load Shedding

      Load shedding is a phenomenon known to all South Africans. If you’re clued up, you plan your day around the power outages and make sure meals are prepared in advance. And, as frustrating as these power outages are, we all know that the power will return (most of the time). When the power goes… [Continue Reading]

    Load Shedding
  • Let The Children Come

      I’m sure we all know people who have been put off Christianity because It’s been “rammed down their throats.” Some parents sit on the fence about how much to “force” their children to do with regards to Christianity for fear of “putting them off”. So, what should we, as Christian parents, do? Is it… [Continue Reading]

    Let The Children Come
  • 3 Day Potty Training

      GUEST POST I was at my sister’s house when I spotted her Oh Crap! Potty Training book by Jamie Glowacki sitting on her piano. I was instantly struck with guilt because her son is several months younger than mine, she was in the dead of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, and was still committed… [Continue Reading]

    3 Day Potty Training
  • New Year, New You

      I don’t know about you but it seems that 2019 was a hard year for a lot of people. Most people I speak to say that they were glad to see the back of it. I am one of them. 2019 has trumped all the other hard years that I thought I’ve had before.… [Continue Reading]

    New Year, New You
  • Independent Play

      A few hours free each day ALL FOR YOU, ALONE, is any mother’s dream. We love our kids and could not live without them. But we could all do with a good hour on our own at least once a day right?!?   I don’t know about you, but I would go mental (if… [Continue Reading]

    Independent Play