If you have been following me on Instagram and Facebook, you would have seen my What's for dinner? posts. This is something new that I started this week as a way for me to reconnect with my love of cooking. As a by-product, I will be giving you meal ideas that are really simple, quick,… Continue reading What’s for dinner?
Desirae's story starts off like so many others. She fell pregnant at the tender age of 18 and was subjected to the disdain and ridicule that so many teen mums face at the time when they need the most support and assistance. Coming from a South African Indian background myself, I know of the type… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Mum to a Child with Special Needs
I am notorious for my terrible memory. I forget as much as I remember but the up side to this is that I usually forget the things that make me sad/angry/worried/stressed etc. The down side is that this usually results in me repeating said action that made me sad/angry/worried/stressed. The best example of this is… Continue reading Flying with kids
I met Jacqui through a blogging group last year. She had recently moved back to South Africa after a two year stint in Michigan. It was so refreshing to chat to someone who had such positive things to say about raising a family in SA when so many people I know are desperate to leave.… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Mum of 5
In case you missed it : Part 1 in the series - 'A Day in the Life of a Stay at Home Mum' I was so happy when my friend Carly agreed to let me spy on her feature her in this series. She has done what most of us aspire to, taken a fun project… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Work From Home Mum
I am a terrible goal setter. Mostly because my memory sucks and I forget where I wrote them down 😂 So I'm going to leave this list right here for me to come back and assess my progress during the year. #1 - Drop a dress size<<< s may not seem like a lot to… Continue reading 2018 Goals (The long version)
As a kid growing up, my home was always my safe haven. I was perfectly happy to head straight there on the last day of school instead of going to the movies or hanging out at a friends place. My bedroom was my happy place, with it's cheery sunflower yellow walls and navy blue curtains.… Continue reading Re-defining ‘Home’
I ❤ Christmas. I did as a kid, then went through a stage of teenage indifference, loved it again as an adult and now that I have my own kids I SUPERLOVE it! I know that Christmas is about Jesus. I get that. But the tree, decorations and gifts have nothing to do with Christianity… Continue reading The commercialism of Christmas and why I revel in it!
We don't celebrate Thanksgiving here in S.A. but I like the idea of taking a moment to look back on the year and appreciate the people that made it special. So here's my belated version of Thanksgiving: This year I am thankful to My husband - for managing all our higher level family worries (income,… Continue reading Giving of thanks
I am definitely not a clichè Indian. I hardly ever cook curry, dont watch Bollywood movies and I own half of a Punjabi. Apparently I have an accent but if anyone agrees with that I will unfriend you instantly. Joking! (Not really) However, when I met Seimani (her name rhymes with Germany in case you… Continue reading Mompreneur #2 : Seimani Naidu