One of our good friends came over to stay for a week recently. She has stayed with us before but I never really paid that much attention to how long she took to get ready each day. By 'get ready' I mean from the moment she walks into the bathroom in the morning until she… Continue reading How much is too little?
I know that there will be some who will take offense to the title of this post. Before you do, you need to know that the title was decided on by the very brave woman who shared her day with us. If she is happy with it (and believe me, she put a lot of… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Mentally Ill Mum
It's Easter Sunday. Instead of hiding and finding Easter eggs with our girls, I'm sitting in the car in the gym parking lot and hiding from the world. I need a timeout. I don't have anything left to give. I'm tapped out. I need to be alone. This happens to me sometimes. I am an… Continue reading Running on fumes
Every family has stories that snowball into epic proportions as the years go by. Those tales from childhood that get dusted off and brought out at birthdays, weddings and other major life events to remind kids that they are lucky to have such forgiving and patient parents. I have three such stories from my childhood,… Continue reading My evolving relationship with a girl named Barbie
The year after I got married, I had the bright idea of getting a third degree. I had all the credits to jump into the second year of B.Comm Accounting so I registered, bought all the textbooks, a new comfy swivel chair, some awesome stationery and got into it. I only lasted one semester. At… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Student Mum
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?
I 'met', Marishka last year when I did a review of her lifestyle and clothing range, Muppie Lounge. I had been low key stalking her range for a while so I was over the moon to get a chance to do the review. It was only after this that I found that she is a… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Mompreneur
Tomorrow is my 34th birthday and I thought that now is as good a time as any to start acting like an old lady and list a few things that my kids will either laugh at or not believe from my childhood. Girls if you're reading this, this is for you! Back in my day… Continue reading Back in my day…
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 have mentioned before that I am undergoing a personal makeover process. I say process because I am overhauling everything about myself from my hair to my personality so this isn't exactly an overnight situation. The idea of a beauty blogger collaboration has been on my mind for a while and I even contacted two… Continue reading My unintentional makeover