Pregnancy: Things people don’t tell you about the first trimester

The thing about finding out that you are pregnant is that you think you’re going to hang around, living your life and having fun, before the preggy signs and symptoms kick in. Not true. Not true at all. There’s a… Continue Reading

Aack! We’re having a baby!

We’re having a baby! That’s right! Hubstopher and I will officially be parenting a collective of 4 children, as of next year June-ish. AAACK! How did that happen?! Well, I’m sure you all know how it ‘happened’. *awkward silence*

Looking for a house to call home…

To say that we are ‘homeless’ is an outrage because we actually have a roof over our heads, while some have none. But we’ve been in “home limbo” for the few months now – and it sucks! We moved out of… Continue Reading

To Hubstopher, on his birthday

Today the man that I call Hubstopher turns 30 years old. To him it’s just Tuesday. To me, it’s another reason to celebrate his life and all that he means to us. I know that he often disregards all the… Continue Reading

World Hunger Month: Adding hope at Oosterland Youth Centre

October 1st will mark the start of World Hunger Month. Yes, a whole month to focus on hunger. In my opinion 1 month is not enough, yo! Did you know that over 11 million South Africans do not have access… Continue Reading

My spreadsheet brain VS Life

The thing about having a spreadsheet brain is that I want my life to be like that too. You know, ruled and equated by formula; Easily sorted in numerical or alphabetical order; Colour coded at the click of a button.… Continue Reading

I quit my job

I quit my job. Or a more gentler phrase would go: “I resigned”. After 10 and a half years of service, I made the big gigantic decision to leave a desk that had become my comfort zone. Today is actually my… Continue Reading

“Being married sucks!” I told him

The other night, while in heated debate (let’s call it a heated debate, okay?) with my Hubstopher about something so mundane I can’t even remember what the topic was anymore, I said to him “I don’t know WHY people want to… Continue Reading

Curly update: How to shine your light (with a needle in your arm)

It’s Friday and I could not be more happy that this week is coming to an end. Our Curls had to go for blood tests again this week and as you know, blood draw days are MEH! But this girl… Continue Reading

What will my great grandkids know about me? {Review}

Mother’s Day may be a day for spoils and pampers but I often find myself taking a moment to reflect on the type of mother I am to my kideos and the legacy I am leaving behind for them and… Continue Reading