Click here if you need a break

You need a break. Yes, I can tell, from all the way over here. Granted, I only picked it up because I need a break too, so I know all about what “needing a break” looks like. It’s usually a… Continue Reading

Apparently teenagers turn into adults eventually

So my baby boy has just returned from his bi-annual visit to his dad in Cape Town and suddenly the kid looks more ‘man’ than ‘kid’. Not impressed. Not impressed at all. I don’t know what sorcery you Capetonians practice,… Continue Reading

Books that help you get rid of that stinking thinking

Is it December yet? No? It’s still January?! Boy, this year is just draaaagging by! But hey, this means that there’s optimal opportunity for us to get our growth on. This year, I’ve decided that I am going to work… Continue Reading

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

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

Fail: Judging a book by its cover

A while ago, I was reminded of the silly reasoning behind judging a book by it’s cover. I would love to brag and say that I am SUCH a good person and I never, ever judge anyone, ever! But come… 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