International Women’s Day, for what?

So apparently today is International Womens’ Day and I’m just out here wondering when someone is going to bring me gifts and money to thank me for being a woman. No one then? Okay, so what’s the point of this… Continue Reading

How much do you spend on your childs birthday party?

How much do you spend on your child's birthday party?

I think it’s ridiculous to spend thousands of rands on a kids birthday party. There I said it. *hides away* Hello? Is it safe to come out now, after dropping that bomb? I know, it’s not a popular thought but… Continue Reading

I was never ready to be a grandmother

Guys, I’m on the lighter side of 30 and so not ready to be anyone’s grandmother. Well, that’s what I discovered last week when my 16 year old came home, plopped a 2,5kg bundle of joy in my arms and… Continue Reading

I love you, I love me not

I love you

So Valentine’s Day is around the corner and I’m bracing myself for the onslaught of chocolates, roses and exaggerated “i love yous”. I mean, that’s what the big V Day is all about, right? Buying sweet treats and pretty flowers… Continue Reading

Stuttering in toddlers: should I be concerned?

A couple of weeks ago Kari started stuttering. It came out of the blue, no warnings, and over a day or two the stutter was so severe that she gave up completing her sentences. “I can’t say it!” she would… Continue Reading

Want to meet some of my fave South African mommy bloggers?

mommy blogger

In case you’ve missed the news, I am in fact a mommy blogger. “Argh, what does this even mean for your social life?!” I hear the masses cry in shock and horror. Calm down people, it’s not as bad as… Continue Reading

Day Zero: The day the taps will run dry {And 10 ways you can save water}

day zero

It sounds very “end of the world movie starring Will Smith” but authorities have recently reported that Cape Town is on the brink of facing Day Zero. And by on the brink I mean, they say it’s going to happen… Continue Reading

Gifting with intention: Keeping the Christ in Christmas

Christmas is a few hours away and I’m pretty sure some of you, like me, have yet to wrap those Christmas gifts. Okay, okay, let’s keep it real, I have yet to BUY those Christmas gifts too. I love gifting… Continue Reading

2017 trends that are blowing my mind

trends that are blowing my mind

I don’t know if you’re aware, but it’s the 1st of December today. Yep girl, take it in. December is upon us. And as summer goes, there are a bunch of new trends that all the cool kids are running… Continue Reading

Prepping for 2018 with Priscilla Shirer

priscilla shirer

With the end of the year quickly approaching, I find myself looking back on the past year… mistakes made, lessons learnt, that sort of thing. I love this aspect of life… that we are always growing and learning. No one… Continue Reading