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I Am Bravely Making The Scary Choice

I Am Bravely Making The Scary Choice

Have you ever thought why is this my life and how did I get here? Like me, you love the people who are in your life and you have created a beautiful life. When you look back, you are thankful because you realise that life […]

The fire inside me is burning brighter

The fire inside me is burning brighter

“I survived because the fire inside of me burnt brighter than the fire around me” – Felix H. Too often we allow the circumstances of life to define our character. Yet character isn’t about the circumstances we have lived through; it is about how much […]

Happy Birthday Mum

Happy Birthday Mum

“She made broken look beautiful and strong look invincible. She walked with the universe on her shoulders and made it look like a pair of wings”. I am honoured to wish my mum a very Happy 60th Birthday.

I’m an Alien

I’m an Alien

The hardest transition when you are a parent to an adult with a disability is that your child no longer has the safety of the pediatric ward when they become ill. In the pediatric ward, everyone is in the same boat: parents looking after their […]

The medical mom by A Minor Bump in the Road

The medical mom by A Minor Bump in the Road

I was scrolling through my Facebook feed and this post by ‘A Minor Bump in the Road’ caught my eye:   It couldn’t have been more apt because I’m sitting in a hospital bed with Savannah curled up tightly next to me. I had hoped […]

Guest Post: I Can Only Imagine by Talisa Pillay

Guest Post: I Can Only Imagine by Talisa Pillay

Today, as we celebrate Women’s Day in South Africa and my family celebrates our eldest daughter Savannah’s 22nd birthday, this guest post is a touching tribute to sisterhood, the value of relationships and love in its purest forms.  It was a great reminder to me about […]

Review & Give Away: The fabulosity that is the hair stylists from Blo Bar

Review & Give Away: The fabulosity that is the hair stylists from Blo Bar

Last week I shared with you that after colour treating my hair using Inoar’s hair treatments, my hair is still soft and healthy. This week in my second installment about Blo Bar, I wanted to let you view for yourself the flexibility and skill of […]

Review: The fabulosity that is Blobar’s Inoar Treatment

Review: The fabulosity that is Blobar’s Inoar Treatment

This year I did something that was not at all what I would have thought I would have done. I had my hair washed and set professionally for three months. It was such a spoil. I know that’s the status quo for many people and […]

When the sun doesn’t shine

When the sun doesn’t shine

I have not written for my own blog for a while because so much was happening personally. Mostly I did not write because I was struggling to figure out how to deal with some painful insights I have learnt over the last six months. Do […]

Review: Bollywood Inspired MakeUp with Michelle at Meyersdal Nail and Beauty Studio

Review: Bollywood Inspired MakeUp with Michelle at Meyersdal Nail and Beauty Studio

The first six months of this year have been exactly what I wanted it to be: a time to try new experiences. To that end I was fortunate to enjoy a few makeup makeovers, the latest of which was inspired by Bollywood. I was attending […]