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Christmas Blues Creeping Up On You? I Hope You Know You Can Live a Good Life

Christmas Blues Creeping Up On You? I Hope You Know You Can Live a Good Life

My family and I are slightly obsessed with Christmas. We usually can’t wait to set up our tree which is a celebration that is infused with a few of our own traditions. The most important being that we have a special dinner afterwards to kick […]

My Inspiration: There is ALWAYS Time to Dance

My Inspiration: There is ALWAYS Time to Dance

Now that I work from home, it is a mixed blessing. My children and my husband love having me around and I find we are using our time more productively. I wake up everyday excited to meet the day. I can’t remember ever feeling like […]

Review: I think I’ve Nailed My Christmas Shopping List

Review: I think I’ve Nailed My Christmas Shopping List

It is half past eleven on Sunday night and I can’t go to bed because I’m so excited. I think I found gift ideas that are so relevant to my family.  As a family with a tween, a teenager and a young adult with a […]

Fictional Short Story: The Women In The Bathroom by Desirae Pillay

Fictional Short Story: The Women In The Bathroom by Desirae Pillay

(Please note the content and language may be explicit for some readers) The Women In The Bathroom Shardha squeezed the Colgate toothpaste on the toothbrush, and hoped that Nandha wouldn’t moan that it wasn’t Aquafresh like they used at home. In her haste to pack […]

Parenting: Being Courageous even in Uncertainty

Parenting: Being Courageous even in Uncertainty

This past weekend we attended our friends sons’ birthday party where they had an amazing Wild Animals Educational show. My daughter, Savannah and the birthday boy, Kurt have been friends since they were little children. We have attended a few parties at his home and […]

SA Mommy Blogger Awards: Best Social Media Expert went to Choose A Row

SA Mommy Blogger Awards: Best Social Media Expert went to Choose A Row

If you are new to social media and might be wondering how ever do people earn a living from posting photographs, then you need to know about the blog ChooseARow by Teri Row. Teri was the winner of the Best Social Media Award from the SA […]

I Am Weighing In On The Weight Issue

I Am Weighing In On The Weight Issue

It’s the most wonderful time of year. Or is it? Are you dreading the holiday season? Seeing family or friends who you would rather not see? Having to attend or host dinner parties you would rather not be part off? Trying to accommodate your spouses’ […]

Parenting: Here’s Why It Took A While For Me To Post That My Son Was Named “Player of the Year”

Parenting: Here’s Why It Took A While For Me To Post That My Son Was Named “Player of the Year”

I took a while to write this post. In fact four days before my fingers actually hit the keyboard because I wanted to think about this a little more. My son, Eli, was nominated by his football club team mates as Player Of The Year. […]

SA MOMMY Blogger Awards: Best Tear Jerker Award was Disney Mom Blog

SA MOMMY Blogger Awards: Best Tear Jerker Award was Disney Mom Blog

Wow! I don’t often use exclamations in my writing but Sade’s winning blogs give voice to the experiences we often don’t want to talk about or don’t know how to express our emotions about it. When I worked as an assistive technology advisor in the […]

What’s Food Got To Do With It?

What’s Food Got To Do With It?

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post “I feel you Maleficent“. This post was about my challenges in being organized as a primary caregiver while working-from-home. It somewhat described the hills and valleys of my weeks. Last week being both a hill and a […]


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