Tag: A Million Beautiful Pieces

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

I Feel You Maleficent

I Feel You Maleficent

As I wrote in my previous post (5 September 2018) I made the choice to leave a full time job and to pursue a career as a writer and speaker http://amillionbeautifulpieces.co.za/2018/09/05/i-am-bravely-making-the-scary-choice/. Making the transition from one career to another is quite daunting. Then to do […]

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 […]

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 […]

Living & Loving Magazine June 2018

Living & Loving Magazine June 2018

So honoured to have been featured in the Living & Loving Magazine for a second time.

Special Kids RSA

Special Kids RSA

Our family has been featured on Special Kids RSA! https://www.specialkids.co.za/home/meet-the-parents/item/502-michael-and-desirae-pillay.html

Carte Blanche: Voice Banks

Carte Blanche: Voice Banks

I am fortunate to work in a career whereby we get to change lives every single day. Thank you to my colleagues at Inclusive Solutions and to all the amazing professionals who I work with. A special salute to the community of people who use […]


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