Tag: A Million Beautiful Pieces

The Pen Is Mightier Than the Sword, Second Edition

The Pen Is Mightier Than the Sword, Second Edition

So why do I keep writing about the hard stuff? Simply because I am still inspired by my children to leave behind encouragement and evidence for them to know how hard we tried. I write so that my children will know I tried to change hearts and minds. I write so that other people facing challenges will know that they are not alone. And I write for every parent who prays for God to call them home with their child; because the isolation and constant fight for services and inclusion in society imposed by people is too much bare. While we bare up against it all, I hope to offer some comfort.

I Am Every Woman

I Am Every Woman

A couple of weeks ago, I shared with you that I was one of the speakers at a workshop “Investment In Self”. The event was hosted by Nadia Marillier of Tranquil and Tenacious Minds. I prepared this piece titled “I Am Every Woman” in forty-five […]

Back-To-School: How You Start Is How You Finish

Back-To-School: How You Start Is How You Finish

I have not written a blog for two weeks. And now here I am. I feel rather delighted with the quiet time I had and with all that I have achieved in these two weeks. One aspect that took up most of my time was […]

Review: Jimmy’s Ormonde Fresh..Hot..Yummy #KillerAwesome

Review: Jimmy’s Ormonde Fresh..Hot..Yummy #KillerAwesome

Every now and then, it is my great pleasure to step away from my inspirational blogger vibe and step into other areas to write about. A few weeks ago I had the great pleasure of attending Jimmy’s Ormonde for such an experience where sampling their […]

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 […]


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