Tag: Desirae Pillay

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’ […]

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 […]

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

Living & Loving Magazine May 2006

Living & Loving Magazine May 2006

Throwback to 12 years ago this month when my journey to help Savannah to communicate began. We have come so far in this time.


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