Tag: families of people with special needs

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 […]

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 Writer 2017 was Chevs Life

SA MOMMY Blogger Awards: Best Writer 2017 was Chevs Life

In March this year I was chosen as the Most Inspirational Blogger in the SA Mommy Blogger Awards. It was my goal to pay tribute to the other category winners. This year has taken a somewhat winding path, and I did not complete that goal. […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Post Newspaper Feature – Families raising autistic kids, adults need support

The Post Newspaper Feature – Families raising autistic kids, adults need support

While the world dedicates April to Autism Awareness in our house everyday is Autism Awareness and Autism Acceptance. That is the message we spread. We are humbled to be featured on The Post newspaper today to share Savannah’s journey as an autistic person. It is […]

The Best Carpool Karaoke Made Me Cry Too; But Not Why You Think

The Best Carpool Karaoke Made Me Cry Too; But Not Why You Think

Have you seen the beautiful video celebrating children with Down Syndrome? If you haven’t please watch it. It’s an internet sensation and I applaud the creators of the videos. You can view the video at the end of the post. When I first saw it, […]

A Day in the Life of a Mum to a Child with Special Needs

A Day in the Life of a Mum to a Child with Special Needs

I’m honoured to be featured by The Non-Adventures of a Stay-at-Home Mum. This is just a normal day for us and doesn’t take into account unexpected events or big new adventures like Mrs South Africa 2018. Read more

Persons with disabilities and Your families: I Need Your Help, Please

Persons with disabilities and Your families: I Need Your Help, Please

I need your help. I’ve been asked to offer helpful information about “What would make visiting a public place, such as a zoo or an aquarium or a museum, a really great experience for visitors with disabilities?”

The Past And The Present Met

It is already two weeks into the New Year and this is my first blog post for 2018. My hope for you is that wherever you are in life today, that this is the year you will know resounding Joy and have boundless Courage. I […]


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