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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

An Unexpected Surprise – When Your Inspiration is Inspired By You

An Unexpected Surprise – When Your Inspiration is Inspired By You

I’ve started jogging twice a week in addition to attending training sessions at a Body20 Studio. To my surprise Savannah asked to join me on my jog. This is pretty big for us because since Savannah was sick last year, she stopped going out as […]

SA Mommy Blogger Awards: Best Foodie Blogger 2017 was Mama Chef Jozi

SA Mommy Blogger Awards: Best Foodie Blogger 2017 was Mama Chef Jozi

With much excitement and respect here is the one of the features from @Mamma Chef Jozi that won her the title Best Foodie Blogger. Preparing healthy and tasty meals is every busy mother’s challenge. So Jeanne-Riette aka Mamma Chef Jozi has made it easier for […]

A Letter to our Autistic Daughter on World Autism Awareness Day 2018

A Letter to our Autistic Daughter on World Autism Awareness Day 2018

To our daughter Savannah. Today the world celebrates Autism Awareness Day. We don’t need a day to celebrate you. As an autistic person you have taught us so much about Love and Respect. You have challenged our way of thinking and being. You have taught […]

The Ones Left Behind by Sue Robins

The Ones Left Behind by Sue Robins

As a woman raising women and being married to a husband who believes I can do anything; our family are always aware of the gender inequality in society. Then I am aware of the inequality in how people with disabilities are treated. When you mix […]

Where is that darn Cupid?

Where is that darn Cupid?

Here we are two days before Valentine’s Day 2018. The invites for our Valentine’s Day party (to take place on Saturday) have been sent. The party games have been arranged. The list of to do’s is growing smaller. (Just remembered I didn’t add *Get Eli’s […]

Turn Up The Volume

Turn Up The Volume

#Music is an amazing way to let go of your problems & have some #fun. Our #family #theme #song for this year is revealed in my latest #blog #post!

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 […]

We are grateful when our child with special needs is acknowledged

Our family had a great treat on Saturday when Savannah was able to attend a wedding with us. After attending so many functions as a family of four; it was awesome to finally attend something as a family five. What fun it was to get […]

Few people would choose a child like mine

Few people would choose a child like mine

My mother-in-law is sick. Very sick. It’s quite surreal for us because she is the centre of the family. It’s painful to watch someone with so much energy and with such zeal find themselves in tremendous physical discomfort as old age encroaches. This post though […]