Tag: south african blogger

Announcement: Thank you to Shipping and General Transport and Supreme Rubber

Announcement: Thank you to Shipping and General Transport and Supreme Rubber

Dedicating this year to myself is the most unexpected thing I have ever done. It is not to imply anything heroic or brave. It is just that I was unable to see myself taking time out to explore my interests and to try new experiences […]

My Experience with MakeUp by Ryno MakeUp Artistry

My Experience with MakeUp by Ryno MakeUp Artistry

As a mother to three who had so much going on for several years, I did not get the chance to explore what fashion and beauty trends worked for me. I did not know how to develop a proper care routine for my skin, my […]

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 […]

Set your soul on fire

Set your soul on fire

What is it that makes you jump up and greet the day? What keeps you from giving into the fears that yell out to stop? How do you keep yourself motivated? I’ve stared down some dead ends and often when there was a choice to […]

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 […]

Throwback to the blog post that won the SA Mommy Bloggers Most Inspirational Blogger Award

Throwback to the blog post that won the SA Mommy Bloggers Most Inspirational Blogger Award

When Love is Not Enough A few people have asked me which blog post won the SA Mommy Blogger Award for me? It was “When Love is not Enough”, first posted on November 13, 2017. I am reposting it today, and I am also excited […]

Loving Savannah – by Talisa Pillay

Loving Savannah – by Talisa Pillay

What a surprise for Michael and I to read Talisa’s essay. Her teacher wrote”Look after Savannah – she is a blessing. Treasure what you guys have. I think with some polish you can be a great writer”. I agree. Here it is.. Talisa’s perspective. Who […]

Children (including children with disabilities) Are Our Future Too

Children (including children with disabilities) Are Our Future Too

A few weeks ago I came across this infographic from the National Council of Persons With Disabilities which I shared on my private Facebook profile. The stripping away of the rights of people with disabilities is a lived reality. Whether they experience one or two […]

I Know Different by Tricia Proefrock

I Know Different by Tricia Proefrock

I don’t believe in assuming what Savannah might be thinking, but just as I imagine what I’d like Talisa or Eli to think about me, sometimes I imagine what deeper conversations are denied to Savannah and I because of her disability. “I know different” by […]