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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 […]

Fictional Short Story: The Women In The Bathroom by Desirae Pillay

Fictional Short Story: The Women In The Bathroom by Desirae Pillay

(Please note the content and language may be explicit for some readers) The Women In The Bathroom Shardha squeezed the Colgate toothpaste on the toothbrush, and hoped that Nandha wouldn’t moan that it wasn’t Aquafresh like they used at home. In her haste to pack […]

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 […]

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 Wisdom Giver was Baby Guide for the Modern Mother

SA MOMMY Blogger Awards: Best Wisdom Giver was Baby Guide for the Modern Mother

As you already know my children have long been weaned, potty trained and can pretty much entertain themselves independently. Well, two out of three of my children are for the most part, independent. Savannah still needs mama in different ways. I surprised myself by how […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

Jozi4Autism Main Speaker

Jozi4Autism Main Speaker

Join me on the 25th of March 2018 at the Johannesburg Zoo where I’ll be helping you to understand the power of communication for the autistic community. “Our speaker is superwoman Desirae Pillay – mother to an autistic adult daughter, assistive technology advisor at Inclusive […]


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