Tag: family

What You Do Not See In Our Photo Taken On New Years Eve

What You Do Not See In Our Photo Taken On New Years Eve

I share this post with the deepest love for my children, their friends with special needs and the siblings of people with special needs.  It’s not often I write about the challenges that we face as a family with a child with special needs. I […]

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 […]

Parenting: The Best Advice From a Dad to His Famous Daughter

Parenting: The Best Advice From a Dad to His Famous Daughter

A few days ago I posted a quote about parents empowering their children. It’s a tricky business being a parent. The intense roller coaster of emotions that we experience while knowing we are fully responsible for another human is safely the hardest journey to be […]

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!


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