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Gatvol… the state of having had enough & how to choose joy every day.

Gatvol… the state of having had enough & how to choose joy every day.

I have always thought of myself as an eternal optimist. Being an introvert, my facial expressions may not always exhibit my optimism accurately but I promise you, it glows brightly there on the inside. I choose to focus on the positive, not reading the doom […]

Nothing but socks. The most relatable post on the internet, ever!

Nothing but socks. The most relatable post on the internet, ever!

I wrote a desperate plea on social media a while ago, about the day my 5 year old ran out of the house in nothing but socks. I thought I would be exposing myself as the world’s worst mom but instead, got so many virtual […]

Warm tummies and hearts with the Moyo Zoo Lake Winter Menu

Warm tummies and hearts with the Moyo Zoo Lake Winter Menu

A chilly, rainy Saturday in Jozi… …turned into a chill out and chow down afternoon date with SuperDad. Moyo Zoo Lake kindly invited us over for a taste of their Winter Menu and as always, they ensured that we left there having had a truly […]

Birthdays, My Baby Blake and the Year of Heartbreak and Miracles that was 2012

Birthdays, My Baby Blake and the Year of Heartbreak and Miracles that was 2012

2012 was an extraordinary year… It was the year in which I bought my own car for the first time. It snowed in August. 2012 was a year of unprecedented music concerts for us in Johannesburg, with incredible shows by U2, Coldplay, Linkin Park and […]

A peek into my life – A Day in the Life of a Working Mum

A peek into my life – A Day in the Life of a Working Mum

I jumped at the chance to write a little bit for The Non-Adventures of a Stay at Home Mum when Nadia asked me because 1. she’s absolutely incredible and I’m a fan; 2. joining the group of amazing women she has featured on her blog […]

Letter to my Firstborn – our story of birth, life and beyond

Letter to my Firstborn – our story of birth, life and beyond

I remember the first time I saw you… Standing next to a NICU bed, looking down at your tiny little body… I felt in that moment, that I was such an infinitely tiny part of the incredible, magnificently infinite perfection of the Universe.

The Healthy Glow – Eating Balanced & Nutritious Meals

The Healthy Glow – Eating Balanced & Nutritious Meals

My personal opinion with regards to healthy eating is the same as with most things, life’s too short to be worried about a complicated diet that involves a million rules! It’s best to keep it simple and delicious, again treating your body with love and not punishment. Here’s your guide to cooking and eating healthy, balanced and nutritious meals.

The Healthy Glow – Living with Intention

The Healthy Glow – Living with Intention

Some small changes can make a huge difference – the intention is to feel positive, eat positive, live positive and love the beautiful life we live.

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.

Water is the driving force of all nature and that includes humans. We all know we should be drinking more water, but why? And how do you make it easier?