The Glow Switch

Her Story – Part 5 – The Heart that Glows Beneath the Ashes

Her Story – Part 5 – The Heart that Glows Beneath the Ashes

Her grandfather, on the mother’s side, was the voice of reason in the midst of the insanity that was her life. He was the rock. The one who did everything for everyone without ever expecting anything in return. A devout church member and leader, with […]

Her Story Part 4 – Hold Your Pose, Even As Your Heart Breaks

Her Story Part 4 – Hold Your Pose, Even As Your Heart Breaks

Slowly but surely, she found strength inside her heart. It didn’t come without it’s side effects but it was vital in this life. She found her strength not in reacting with the same aggression she was treated with, but in silence. By locking her fear, […]

Her Story, Part 3 – Discovering The Glow Inside

Her Story, Part 3 – Discovering The Glow Inside

I hoped that, with so much already behind her, life would give her a break as she entered high school and the dreaded teenage trials. It was, in fact, just starting… She had moved to a small town after she finished primary school and if […]

Little Girl in a Big World – Her Story Continued

Little Girl in a Big World – Her Story Continued

The Glow Switch tells about reigniting the fire inside, stories that inspire us to keep going.
Little Girl in a Big World. This is Her Story, part 2.

Her Story

The Glow Switch tells stories of re-igniting the fire inside, stories that inspire us to keep going, because everyone you meet has a story.

There is one story in particular that I have wanted to tell for a long time. This is story of a woman close to my heart and with her permission, I will try to paint you a picture of her life.

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!

This is a post I wrote 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 high fives […]

The only product that truly beats the wrinkles – anti aging just got better!

The only product that truly beats the wrinkles – anti aging just got better!

Glowing from the inside out – anti aging just got better I’m a woman of a certain age and a mother who spends plenty of time in the sun, watching sport. I am only 21, but then again I have been 21 for the last […]

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 […]