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 […]
The Glow Switch
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]