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Glow

Being a modern woman, we switch between a multitude of different roles on any given day. I have found a running theme in my life which is the glow… it’s the glow of the little temperature light on the oven when I’m cooking something delicious, it’s the glow of pride watching your children play and grow. It’s the flame of passion when you’re achieving your goals in doing something that you love. The slow burning fire of love. The bonfire you gather around with good friends and a glass of wine.

When you feel like everything has become too much, it’s the soft glow of the embers in your heart that help you keep going. It’s everywhere you go… everywhere you glow.

Stories are everywhere. Everyone has a story. My goal is to tell stories that inspire, that fuel flames of fun and adventure, shining a light of positivity, living a glowing life!

Wellness With Essential Oils – Is It All In The Mind?

Wellness With Essential Oils – Is It All In The Mind?

Wellness and well-being. It’s what we all want, right? For ourselves and for our families, in mind, body and heart. In my own journey to better well-being, I have been exploring all the different aspects that could meaningfully contribute to our overall health. One of these is essential oils. If you’ve been wondering, here’s exactly what all the hype is about…

Why Are My Carrots Pink? …and Other FAQ About Organic Food…

Why Are My Carrots Pink? …and Other FAQ About Organic Food…

All about the pink carrots…
So what is organic food really and what is all the fuss about? Part of a healthy lifestyle is knowing where our food comes from. Get all the answers here!

Growing Up Glowing – A Woman’s Story of Survival and Inner Strength

Growing Up Glowing – A Woman’s Story of Survival and Inner Strength

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. This, is my own.

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 […]

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.