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“The Fear”

My husband and I have been talking a lot recently, about 'The Fear'. Since we met we have made lots of choices in our lives together, and whilst we may have been nervous about the outcome of some of those decisions, as we are getting older 'the fear' is becoming harder to ignore. Nelson Mandela… Continue reading “The Fear”

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What Happened To Competition?

When did the word 'competition' become a dirty word, not to be uttered for fear of being made to feel guilty for wanting more, or for fear of offending everyone?  I read a post today that got me all fired up, enough to actually put my fingers to my keyboard and write this post. It was… Continue reading What Happened To Competition?

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Are these the last days of summer? 

It certainly feels like it in South Africa anyway. The days are getting shorter. The nights are getting cooler. I feel like I'm running out of time, time for what I don't know but I am not a fan of winter, maybe that's what is making me feel a little anxious.  The girls have one… Continue reading Are these the last days of summer? 

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What’s Best For Them.

Yesterday started well. The girls were excited to go to school which tells me they enjoyed their first day back the day before. Thank goodness. They have been going for swimming lessons for a while now, and are both doing really well. We were a bit late for the lesson in the afternoon as was… Continue reading What’s Best For Them.

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I Want More For Them

When I was a little girl, I can remember thinking that to be married and have children must be the best thing you could ever have, if you can achieve that, your life will be perfect. I have 'achieved' that, and my life is pretty perfect. I'm very blessed. But ... I want so much… Continue reading I Want More For Them