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My Instaweek Round-up: August Week 2

Well I am a bit late getting this post out this weekend. I blame my husband and step-daughter who is out from the UK for her summer holidays. Having them both home all week has been awesome, but I also feel like I’m on holiday.

We’ve been busy doing things as a family in the afternoons and evenings when the girls are finished school. In fact, just getting my youngest to go to school has been a trial, she suffers massively from FOMO and we’ve had a few tantrums at the classroom door this week! #givemestrength. As you will see, even my instagram has been a bit slow this week, but nevertheless, let’s get this show on the road.  Continue reading “My Instaweek Round-up: August Week 2”

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To My Women on Women's Day

It is ‘Women’s Day’ today. A day to celebrate being a woman, and to recognise all the amazing women in our lives.

If I could have one wish this Women’s Day, it would be to spend the day with the women in my life who showed me what it is to be a phenomenal woman by sharing your love, support and guidance with me in my life.  Continue reading “To My Women on Women's Day”

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What Does Their Future Hold? 

Today is Human Rights Day in South Africa, Tuesday 21 March 2017.

To quote my favourite poet, the ever wise Maya Angelou’s said:

“History, despite its wrenching pain cannot be unlived, but if faced with courage, need not be lived again.”

Continue reading “What Does Their Future Hold? “

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How Do I Make You Feel?

One of things I am trying to constantly remind my girls when they have one of their little fights is the power of their words. If they say nasty and unkind things to each other, how does that make their sister feel? If she said those words back, how would it make you feel?

They are young, they don’t always get it, but hopefully if I repeat myself enough eventually it will sink in.  Continue reading “How Do I Make You Feel?”