My 3 Strike Superstition
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My ‘Three Strike” Superstition 

My "3 Strike" Superstition, and why I listen to it.

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blogging, Blogs, family, human rights, kids, motherhood, Parenting, south africa, Stay-at-home-mom, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe

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." There are so many things that have happened in the history of the world that… Continue reading What Does Their Future Hold? 

family, Holiday, Writing

Galentine’s Day 20 Years Ago

Today is Galentine's day. The day before Valentine's day when you are supposed to celebrate the day with all your Gal-Pals. Today there is a photo circulating on my facebook profile. It's a photo of my five friends and I, in our school uniforms, each holding a red rose. I remember that day like it… Continue reading Galentine’s Day 20 Years Ago

Holiday, Parenting, travelling, Uncategorized, Zimbabwe

Holiday snaps …

I don't really have a lot to say today. It's one of those days when I just want to crawl into bed, block out the day-light and maybe resurface tomorrow with a more positive frame of mind.  So on that note, I thought I would share a few of my favorite photos from our short… Continue reading Holiday snaps …

Picking Mulberry Stained Hands
africa, kids, motherhood, Parenting, travelling, Uncategorized

Home is where the heart is! 

That quote is so true of where the girls and I are today. Home. Home, where I grew up. Home, where my parents (all four of them)are. Home, where the grandparents want to have their granddaughters with them, and no request is too big or impossible. Where they are given the undivided attention all kids… Continue reading Home is where the heart is! 

kids, motherhood, Parenting, SAHM, travelling, Uncategorized

Flying with the girls 

We travel, a lot. My husband and I love going to new places, and rarely go somewhere twice. Hence my tag line - never backwards, always forwards. This is true with the exception of going home to Zimbabwe. We go there whenever we can but that's because it's home for us. One day we will… Continue reading Flying with the girls