Category Archives: life things

On Adult ADD: 5 Things I Want Non-ADD People To Know

People are always surprised when I tell them I take medication because I’ve been diagnosed with ADD. “But you’re an adult,” they say, “how can you possibly have ADD?”. Well. ADD is something that you have your whole life. Much … Continue reading

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On Having Boys: It’s An Adventure, For Sure

A few days ago, I spent a morning working at my favourite coffee shop/waffle house in the Vale. Despite being absorbed in my writing, I couldn’t help but eavesdrop on a conversation going on next to me. Two moms were … Continue reading

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On Fathering: You’re Better Than You Think

Yesterday was Father’s Day. Despite the Hallmark commercial nature of the occasion, it was an opportunity for me to reflect. To appreciate and recognise you as my partner in parenting. To acknowledge your contribution and take time to make the … Continue reading

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On Adulting With ADD

I wrote a while back, about our firstborn’s ADD and the decision to medicate. In this article, I made reference to the fact that I’d been diagnosed with ADD myself, but didn’t venture into what this meant for me. So … Continue reading

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On Lessons I’ve Learned Since The Big Three Oh

I didn’t pay much attention to the fact that I turned 30 last December. I was too busy chasing deadlines and trying not to be a shitty mom to notice that I was no longer in my 20s. Since life … Continue reading

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On Bouncing Your Brains Out

Last Thursday we got to attend the launch of something exciting. Something really exciting. The likes of which we’ve only seen on TV, and never dreamed that we’d have in South Africa. What am I talking about? BOUNCEInc. Located next … Continue reading

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On @AfricologySpa & Making Me-Time

The last time I went to a spa was probably over 6 years ago. It’s not something I choose to do, or generally have time for. With 2 kids, 1 husband and a full-time job, who has time for spas? … Continue reading

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On My #AeroLetGo Moment

What’s the best part about blogging? Most people would assume that it’s the free stuff, right? The press drops and blogger packs that show up at your office. It’s a topic that’s been on my mind recently, this influencer campaign … Continue reading

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On Makin’ Babies & Succulent Propagation

I decided to put together a little blog post containing all the tips I’ve picked up from my personal experience on the thievery, propagation and growing of all things succulent. Continue reading

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On Doughing It Right: @Casalottis Pizza Club

You can taste my creation for yourself – this month only at Casalotti’s. While you’re at it, you’ll be helping me in my attempt to earn The Big Boy a home for life on this legendary pizza menu. Continue reading

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