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On Things That Have Changed, Since I Last Blogged

I love blogging. But lately, it’s been hard to find the words to blog, since I use up so many of my words on a daily basis to pay the bills. Doing what you love, for yourself, is hard when … Continue reading

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On Lessons Learned During #BackToSchool Week

With such a long holiday in December/January, most parents look forward to their kids going back to school in January. I am no different. It’s a long six weeks at home, with both kids, because as a freelance copywriter, I’m … 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 @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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Two Boys, Twice The Guilt.

When it comes to being a mother, I’d say the most pervasive emotion is that of guilt. Sure, love is there. But secondary to guilt. This new baby has brought with him a whole new level of guilt. I knew … Continue reading

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Book Review: “Thirty Second World” – Emma van der Vliet @PenguinBooksSA

There are some things that you should know about me, as a book reader. 1. There are two kinds of books that I read. Sci-Fi/Fantasy and recipe books. Ok, secretly there are THREE kinds of books – I also read … Continue reading

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Happiness: It’s All In The Pursuit, Right?

I’ve spent the last few weeks making some important decisions. Learning some serious life-lessons and being educated on priorities. It took a month at home with my son and The Boyfriend to remind me what actually mattered in life. I’ve … Continue reading

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On Multi-Tasking: Some Things Fall By The Wayside, It’s True

It’s no excuse that I’ve been busy, I know. So instead of apologising, I’ll get right into the blogpost. Since I’ve been AWOL for quite some time, let’s break it down by category: 1. Work things: Of course, there’s Girl … Continue reading

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On Why Everything Hinges On Him

He’s what keeps me grounded. He’s my logic, my reason and my motivation. He’s the constant smiling-laughing-talking-kissing reminder of why I do what I do. His are the blue eyes of unquestioning trust. Of love and necessity and the absolutely … Continue reading

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Things I’m Totally Loving On Right Now

1.Looking for new things to fiddle with, now that I’m iPhone-photo-app-less and I’ve come across a few rad photo-editing apps for my mac in my explorations. Online photo-editing apps. Online photobooth apps. Trial versions of photo-editing apps, like this one. … Continue reading

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