I have been meaning to post this for the longest time, but I just have not been in the right head space to do it. I have been working through some things… depression, anger, fear, anxiety, pain. The whole reason I was asked to do this photo shoot was because I was strong, because I… Read More Roses For Thorns – Showing You My Darkness
Cape Town, I need to level with you here. I am scared, I am really scared. I don’t think people are taking this drought near serious enough. I have seen what happens when a town runs dry, I have watched people lose their livelihoods and the devastation that followed. That was just a little town… Read More Day Zero Is Coming – Here Are Some Tips To Help You Prepare For It
I write this post with a heart so heavy, it would sink to the bottom of the deepest ocean. But to get to the end, I need to start at the beginning… I found Luna through Sidewalk Specials, an amazing organization that rescues abused and unwanted dogs. They also rescue dogs that are on euthanasia… Read More My Dearest Luna… Hello & Goodbye
Dear Mikayla Rose, Today you turn seven. I have been your mom for 2823 days, yet it feels like a few seconds. I know, what a cliche. That might be true, but you won’t believe how it is breaking my heart that you are growing faster than what I can keep up with. I want you… Read More Mikayla – Seven Things About You That Take My Breath Away (Happy Birthday!)
At 00:00 We popped the champagne as the countdown ended and I filled my lungs with air and breathed again. I have been holding my breath for months, just waiting for 2017 to end and 2018 to start. I know that sounds silly. It is ridiculous, in fact… but if I thought 2016 was hard,… Read More Breathe – Hello 2018!
My darling boy… today you turned three. I don’t know how it happened, I blinked and all of a sudden you were taller and your facial features have changed into that of a toddler. My plan for today was much different to what it turned out to be. I was going to wake up… Read More Three With A Side Of Apology
I cannot believe that it has only been just over a year since we have moved to the farm. It feels like we have lived here forever? It has changed our lives for the better in so many ways, and it was honestly the best decision we could have made for our family.
Last week I was listening to the radio on my way to work, when Darren Simpson played the most beautiful speech to his Kfm audience. I am the daughter of a farmer, and it resonated with me and truly hit home. After he played the speech, he said “we should be treasuring our farmers, not… Read More So God Made A Farmer & The Need To Stand Up Against ALL Murder