Life has been rather crazy lately… a mixture of feelings and emotions that is not quite that easy to explain or put into words, but let me give it a try… This past month I have felt a combination of:
I have had so many people message, e-mail and phone me to ask what is going on… what happened… what have I done??? Well, I am going to try to explain it all. This post is about why and how I quit my job with no solid back-up plan, just a lot of hopes and… Read More Sometimes It’s Okay To Quit
On Friday evening I got home from dinner with friends after a crazy busy, but wonderful day. I was on a such natural high after spending a really great day with my son that I completely forgot that the South African Mommy Blogger Award announcements were happening that eve. As I put my son to… Read More Caffeine and Fairydust Won The Award For Best Blog of 2017! #SAMommyBloggerAwards
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!