Before I go too deep down this spiraling rabbit hole of school fees, can I just say that I appreciate teachers. I appreciate the men and women that teach my kids things that I can’t, who look after them and keep them safe while I work my butt off to afford their services. I do… Read More Holy Ship Guys – Can We Talk About The Cost Of Schooling?
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
Have you ever heard the saying “comparison is the thief of joy”? It is a quote by Theodore Roosevelt, and I use it quite often. Why? Because it is absolutely, undeniably and completely true. I speak from experience. For the longest time I found myself drowned out by a sea of voices. These voices were telling… Read More Overcoming Comparison
Today I did something pretty freakin’ amazing. Well, it is to me anyway. See, it was the first time in 7-years I was able to do it… We had some errands to run in town, and afterwards the kids were begging me to go to the beach. Normally I don’t take them to the beach… Read More Today I Did Something Amazing… I Wore A F@%*ing Swimsuit
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!
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.
Bully noun, plural bullies. 1. a blustering, quarrelsome, overbearing person who habitually badgers and intimidates smaller or weaker people. I have not thought about the person who bullied me for quite some time – which is odd, seeing as that person almost ruined my life – and ultimately almost ended it. A few weeks ago… Read More How Being Bullied Affected My Life – 10 Years Later
Every year my birthday is a disaster… I’m not sure why. Maybe my expectations are too high, or maybe I’m just selfish… and sometimes life just gets in the way.