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Category: Random Thoughts

On the death of a mom

I did not know Jess Nicholson well but I knew her well enough to say that she never seemed to complain and that she struck me as very brave. Her […]

Eyeball your child

Eyeball your child until you can see what is really important. Stalk them if you must… So Kev and I are planning a trip without the kids. We fondly refer […]

Dear Santa (letter from a mom)

I don’t know who wrote this but I wish I did. I received this from my friend Jo and thought I would share it with all of you as my […]

Madiba told his, now tell yours

My 20 month old daughter chews like my grandmother. My grandmother, who was an amazing person by the way, passed away when I was only 21 and so she never […]

On Potties and Beasts

A while ago I was sitting at the airport coming back after visiting special friends in JHB. It was an emotional visit and it got me reflecting on things that […]

Reasons I drink wine

Let me start with the Flings. Or any food for that matter; food that I find everywhere. Stuffed into the deep dark corners of couches and car seats, under my […]