17.10.2019 07:00 am
Halloween is just around the corner, are you ‘Trick or Treating’ this year?
Thursday, 31 October 2019 marks the day to celebrate Halloween this year. There are some fun ways to celebrate this holiday. Below is a list of all the events happening around Gauteng and Cape Town for Halloween fanatics.
You can’t get away from viruses, they are tiny and invisible to the naked eye and they are just about everywhere
We shouldn’t be governed by people’s expectations. We shouldn’t be shackled to people’s opinions. We shouldn’t set ourselves on fire to keep them warm.
We all have, what I like to call “vulnerability zones”, areas of our lives that we are hesitant to talk about – or write about. Well, this post walks straight into the middle of one such “vulnerability zone” for me!
It can be worrisome when it interrupts sleep or makes a partner uncomfortable.
To add to your everyday flu remedies, here are some additional hacks to alleviate your symptoms.
Making friends in your 30’s is hard, making friends in your 30’s when you have a time and energy vampire (otherwise known as kids) is near impossible. So, what do you do?
As one mom on Facebook, so eloquently put it: “People say ‘well what did people do before vaccines/antibiotics/pasteurisation?’ as if that’s an argument for going natural. They died, Carol. A lot of people died.”
I turned 37 last year. As my children sang “Happy Birthday”, showering me with kisses and laughter, I looked at the full table in front of me; an amazing husband and father, five gorgeous children, and I thought to myself: “My, how I have grown.”
Most people who know me would probably say that I am an outspoken woman and a little opinionated (okay, maybe more than a ‘little’)… I have strong convictions and beliefs, and I tend to wear them on my sleeve. Loudly!
2018 was not a great year for the world, maybe 2019 will be better, but not unless we as humans start to change our ways. And where better to start than the people raising the future generations of humans.
At some point, I hope that the fantasy of parenthood that I retain will be replaced with the reality that I have come to know.
Can we really, as parents, keep our children safe from harm, heart-ache, horror or hardship? I think there is too much in this world to guard against, therefore the best way to protect is to prepare.
Family holidays are both a dream and a nightmare, especially when it is with the broader family. The travel time, the close quarters, the differing parenting styles, the relationship dynamics…