My son saw the #metoo #amInext march in Cape Town last week on the news. The conversation went like this: “Why are they marching Mom?” “Because violence against women in South Africa is like an epidemic my son” “But why Mom?” “Because there is something fundamentally wrong in our society?” “But why Mom?” “Because my […]
My book ‘The Mommy Diaries’ is here!
Parenting is not for sissies! And once you’ve survived the spit up, the sleepless nights and the nappy changes (oh my goodness so many nappy changes!) you think you’ve survived it all.
Until you suddenly find yourself with a pre-teen or teen in the house!
Find the kindle version here: The Mommy Diaries
People are often surprised to hear that 3 of my closest friends (shout out Vicki, Nina and Reneé) are friends from my Primary School, High School and Varsity days. It’s a bit like telling someone that you still have a Hotmail account. Or a Tamagotchi. And it prompted me to try to understand what is […]
How do you pray for your enemies? Don’t worry, as much as you never thought you’d read a post about this, I never thought I’d write one. Considering that you might have an enemy is like considering that you might go bald. Not a fun thought. Something you’d pay money to avoid if you could. […]
The wierdest thing happened to me last year. I got one, singular, black hair on my chin. I am not even joking. I called my mom, in full blown panic mode (wondering, am I the only one? Please no! Is this 40? Really? They should stop saying 40 is fabulous if 40 is actually hairy…and […]
You’ve barely (guiltily, mock-begrudgingly) worked your way through the Christmas leftovers, and your skinny jeans seem to be really upset with you. You know you are about to fail the ultimate female test of being able to zip those babies up! There is a mountain of scrunched up, used wrapping paper as a passive-aggressive reminder […]