Category Archives: Sleep

Growth Every season

[caption id="attachment_642" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Yum yum"][/caption] Hello friends! The Southern Hemisphere has recently entered into the autumn season, but knowing my country like I do ( we are on the southern most tip of Africa) we won't enjoy much of the season because before we know it winter will be here and it'll be out…
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Restless fingers

[caption id="attachment_636" align="aligncenter" width="620" caption="Adam was feeling under the weather, so he thought he's SMS his friend that works at the chemist to ask if they had nyjdgsnrdgsh"][/caption] I have been bad. It's a slip that's so out of character that I'm a bit ashamed, I know for a lot of my friends and peers…
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What if your bad day happens outside the country?

Image source My friends say I have absolutely the best travel luck because in my years of traveling I have never had a serious crisis while traveling — except that one time I was certain I saw Prince Harry on London bridge. That was the best screaming, exclamation-mark-abusing email I have ever sent in my…
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Geeking out and sleeping in

[caption id="attachment_622" align="aligncenter" width="300" caption="I could be find is such spaces in my school days, doing work or making lists."][/caption] First of all most of the people who know me would be shocked to know that I am writing this in my comfy, soul-warming bed. Because 1) it's a public holiday and 2) I spend…
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Gratitude

At my house we say words of gratitude before every meal, in the morning and in the evening.  This is our (hubby and I) way of teaching the kids that the world doesn't owe you anything and that we must always be grateful for what we have. It's sometimes hard with teens in whose eyes…
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Where do your products come from?

Happy Human Rights week! When your child asks you "mum, where does milk come from" I expect that you say it comes from cows, right? Your older child who is more aware might jokingly dispute that and say your milk comes from the local supermarket. I suppose you'd both be right. But there is a…
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Glitz and Glitches

On Sunday I was curled up on the carpet in my new living room watching my sister's old 35cm television, the occasion? The 2012 South African Film and TV awards. Don't pity me just yet, my aunt has this great two-seater sofa in her garage and she said I could have it if I can…
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How-to: Not get hired

A few weeks ago fellow The Morning After blogger The Late Bloomer posted a blog that really moved me. The part that really stood out to me was the call for people to use their skills and what they know to help create better communities and ultimately a better country. She is truly all about…
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Bad days come in threes

How I am sitting here with a chilled glass of mother's medicine — as coined by one of my most favourite people (ma Zane) — and writing a recap of my not-very nice last three days is a mystery to me. These few days proved to me that I'm not superwoman or supermum for that…
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It’s a way of life

A while back one of my kids called me into the homework room with a very excited tone, she was on the computer and wanted me to see a funny meme she'd found on the internet, yes it's the above picture. She went on to explain that it was a reference to the best teen…
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