The other side of grief

What does grief look like on the other side?  I have learnt over the past year that grief has many faces.  For a few years, I walked on the one side of grief. I had written an article about loss last year whilst my Dad […]

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Confessions from an imperfect mom

I have been captivated by the thought that we reproduce who we are in others for as long as I can remember.  We will reproduce not only what we say, but who we are.  It is something that is ‘caught’ and not ‘taught’.  Apple trees […]

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Are you ready to ride the rollercoaster? 

Almost 80% of new parents say that they feel unprepared for the road ahead called ‘parenthood’. They say that they have done little to prepare for the next 18 years or so and as a result often find themselves on the back foot.  Parenthood is […]

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2 myths working moms believe

As a mother, my job is to take care of the possible and trust God with the impossible* .  Did you know that working moms up by 800% since 1860?  In the USA 65-75% moms work and in SA, most homes run by single moms.  […]

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NEWSFLASH: There are no perfect parents

Yes, you read correctly. There are no perfect parents in this world. We are all imperfect beings and, therefore, are raise imperfect children. This thought gripped my heart recently when I realized (again) that my children are being raised by a mom and dad with […]

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HOW TO TRAVEL THE WORLD: Preparing for your adventure

“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain I am not the same having seen the sun rise in another country, having tasted the food, met new friends […]

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Joy in the Journey

Choosing Joy in the Journey What a beautiful privilege for me to guest post on Mandi’s blog. Not only is she a very dear friend of mine, but she is someone who has imparted much wisdom to me repeatedly over the years. The Lord has […]

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Dare to dream

Two nights ago one of my dreams was fulfilled.  I had always wanted to write a book and so I embarked on that journey last year.  It was a fun process, filled with more joy than I could’ve imagined.  But never in a million years […]

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