Spoiler Alert: You don’t have to love your body all the time

I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t love what my momma gave me all the time, and that’s 100% okay! You don’t have to love your body all the time either, and here is why. Continue reading

{Car Review} Boot Space and Inclines

I’m car shopping. I’ve had my little Lenore for 6 years already and she’s served me well, but I’m ready for a grown up car now.  Not that the Chev isn’t a grown up car, I’ve just outgrown her.  Continue reading

Tightening the apron strings

Since Riley was born, I’ve been very careful with how I keep an eye on him. I’ve been so obsessed with privacy and safety that some people on Facebook didn’t even know I had a kid. I’m serious about that one too.  Continue reading

One night in Nieu Bethesda

Eve Palmer said: “At first encounter the Karoo may seem arid, desolate and unforgiving, but to those who know it, it is a land of secret beauty and infinite variety.” If I think back to my first encounter with the Karoo, this couldn’t be more accurate.

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I’m the mom of a big kid now

In case you missed it, the 2016 school year has officially finished in South Africa and parents all over the show are bursting. PC and I are absolutely no exception, R did so very well this year and it is a big deal! Continue reading

Am I a bad mom?

This is a mom post, so prepare yourself for the mom voice that I warned you about.

I am pretty sure that I am not the only mom in the world who feels like she is failing her children. When I think of career driven women, I think of someone with a tidy, pitch black bob and crisp business suit. I am writing this with the same messy, blonde rats nest of a bun that I have worn for a week and the only clean clothes I could find (a severed head t-shirt and skinny jeans). Continue reading