Positive Assertiveness

The journey continues, searching for the ever-elusive ‘wellbeing’, be it at work or in our personal lives. Another slice of personal wellness is being able to ‘positively assert’ one’s self. Late last year I attended a mini workshop on Positive Assertiveness and I’m going to…

Midmar madness

Our road-trip for December was exploring a little more of KZN’s famous ‘Midlands Meander’. We used Airbnb for the first time and stayed over in Howick for a few days an we visited the gorgeous Midmar Dam for the first time ever. I don’t know…

Barbie through the ages

When I heard that Barbie was doing another movie, it got me thinking about my childhood memories of Barbie, and her influence on my own kids. My first Barbie was the 1989 Friendship Barbie. I have a clear image of her in my mind, and…

Dinovember and magical childhood memories

By now many of you will know about my insane obsession with creating fantastical magical childhood memories and traditions for my kids. From glittery Tooth Fairy foot prints, to snowy Santa footprints and even muddy Easter Bunny footprints (There are a lot of footprints involved…

Clicks Baby Club #BabyMeetUp

  When it comes to affordable, high quality baby items, Clicks is the absolute leader of the pack. With their already low prices, coupled with amazing specials and the Baby Club by Clicks program, they’re, in my mind, second to none. I had the absolute pleasure…

Keep Calm….

This post was penned quite sometime ago, June 17th to be exact. At the time I had just had a glorious, magnificent, tremendous argument with my “SO”, notice how I magnanimously left out the B in that acronym. When in the midst of any such…

The hunt for “Age appropriate” gifts

With each new birthday or Christmas comes the inescapable hunt for “age appropriate ” gifts. Kivesh is going to be 7 soon, so the search is on for birthday gifts. Seven is kind of hitting the transmission phase, he’s still a baby but he’s figuring things…

The smell of a childhood memory

I know right of the top that that sounds weird,  but I’m sure most of you know exactly what I mean. A few weeks ago we had a lovely long weekend. and on the last day, Praven decided (at 8am) that we should take a spontaneous drive down…

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