A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination. Nelson Mandela MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet celebrates 21 years this year! 21 years of making a difference. 21 years of giving back. 21 years…

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South Africa has my heart

South Africa has my heart

Even during loadshedding, I love living in South Africa. I have always been proudly South African and have never felt the pull to move anywhere outside of Africa. I will admit though, I am dreaming…

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Things I Love About My 14 Year Old Daughter

Things I Love About My 14 Year Old …

A couple of years ago when I was knee deep in Kiara’s toddler tantrums, I was convinced I had done irreparable damage to our relationship. Like her younger sister, she never slept, she stood her…

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I secretly love our crazy bedtime routine.

I secretly love our crazy bedtime routine.

Emma’s sleeping habits have been discussed in many many blog posts and instastories. She was never a fan of sleeping and for many many many nights we fought hard to get her just to lie…

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Reasons My Kids Have Thrown Tantrums

Reasons My Kids Have Thrown Tantrums

Emma’s sleeping habits have been discussed in many many blog posts and instastories. She was never a fan of sleeping and for many many many nights we fought hard to get her just to lie…

Things I love about my 16 year old son

Things I love about my 16 year old …

Nothing really prepares you for motherhood. Those first few months with a new baby are absolutely terrifying and overwhelming. When I had my oldest I spent months believing I had broken him. He cried non-stop,…

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Our First Month Of Homeschooling – A Look Back

Our First Month Of Homeschooling – A Look …

We have been homeschooling for just over a month now. It has been simultaneously harder and easier than I imaged it would be. Overall though we are happy with how our first month of homeschooling…

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Summer is awesome!

Summer is awesome!

Every summer and every winter we complain about how hot and how cold it is. It is a little pointless because the seasons have been changing for thousands of years, so we know it is…

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These are a few of the things I love!

These are a few of the things …

What are some of the things you love? Obviously we all love our families but what are some of the things and experiences that bring you joy outside of being a mother? Every day life…

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Reasons I Love Being A Mother

Reasons I Love Being A Mother

Hello February, the month of love and all things red and heart shaped! Motherhood isn’t just about sleepless nights, piles of laundry and tantrums. It is actually pretty awesome and there are a lot of…

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How To Make Eco-Bricks

How To Make Eco-Bricks

“The greatest threat to our planet is the belief that someone else will save it.” – Robert Swan, Author We have always recycled but last year I started really focusing on trying to make our home…

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