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Building Meaningful Connections with Your Kids

I was recently fortunate enough to join an informative discussion with Dove that centred around how to create meaningful connections with your kids and in doing so build their confidence and self-esteem. Teaching kids about…

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#BuyABook and Make A Difference

#BuyABook and Make A Difference

It is National Book Week and we are celebrating with a virtual tour of the country. A big part of the campaign focus is to make books and reading accessible to both adults and children…

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National Book Week: Why Reading is so Important

National Book Week: Why Reading is so …

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss Did you know that over half of all South African households…

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The Benefits of Music

The Benefits of Music

“Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.” – Maria von Trapp If you walk into our home at any given time you will find at least 3 out…

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Make a difference with MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet

Make a difference with MySchool MyVillage MyPlanet

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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They said she couldn’t, so she did!

They said she couldn’t, so she …

I haven’t shared about the older kids for a while. It is tough to share stuff about them as they get older. I am more aware of how it will affect them and also, I…

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Stop Making Excuses – You Can Work Out

Stop Making Excuses – You Can Work Out

I don’t particularly enjoy working out, even though I grew up active. I do it because I know it is good for my body and overall health. A few months ago we cancelled our gym…

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Happiness is a choice I make every single day

Happiness is a choice I make every …

There was a time, not so long ago where I was a bit of a drama llama. I would rant and vent and wallow and jump on any negative band wagon I could find. Social…

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Let’s talk about chocolate baby!

Let’s talk about chocolate baby!

Yesterday was chocolate day and I had planned to publish this then but we were so busy indulging in hot chocolate and burgers that I didn’t get around to it. It is never really the…

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Be happy! Really, properly happy!

Be happy! Really, properly happy!

Right now, if I think about it I could probably find a list as long as my arms of why I shouldn’t be happy. I could message a friend right now and spend the afternoon…

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