iSickandTired. Taming Technology with Teenagers.

Give me the Black Plague any day. I am, on a regular basis, wishing I was born in a different time era, as I figure pestilences and industrial revolutions are nothing compared to negotiating technology with teenagers. For the plague, I will find a natural remedy for it online. Oh wait… no technology? Errr... Geez, … Continue reading iSickandTired. Taming Technology with Teenagers.


A New Name!

Children and husbands go hungry, laundry is unattended, and the sink is full of dishes. I lose track of time, I fiddle with the pretty pictures far too long, and I feel elated when everything is done and I hit ‘publish.’ That’s what happens when I write. I should really stop. My head voices say, … Continue reading A New Name!

Grumpy Old Cow- A Lesson in Contentment for 2018.

Once upon a time, we're at the beach and the wind is blowing. (Nothing new in Cape Town!) I don't like the wind. I barely like the beach, because it's made of sand, and the sea in Cape Town is made from ice, so you don't ever wear a swimming costume to the beach, you … Continue reading Grumpy Old Cow- A Lesson in Contentment for 2018.

It’s Going To Be Okay.

They’re born and the milestones are thick and fast. They drink. They eat. Burping, pooping. Growing (weigh, measure, worry). More poop. And is it the right colour, consistency, frequency? First smiles. Laughter. Teeth appear. Usually with teething. Sleep (yeah, not really). Words are highly anticipated and duly celebrated. Crawling. Make sure they crawl otherwise in … Continue reading It’s Going To Be Okay.