This whole thing is actually her fault. My friend, that is, henceforth referred to as HoWWFII (Homeschooling Wonderwoman Whose Fault It Is.) She’s homeschooled her own 3 kids in the U.S., emigrated for 2 years to Zimbabwe, where we met, changed their lifestyle and outlook radically because, well, deepest darkest Africa will do that to … Continue reading Homeschool. Good Eggs & Graduations.
T'was the end of the year 2000, the turn of the year. Factually, the turn of the whole millenium. I was 36 weeks pregnant with the world's busiest baby, whose due date was 6th January. We had already decided his name would be Aiden, which means 'fire' because we felt it described his character- he was … Continue reading New Year’s Day…yeeee-nnggg!#@&*
Hi, my name is Lea. Hi Lea. It’s been 7 months and 28 days since my I last lost my mind. Wow, that’s good going. Well done. Well, until yesterday, that is. I relapsed yesterday. Oh dear. Why don’t you tell us what happened? Well, I had been doing really well up to then. I … Continue reading Mind-losers Anonymous.
No thank you. I will always answer that question with a no. Why? Because I'm strong, independent, capable and people depend upon me to do what I gotta do. Well, I'm starting to realise what a steaming, smelly pile of poo that really is. To God, and to His plan for things. Heath is helpful. My … Continue reading Can I help you?
2014- The (back-up) update of our impending emigration continues: 12 May- Everything comes together and we book our tickets to fly to Joburg on the 14th! Have hired car and sorted accommodation with Heath's cousin, Cleedon and Zereena. They very bravely offered to have us stay for the week that we are in Jo'burg. 13 May- Some crazy running around; … Continue reading Update #6- Warning: Contains Toilet Humour. 4 boys, what do you expect?
Family life. I think we're striking the balance. Some days, anyway; maybe even most days. It's like standing on a see-saw, you know. If you walk on the bar a little too much to one side, the whole thing tips up, and it's scary, and dangerous, and you have to find the point of balance … Continue reading Update #17- The Balancing Act