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Why I write

I stumbled across this Pin on Pinterest that said : ” Write about why you write.” At first I was like, who has time to write about “why they write?” Then for about a week afterwards I could not for the life of me shake those haunting words that were making a nest in my head. So, I decided to sit with it and really meditate and reflect on it as a means of understanding my personal WHY behind my passion for writing. I must say this was a good… Read More

Brain Scans & Beach Waves

For most of you who may already know, will know that Malakai was having seizures relating to his brain. You can read a more in depth post about it over here. But for now I thought I would fast track from that last post and fill you in on the latest. POST SEIZURES As I mentioned in the previous post, Malakai has no recollection of the seizures. He thought he was in hospital for an “eina” (aka the drip) on his arm. He had his own room, with his own… Read More

I never chose toddlerhood, it chose me.

When I see parents of toddlers , I immediately feel a deep sense of respect for them and for some strange reason I hear Gangsters Paradise play in my mind, almost as if it’s a subconscious theme song for toddler living. “As I walk through the valley of the shadow of death , I take a look at my life and realize there’s nothing left “ I know you’re secretly jamming those lyrics with me as you read this. I don’t blame you it’s a personal fav of mine, and… Read More

Homie Designer Decor

How we choose to decorate our homes becomes an extension of who we are. Whether we are intentional about decorative details or not, it some how reflects our lifestyle , interests and personalities. Some people love minimal clean lines , some love to have a quirky mix – match of decor bits, where as others  may love classical and extravagant decorative elements within a home. ” Your home should tell the story of who you are, and be a collection of what you love.” –  Nate Berkus I discovered Homie… Read More

Unshakeable

It’s Sunday, Fathers Day and both of my boys have peaceful fallen asleep on the couch together. They both look so warm and peaceful on this rainy Wintery day – perfect snuggle weather . As I type this, I am sipping on my favourite – a Woolies Honey Nut Latte (addicted, and not ashamed) and I’m reflecting on the emotional rollercoaster that our little family has gone through in the last few days. Phew, what a ride with my ‘ride or die crew!’ We take YOLO very seriously in our… Read More