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The unraveling with anxiety and depression

I could feel that I was slowly but surely falling apart. I had no inner strength or energy to even try and pretend to hold myself together. Everything felt heavy, and I felt weak. I could no longer hold back the tears that poured from a very broken place. I couldn’t even string proper sentences together or verbalize what I was feeling. I suppose because I had no idea what exactly was happening. I was unraveling, and I could no longer fight it. I bent with it and lay in… Read More

Drops of Youth | The Body Shop

I am on a quest, a quest that involves reversing time without using a time machine. A quest that not even Indiana Jones could possibly fathom or truly solve. The quest of slowing down (as much as possible) the aging process (insert mad laughter) My skin has taken a major backseat this year, as I have neglected it and now as Winter draws to a close I can see how damaged, dehydrated and wrinkle induced it has become. Yes, we all know that we need to eat healthy, drink plenty… Read More

On your third birthday

It’s your birthday my little Mali-boo! You have been speaking about your birthday and birthday party for days now. Every now and then you run up to me to tell me it’s your party soon and that all of your favourite people are coming. You even mentioned one of your YouTube drumming hero’s, and how you will see them at your party #dreamsdocometrue #maybeforyournextbirthday You asked for a dinosaur party, naturally. It’s no surprise to us ,because you are going through a major dinosaur phase. Sometimes you will draw “dinosaur… Read More

Whatever it takes | #CarseatFullstop

Parenting is full on, let’s just be real, and let’s just be honest. Some days make sense whilst other days feel like a total blur. Therefore, we as parents try our best to sneak in those “short cuts”. You know those little things we do or say in order to survive being sucked into the parenting vortex. SHORT CUT LIVING Short cuts could range from small innocent things through to more potentially serious things :  1 ) Giving into your child’s tantrum by giving them what they want , because… Read More

Our hero returns

A quick little post to shout to the online roof tops “HUBBY IS COMING HOME!” Let’s rewind shall we? My husband went to New York for work, filming and the like. He has been away for just over two weeks. The first week Malakai and I were fine, we had our routine, and my parents helped with Mali. But the second week we could all feel the stretch. Malakai became more emotional and sensitive, especially in the evenings, and he mostly wanted to hang out with my dad and brother… Read More