Category Archives: Everyday life

Good old days

When Little Captain was a few months old my sister sent me an eye-opening message. It went along the following lines: “you have a new-born for one month, a baby for one year, a toddler for 2 years, etc.” I think it is followed by a pre-schooler and continues until they are finished with school. It hit me hard that every stage of our children’s life is very short and that our time with them is limited. Continue reading Good old days

Welcome back

welcome back.Welcome back! I actually want to say whale-come back after our recent experience at sea.

In surviving all the busy-ness and chaos called “life”, we went away for a week on holiday. It was the boys’ first time at the sea and we enjoyed it a lot. Continue reading Welcome back

10 Fun facts about parrots

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We sat outside late one Friday afternoon when Little Captain suddenly said “parrot”. It came flying in on the porch and out again when our dog, let’s call him King James (he surely acts as if he is king and we are his followers) barked loud and chased him away. We calmed King James down and took him into the house and the parrot came down, sat on my husband and ate his food from his hand. Continue reading 10 Fun facts about parrots

10 Great things about South Africa

These days it is so easy to complain about everything. I have to admit that with all the corruption and crime going on in our beautiful country there is a time and place to be realistic and look at the facts, but there is also a time to be quiet and focus on the positive things. Continue reading 10 Great things about South Africa

In sickness and in health

I will love you... in sickness and in health - www.mommakingmemories.com

Today is our wedding anniversary. Eight years ago we said I do and promised to stand by one another… even in sickness and in health.

As you read a few weeks back I was very sick last year while being pregnant with Number One and ended up 29 days in hospital. It was a tough time for all our family and friends, especially my husband, who stood by my side. Luckily he was surrounded by supporting family and friends. Continue reading In sickness and in health

Miracle lady

surviving icuWhen I talk about the “miracle lady” I want you to know that it is all by the grace and goodness of God. All the glory to Him.

It all started a few months ago when I went to the doctor with chest pain and coughing… actually to 3 different doctors in a 4-week period. Continue reading Miracle lady