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We Plan, God Laughs

We Plan, God Laughs

  There is that saying that ‘if you want to make God laugh, tell Him about your plans’. Well, I couldn’t agree more. As humans, we seem to want to be in control of everything. I guess because being in control gives us a sense of power, reassurance that everything will be okay. There are […]

How Do I Do It with SIX Under SIX?

How Do I Do It with SIX Under SIX?

  I have six awesome little kiddies, all under the age of six. A five-year-old boy with mild autism or what I like to call ‘superpowers’, a delightful four-year-old daughter, a very energetic three-year-old boy, mischievous nearly two-year-old twin boys and a precious 6-month old girl. People often ask me, ‘how do you do it?’, […]

God Saw You Needed This Trial

God Saw You Needed This Trial

  This earthly life is one of trial and don’t we mothers know it? Every day in our domestic realm there seems to be new trials, new challenges and a certain amount of battle fatigue. No sooner are our children out of one challenging phase than they’re entrenched in another: nocturnal restlessness, biting, sickness, curiosity […]

It's Completely Natural

It’s Completely Natural

  On a recent shopping expedition Master 3 weeks was very vocal about his devastating hunger, yes I am being a little sarcastic, the poor darling had fed only 2 hours before! Despite the fact that breastfeeding facilities are provided in the mall in which I was in, there was only one chair and it […]

Could Your Expectations Be Causing Conflict In Your Marriage?

Could Your Expectations Be Causing Conflict In Your Marriage?

  EXPECTATIONS EXPECTATIONS EXPECTATIONS!! How many times have we let our expectations get the better of us?? The problem is, you may not even realise you are doing it. I had an interesting realisation this past weekend about expectations. I noticed I tend to fight more with my husband on the weekend, while week days […]

Book Review: Subverted

Book Review: Subverted

   It may only be early in the year but I’m calling it as I see it. Subverted is one of the must read books of the year. No, I’m not exaggerating. It’s no secret that I’ve researched a lot about feminism and its consequences and that, in my case, my passion for this area […]

Men...Women, Are We So Different?

Men…Women, Are We So Different?

I asked my husband over dinner, what is the difference between you and me? As in between men and women? He quite readily came up with a list! He said that men are… More visual More selfish Stronger They don’t like to share their feelings They communicate via doing things (side by side not face to […]

A Fresh Start

A Fresh Start

  A new year holds lots of promise for us. A new beginning, a fresh start, it beckons us to make adjustments in our lives, based on the previous year. New years resolutions are made, and often, swiftly broken. I had given little thought to new years resolutions and was caught, somewhat off guard, by […]

The Changing Face Of Motherhood

The Changing Face Of Motherhood

  We are entering interesting times. Influential women such as Helen Mirren, Dolly Parton, Julia Gillard and Julie Bishop are the faces of a wave of childless women. These are successful, intelligent women who made a decision not to have children. They are not alone. There are many successful career women in their late forties […]

Fashion, Corruption And Respect Part One

Fashion, Corruption And Respect Part One

   As we near the advent of warmer weather I can’t help but inwardly groan as I consider that soon we will see hoards of lemmings following the fashion fads, wearing barely-there clothing that defies the definition of clothing, let alone modesty. And so I began thinking, how did we get to the point where […]