Afrikaans Post – Trappe van vergelyking

Originally posted on Finesse Voelgoed’s blog page – this one got a lot of comments from mothers who could relate with my struggle of comparison between mother’s Ek onthou nog hoe my Laerskool onnie ons die trappe van vergelyking laat hardop sê het soos ‘n papagaai. Vir ‘n elf jarige dogtertjie het die reëls van…

Afrikaans Post – Pak jou stewels vir jou reis van moederskap

As mentioned previously, I have been blogging for Finesse Voelgoed since January and decided to repost the posts on my personal blog as well. Repost from Finesse Voelgoed Soos my dogtertjie mevrou-mevrou speel, sit ek en verkyk my aan hoe ons al van kleins af met ons poppies speel en ‘n interne moederinstink van vroeg…

Afrikaans Post – Hoop in die donker

This year I started blogging for Finesse Voelgoed as part of their blogger’s network which is a dream come true. It is such a privilege (and sometimes a challenge) to be able to blog in my mother tongue and about one of my favourite topics i.e Motherhood. I decided to repost those blogs I do for…

Wanderlust – Adventure on a budget

I am sure by now you also wish you could have traveled the world and have seen all the things our guest bloggers have seen. Even if you have rather chosen family life, your career or just have not been able to afford traveling overseas, you still can have your own adventure this December. I…

Eating Disorders- What’s the big deal? (Part 2)

July is mental health awareness month and so I thought it would be great to hear from an expert about this broad and mostly unspoken field. Following on from Part 1 about eating disorders, Karlien discusses the three main categories of eating disorders and how to ensure that your children are more resilient in the…

{ Inspire ME }

I found this quote a couple of months ago and was instantly drawn to the simplicity and truth: How amazing is it that something simple like saltwater has healing properties, not only on a physical level but on an emotional level as well.  After doing some research on the internet I was amazed to read…

I am my own worst enemy

It has been exactly a month since I have posted anything on my blog. I was feeling uninspired and life got in the way. It is easy to make excuses to why you can’t do something, whether it is writing a blog post, doing chores, reaching a goal you set for yourself or just sending…

People that inspire me

With the abundance of bloggers, YouTubers and podcasts out there, it is not hard to find someone who speaks to you and who inspires you. This said; because there are so many out there, it is quite time-consuming and draining seeking someone who speaks your language, who has the same viewpoints as you and who…