R really dislikes his new teacher. After the amazing Mrs L last year (young, fun, passionate, active) I had a feeling that whoever he got this year wouldn’t measure up, but this morning in the car he looked really down and when I asked him what was up it all came out. She doesn’t shout, […]
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Sometimes I am amazed by God. My son has been saving up for an electric guitar for several months but he doesn’t get pocket money, he has to work to get money (washing the car, doing laundry etc). And it’s taking a long time. He now has around R800 but that’s a ways off what […]
This weekend past my sis, my mom and R went to Citrusdal hot springs. On the Saturday night we decided to do some writing exercises from a book my mom has – we all enjoy creative writing in my family so this is the kind of thing we do for fun 🙂 R hadn’t […]
I’m not feeling as peaceful as I’d like to. Things that help me feel peaceful include deep breathing, yoga, swimming, beach walks, gardening and getting enough sleep. Also, when I feel connected to people I love (my son, G, family, friends) then I feel a measure of peace. I’m not feeling too peaceful at the moment […]
What keeps YOU sane in bad times ?
On Sunday I went to church twice. Yes, 2 times, on the same day. This has not happened in so many years I can’t even remember when last…
So my son will be 12 next week.
A letter to the tooth fairy.
“I love you very much my boy and a little thing like a bit of loskopness is lost in all the brilliant parts of who you are…”
Doctors and doses…