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I have big feet. Like, size 8 big feet. I seldom paint my toenails bright colours because there is just SO MUCH surface area. On a normal woman, pink toenails look sweet and summery. On me, it looks like I spilled paint on my feet. This, however, is not my primary problem. My main defect … Continue reading Say Something

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Rookie Mom: How to Partner with Teachers

If you live in South Africa, this week your Facebook feed has been filled with pictures of kids on their first day of school. If you're like me, you've been sending messages back and forth about kids who are fine, mothers who are not, hints of tears and declarations of wine. When I imagine having twenty-eight little … Continue reading Rookie Mom: How to Partner with Teachers

What To Do When Life Is Hard

Today, I got a message from a special friend of mine overseas whose three year old has just spent two days in hospital. Her little girl has some as yet undiagnosed cardiac and respiratory problem. The day before, I got an email from another close friend who found a lump. We're waiting for results. This past … Continue reading What To Do When Life Is Hard