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Dear Skinny Me

This was taken at Riley's birthday party - when all you ate was a handful of broccoli and 7 litres of water. Remember how you cringed when you saw this picture because you thought that you were overweight? Do you remember how you beat yourself up about wanting a slice of Riley's birthday cake? How you… Continue reading Dear Skinny Me

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It’s time for that talk

There comes a time in every parent's life where you need to have the talk with your kids. You know which talk I'm talking about, right? Well, we recently had that little chat with Riley. It's a little bit hard to believe that my baby is a puberty hitting, pre-teen on the cusp of manhood. Inching… Continue reading It’s time for that talk

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Soup to see me through highveld winters

Is highveld one word or two? What is highveld you ask? Well, it's what people over 30 call JHB thanks to a radio show - maybe that's because of where it is located geographically, probably the latter. So, I became the ultimate adult recently when I made a pot of (surprisingly) good vegetable soup. I'm… Continue reading Soup to see me through highveld winters