• Adoption,  Parenthood

    3 years down…forever to go!

    I’ve been looking forward to this day ALL month long! My emotions are all over the place, as I think back to this day, three years ago, and relive every moment of it, feel all the emotions again, and experience a…

  • Inspiration,  Parenthood

    A lesson from my 3-year-old

    As parents, there are a lot of things we have taught our Noah over the years. We’ve taught him to sit, crawl and walk. We’ve taught him to feed himself. We’ve recently been teaching him how to brush his own…

  • Parenthood

    Tell me a story…

    Jason and I have always been avid readers. I remember learning to read “Sally Books” (at least, that’s what we called them. I’m not actually sure what the collection of books is called). They were a series of books all…

  • Uncategorized

    Life With a 3-Year-Old

    “I’m not a baby, Mommy, I’m a big boy!”  That’s what I hear most days from my 3-year-old, when I call him my Baby Boy. How do we have a 3-year-old already? And how is he already able to reply…

  • Uncategorized

    Memories to last a lifetime

    Here we are, about a month and a half after having arrived in Cape Town. While we are so happy to be back in the 021, there is still a part of me that really misses Durban and all its…

  • Adoption,  Parenthood

    Life with a 2 year old…

    I cherish those moments when he wants mommy, when he wants to cuddle, when he holds my face and says "kiss Mommy", followed by a slew of wet, slobbery kisses! I cherish those moments when he falls asleep in my…

  • Inspiration,  Lifestyle

    Hello 2017!

    Here we are. Seven days into 2017. It’s been a full, busy, sometimes relaxing, sometimes really hard seven days.  2016 seemed to be a really hard year for a lot of people I know. For us, it was just a…

  • General

    Merry Christmas! 

    Christmas Eve 2016 is here…just let that sink in for a moment!  Going through my Facebook memories earlier, I was reminded of Christmas Eve 2015. It was possibly the first time in my life when I had little to no…