• Adoption,  Parenthood

    Dear Noah (part 2 of 2)

    Dear Noah, 366. That is the exact number of days that I have known and loved you. Today is the one year anniversary of meeting you. One whole year! Wow!  366 days ago, my eyes locked with yours for the…

  • Adoption,  Parenthood

    Dear Noah (part 1 of 2)

    Dear Noah,  Today, one year ago, I woke up in the morning, and the first thought I had was “I wonder how my Noah is doing this morning?” You see, my boy, it was just the day before, Friday 18…

  • Adoption

    One year ago today…

    Ok, so over the next few months, expect a couple more posts, all reminiscing about a year ago. Because a year ago today we were one more step closer to our lives and our family changing forever. That’s because (thanks…

  • Adoption,  Parenthood

    All of the nostalgia…

    Lately, I have been feeling all kinds of nostalgic. I shared a little while ago, about how much can change in just one year. And since then, these nostalgic feelings have been getting stronger and stronger. Here’s why… This past Friday, 29…

  • Inspiration,  Lifestyle

    Perfectly imperfect

    I recently spent one Saturday afternoon getting all crafty with our niece, Amber-Lee. We pulled out all my paint, paintbrushes, paper and little wooden trinkets, boxes and baskets, all longing for a splash of colour. I’ve been meaning to get…

  • The day we became a forever family
    Adoption

    Two become three

    As I lie on my bed, my little prince fast asleep next to me, I find myself thinking back to 25 September 2015. The day our lives changed forever. It may be 4.5 months later, but I remember every detail…

  • Adoption,  Parenthood

    Days away…

    I’ve been thinking and planning this post for a few weeks now. It was initially going to be called “Paper Pregnant & Wondering”. And that’s because that is where we were in the process. We were paper pregnant – all our…

  • Baby prep,  Parenthood

    Mama Magic!

    The Mama Magic Baby Expo was in Durban from 28 August until 30 August. Jason was really keen to go. I wasn’t so sure though…we had gone once, about 2 years ago, and it was just too much chaos, too…