tomorrow is the day

May the 3rd, 2017. This is the day that my mom's eyesight will be saved. All thanks to the generosity of friends, family and complete strangers. I wish I could adequately express my sincere gratitude to you all, how I wish I could explain the relief coursing through my veins, knowing that my mommy is …

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random acts of kindness – THANK-YOU

Today, I paid for my mom's cataract removal surgery. All thanks to donations received from loved ones, friends, family and complete strangers. All I can say, is thank-you. You have helped to save my mom's eyesight. We will be paying it forward with the funds leftover as we did raise more than we needed; I …

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the day i watched my mother fall in love

I remember the day that I told my mom that I was pregnant with Morgan-Lee; her face said it all. It was Thursday the 5th of March 2009, the day before my 23rd birthday. I was 22, engaged but still living at home with her, and she was disappointed. I don't hold that against her; …

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that funny little thing called family

2016 started off with a bang for me; quite literally. But before I get into that, I'd just like to give you some history. I am not what you would call an emotionally mature person. I cry at the slightest thing (something I've been working on for years), have a fierce temper, fly off the …

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reflections

In 2 weeks, this year will be coming to an end. And I for one, cannot WAIT to see the end of it. It's been extremely draining; physically, emotionally and financially. We've welcomed our twins, seen our eldest daughter finish her first year of 'big school', made some good decisions, and some not-so-good decisions, and …

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