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Who am I to judge a mother who left her baby in a storm drain? {Perspective}

Last night I read a Facebook status that made me cringe. Cringe at myself, from shame. I am ashamed at my thoughts and immediate reactions. You see, a baby was found in a storm drain very close to home yesterday. Hearing about it caused so much outrage, people everywhere had so much to say. I wondered, how could this person, a mother – how could she leaveΒ her newborn baby?

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Raising Empathetic Leaders with HICH South Africa

I have spent quite some time thinking about my overall parenting goal after my interview with Supna a few weeks ago. What is the one thing I want for my children? Who would I like them to be? What would I like them to be known for? I must say it is such an easy question, with so many facets and branches. Not a very simple answer. It has to be though, I thought. Every time I ask myself if what I am doing is feeding the goal, surely I can’t spend 20 minutes dissecting the goal?

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Easter surprise ideas for the kids {+WIN with Prima Toys}

Easter is looming and it’s one of my favourite holidays next to Christmas! Remembering that our Saviour paid the ultimate sacrifice for us, and because of it we can be free! It means time for pickled fish, hot cross buns, and tons of Easter chocolates. I haven’t always loved giving the kids too many chocolate treats over the period though, mostly because I’m the one who has to deal with overstimulated kids after – and we all know how that plays out. We usually group our Easter treats with a little something longer lasting. This year Prima Toys has some really awesome ideas for just that!

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