Emily Windsnap and the Falls of the Forgotten Island {Book Review}

Have you ever wanted to be a mermaid? I don’t mean from watching Ariel when you were little. I mean really thought of what life could be like with a tail, being able to breathe under water. Being part of something magical? When you are in primary school, these kinds of ideas are so much more real than we could ever imagine. “Emily Windsnap and the Falls of the Forgotten Island” came to live with us a few weeks ago. Up until that point, I knew she loved mermaids, but I never realised how much!

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Unashamed that God wrecks me. Every. Single. Time.

I am a cry-er. Literally, that person who cries when happy, sad, anxious, angry… I just cry. I’ve been called a cry baby, over sensitive and over empathetic, I’ve accepted them. Most times my tear ducts just have a will of their own and I honestly can’t help it. This happens to me so much in church during praise and worship! I will be standing there singing and my eyes will just start doing their thing. This Sunday was no different except this time, I was proud of it.

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Mom on a mission, a successful VBAC story!

Vaginal birth after c-section or VBAC, is a topic that has been discussed at great length. Mostly by mother’s who couldn’t give natural birth themselves, and would like to try natural birth thereafter. My own births were first vaginal and then c-section. My good friend Janine, has however successfully had a VBAC with an amazing story. It moved me. She has graciously allowed me to share her story to encourage or motivate any mom who might be considering this too.

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Travel Tips for OR Tambo International Airport

Flying on a plane was one of my bucket list items when I left school, the first time I did it was absolutely everything I could have imagined it to be, and more. By more I mean, there is so much more to traveling via an aircraft than just the flight. I mean have you been to OR Tambo International Airport? It’s like there is a whole city inside that airport. Exciting? Yes. Intimidating? Definitely! With that in mind, I’ve put together some travel tips to make things a little less daunting!

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