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Meet the Mama – Marleen Meyvis, About International Adoption from Belgium

Marleen and I met over Instagram and connected over the fact that we’re both raising young South African kids thanks to transracial adoption. Although there are many stories of unethical international adoptions hitting the news these days, I have all the time in the world for parents who adopt internationally when its the best match for the kids involved and when the parents truly make an effort to expose their kids to their South African culture. This July they’re coming over for a holiday with their full extended family, so say please give them a friendly welcome if you see them. Thank you for sharing your story, Fleerackers family! Continue Reading

Calling All Cape Town Super Heroes + WIN A Family Entry For The Crazy Store Super Hero Charity Dash

It’s time to grab your pen and your calendar and save the date for the Crazy Store Super Hero Dash! It’s a family-friendly event boasting a combo of fresh air and fun as well as a chance to dress up, get some exercise and give to a good cause. It’s taking place on the Human Right’s Day public holiday on Wednesday 21 March at the Mouille Point Lighthouse, Cape Town and you can sign up for the 2.5km or 5km fun walk or run.Continue Reading

Adoption Isn’t A Social Justice Project

Kids are hectic, if you’re a parent then you don’t need me to tell you that. They are demanding and busy, even if you try to slow life right down and simplify your days. It’s normal to get caught up in all of the day to day activities and high five yourself on keeping your kids alive for yet another 24 hours, but then there are those moments when you look over at your kids and time stands still for a second. You feel the gravity and privilege of sitting right there in the middle of the chaos, your glorious chaos.Continue Reading