Diversity Booster Pack Ideas for the Classroom

My little girl is starting Grade R next year and she has all the feelings in the world about going to big school, as do I! How did we get here so fast? In many ways she is so ready for the change of scenery and has outgrown her current playschool, yet it is heartbreaking to leave such a wonderful school and special friendships that she’s built over the years.Continue Reading

The MSC Musica Is Here! Is Cruising For Kids, Though?

This time last week I was on my way to the airport to catch a flight to Durban as MSC Cruises, the leading cruise brand in South Africa, celebrated the arrival of MSC Musica, the largest and most luxurious cruise ship to do a seasonal tour in South African waters. I’m still not quite sure how I cracked the nod to be invited to this event but I happily joined the other 1499 people who got to experience the cruise life for a night.Continue Reading

WIN! A Person My Colour – Love, Adoption And Parenting While White, by Martina Dahlmanns

I devoured ‘A Person My Colour – Love, Adoption and Parenting While White’ in two sittings – I urgently wanted to hear what Martina Dahlmans had to say because it resonated with me so deeply. I did so with wet cheeks and a nodding head of agreement as I recognised much of myself and our family’s adoption experience in the pages.Continue Reading