Faithful Fridays – Accepting yourself – warts, flaws and all…


Last week, we started chatting about the “A” in Faithful (my word for 2017), which is Acceptance.  We chatted about how important it is to accept our spouses for who they are – everyone just wants to be loved and accepted.  I believe it is the driving force for most of our fears, anxieties and… Continue reading Faithful Fridays – Accepting yourself – warts, flaws and all…

Faithful Fridays – Accepting him – warts, flaws and all…


At the beginning of the year, we started looking at my word for this year.  So far, we’ve looked at the definition of faithful and how it refers to marriage, but we also looked at faithful as being so much more as just the absence of those deeds that would constitute a breach in one’s… Continue reading Faithful Fridays – Accepting him – warts, flaws and all…

Love Letters to my Husband


Remember the days before cellphones, emails and What’s App?  The days when actual love letters were hand written?  The days when letters arrived via snail mail and the excitement and anticipation of reading what was sent?  I’m all for email and cellphones and Internet, but we have lost a certain je ne sais quoi.  I love… Continue reading Love Letters to my Husband

Faithful Fridays – Being Faithful…


Last week, we started looking at my word for this year – well, a word I hope to live by in my marriage for the rest of my life.  My word for 2017 is faithful. Last night hubby was telling me of a friend who has had two extra-marital affairs and her husband, who found… Continue reading Faithful Fridays – Being Faithful…

Ashamed to be South African! — Baby Mama’s Blog


I have no idea if you know about the troubles in South Africa with the #feesmustfall campaign. Now, I have no issue with protests – if something is wrong, and the government isn’t taking a stand to correct the issue, then we need to make the government listen. It’s not the protests in and of… Continue reading Ashamed to be South African! — Baby Mama’s Blog