Category Archives: Mommybeing

When you join he “mommy club”, you develop the urge to share your experiences. The joys, the woes and the whole adventure!

Does not ask for help…

A sign to that effect was placed around Sandra Bullock’s character’s neck in the movie: “28 Days”. I can relate to that. Most of the time I don’t even think of asking for help anyway, but even when it is offered, … Continue reading

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The worst feeling in the world..

…is not being betrayed, or having your heart broken or being lonely. The worst feeling in the world is helplessness.  It’s when someone you love is hurting and you are powerless to do anything for them. It’s when your child … Continue reading

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And then…you fall off your horse

I got bucked off my horse yesterday. When you reach a certain age falling off is really not fun anymore. You are really scared that you might get really hurt, especially if you have children and other dependents. But I … Continue reading

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On being a single mother

Today we celebrate mother’s day here in South Africa. I don’t think my kids quite grasp the concept: “I made you a cookie mommy, Happy Mother’s day!” And in the same breath: “Can I have the cookie now?” “But it’s  my cookie, … Continue reading

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There is a light at the end of the tunnel

and for once, I don’t think it’s an oncoming train. The last few months have bee rough. Really, really rough. There were many points where I didn’t really think I could carry on anymore. I won’t go into the whole … Continue reading

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Cats are killing machines. Women are not.

A few weeks ago I there was a little incident between me and a colleague at work. Well, not actually between us, just a difference of opinion about one of the office cats and his conduct. One cat is a … Continue reading

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What if all you had to do was stop getting up?

Someone asked me this question the other day. What is the lesson you think you are supposed to learn from life? I seem to have trouble remembering who I am. What I am, that’s easy: I am a woman. I … Continue reading

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