We've had a long couple of months, in which I waited and waited .. AND WAITED to finally have the keys to my own house. I wondered, I worried and cried. It's not that I wasn't happy, living and moving around with my husband and all that; but let's be honest, how long could I … Continue reading Phase One of Buying a home in SA
I haven't written a blog post for The Opinionated Wife in a while now. It's not that I don't have anything to write, because the words are haunting me even in my sleep, it's just because I am not getting enough time to sit down and put all my thoughts in one place. Oh, in … Continue reading Pregnancy Hormones are seriously misunderstood
I was scared that my son might stop breathing and I wouldn't know. Do you know baby CPR? Here's a list of medicine & simple CPR instructions..click the picture to go to the post☺☺ xoxo, The Opinionated Wife
We were all good until the pregnancy test showed two pink lines. Then of course, our entire world was shaken upside down. Apart from shock, we were also worried. Y'all know that I'm pregnant for the third time.. here's a small life update on where I'm at, how I feel and what I'm doing to … Continue reading Baby Number 3 & All That Jazz
I think I'm living on a different planet or perhaps, I grew up on a different one and was somehow transported here without my knowledge. Girls just entering their teens are posting half naked and provocative selfies online, 14 year olds are committing suicide, teens are threatening others for their boyfriends/girlfriends, some even openly staking their claim on another person. Is this what this world has come to? As a parent, I'm deeply concerned about the type of world that my kids are growing up in.
A young girl, say, 13 years old is sitting and contemplating whether or not she should end her life. She constantly hears how ugly she is, constantly feels alienated and according to her mother, never does anything right. She sits under her dresser, crying her eyes out because she's had a bad day but she has no one to talk to. She has no comforting shoulder to cry on. She is all alone.
It's like the entire world has ended when you read a headline like "6 Year old girl raped in restaurant toilet". No shit guys, this is a real headline. I mean, a 6 year old child, whose life should be revolving around bunnies and unicorns and what time Sophia the First is coming on has … Continue reading South Africa in the headlines