Raising a strong-willed girl…

Sometimes, I wonder how much simpler life would be if my daughter 'toed the line' a bit more, if she accepted things as is and did not push the envelope every single time. But when I catch myself thinking these thoughts, I try to shake them away. I reprimand myself for I know, I just... Continue Reading →

Surviving the 1st Year of Parenthood

I have been a parent for a year now. I have survived the first year of parenthood. Unbelievable? Yes. Unbelievably tough? Oh yes. But even so, unbelievably incredibly wonderful? You bet! In some senses, the warm sensation of giving birth is still coursing through every part of my being. But in a lot of other... Continue Reading →

A Year With Gini

She sits turning her toy, a little giraffe, in her hands. The toy has her rapt attention. Her mind is alight with questions and probabilities and this reflects in her deep, dark eyes. Her rosebud lips pout ever so gently as she concentrates on the little thing. When she manages to twist its tail with... Continue Reading →

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