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We are a young, fun-loving, crazy, disciple-making, intentional, home-schooling, adventure-seeking, purpose-pursuing family living in the heart of Jozi yet trying to do life at our own pace.

This blog is about sharing our stories, our thoughts, our experiences, our lives; hoping that they will help, encourage and inspire other families out there.....as we all do this adulting thing :)

 

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Raising Royalty

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Blog, Unplugged

The Grass is Greener Where It’s Watered

The phrase about “greener grass” has come to communicate that we shouldn’t desire what our neighbour has;  but I had a new thought the other day.  So, it’s spring and I’m trying to get the garden back up. And you must know that I’m not the greatest at this gardening thing, I’m just really trying cos I believe in it…

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Raising Royalty

Chasing Snow

When we (& our other friends with 4 kids) saw the snow weather forecast in the Free State; and decided to pack up your 8 kids and chase the snow, this is what went down: – Lots of food– A zillion snacks– A million “Are we there yets”– A million & one pee stops– 5 hours there, 1,5 hours in…

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Urban Makoti

5 Easy & Cheap Date Ideas

It’s been a few months into the lockdown we all believed was going to last 21 days! (What a scam! Haha!). On a serious note though, we’ve been through a lot as the nation, including families, businesses, employees, and most certainly couples. But we’ve gotta find ways to keep those flames burning and to sustain these very critical relationships, even…

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Urban Makoti

Tugela Falls Hike

I turned 35 earlier this month; and dragged the hubs and friends to go on an adventure trip!  Main activity was doing the Tugela Falls hike, although we did get up to a few more things! I’m sharing the information & tips with you guys incase you’d like to do the hike 🙂 I highly recommend it! 1. It’s only 4…

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our typical homeschooling day
Blog, Home Schooling

Our Typical Homeschool Day

One of the most popular questions we get asked is “What does your Homeschooling Day look like?” Today, I’m gonna share a bit about what our homeschooling rhythm looks like and hopefully it’ll shed a bit more light 🙂(Click here if you’d rather watch the episode) Let me start with this quote by Richie Norton, that I love: “Intentional living is…

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Dove Self-Esteem Project

I’ve always admired the campaigns that Dove run on self confidence and the likes.  So, I was really excited at the privilege of our family being invited to be a part of Dove’s Self Esteem Project this year!  Self confidence is such a critical thing, and one thing that ends up affecting everything we do, from relationships to work, and…

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