Scary stories from a lovely place

Trees and sleep

The other day I was parked in a shaded grove with my three sleeping sons. Yes, three, all asleep at once. There wasn’t much else to do but embark upon … Continue reading

May 22, 2015 · 4 Comments

Liam’s (not too graphic) birth story

Today Liam was born, 4 months ago, to the day, rather than the date. He is a delightful little person, as they all are, but it helps that he is … Continue reading

October 17, 2014 · 5 Comments

Three cheers for boys

For the last three weeks we’ve been enjoying three cute little boys instead of two. Yesterday was my baby boys’ 3 week birthday. Liam Stanley was born at 5.04am on … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

The privilege of middle class baby wearing

Recently one of my regular trips to a local park took an unexpected turn. I live in a working class area, so park visits with kids aren’t what they are … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

Are The Greens anti-Christian?

Well, yes. That’s the short answer. The long answer is that all of politics has a strong anti-Christian stench to it these days. Today a Christian acquaintance asked me who … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 3 Comments


I could count on multiple hands the amount of times I’ve been told that I needed more willpower in dealing with my children. It’s my own fault. I too easily … Continue reading

June 4, 2013 · 3 Comments

Birthing in Johannesburg

I receive an inordinate amount of people searching for birthing information in Johannesburg on Google who end up at KimlovesJozi. After the dust had settled on Silas’ birth I fully … Continue reading

May 14, 2012 · 6 Comments