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The Rainbow Boat by Hélène Ferreira

The Rainbow Boat by Hélène Ferreira

One night we lay in bed in the dark during loadshedding. With limited light and no TV, we were telling stories we had made up. The Rainbow Boat was my…Continue Reading

A pet for my child: Why caving in is good

A pet for my child: Why caving in is good

When our children wanted a dog we had to think about it long and hard. We know. It’s a job. They wore us down and we started researching breeds. We…Continue Reading

The princess and the pea

The princess and the pea

I grew up with a number of sensory quirks, which seemed to run in the extended family. These goings on were duly noted and mostly disregarded. I recognise similar traits…Continue Reading

Household chores and pocket money

Household chores and pocket money

Here’s a secret that no one ever tells you: Small children love to help around the house. They love the recognition it brings and gives them a huge sense of…Continue Reading