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Golf Cart Branding

31st January 2017

The opportunity So you need to target a high LSM, i.e. an influential demographic but you are not sure how to reach them. Why not reach them when they are most receptive? The golf course provides an excellent opportunity to display tasteful, aesthetically pleasing branding and promotional messaging in a relaxed environment. Golf Cart Branding […]

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Writing Portfolio: New guidelines for using 3-D echocardiography for patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) released

25th January 2017

The European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging (EACVI) and the American Society of Echocardiography (ASE) released a new document early in 2017 that provides a comprehensive review of the optimal application of 3-D echocardiography for patients with congenital heart disease (CHD). Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common form of birth defect worldwide, affecting close […]

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Writing Portfolio: Imagine “off the shelf blood vessels” that reduce repeat surgery!

25th January 2017

Repeated surgery is a bittersweet topic in the Congenital Heart defects community. On the one hand it means that the previous surgery was successful, that your child has grown and progressed, but on the other hand, it means new trauma, new anxiety, and new risks. The university of Minnesota lead a new study in which […]

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Writing Portfolio: Granny saved my life!

25th January 2017

  Charleze is part of the group of children whose different heart was not diagnosed before she left the hospital. Even a follow-up visit to the paediatrician did not lead to an accurate diagnosis of her different heart.   Charleze’s granny took care of her during the day and she noticed that her precious grand […]

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Christmas Craft: Snow Globes

12th December 2016

With the holiday program in full swing at church, we made snow globes this week. The kids LOVED it! What will you need? 1 x small glass jar (Ours was 150 ml and it cost just over R5 / jar at Plastilon) 1 x Christmas ornament.(Crazy store sells bags with gorgeous mini ornaments for R30 […]

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Understanding Meltdowns

9th December 2016

Earlier this week I poked a little fun at one of my more trying days as a mom. (Missed it? No problem. You can laugh with me about Going from Zero to Hero and back to Zero again.) Time always tells The reason for Miachlan’s ratty behavior was revealed on Tuesday morning when she woke up […]

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Recipe: Best ever Apricot Jam!

8th December 2016

Last week the kids and I made the best apricot jam ever! It tasted like real apricots and not like the watered down stuff you get in tins. (It did of course help that we have an apricot tree in our back yard.) Here is how we made it: Please note that this recipe does […]

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Zero to Hero and Back to Zero!

5th December 2016

You might remember my #AssholeParent post of last month. (Thank you for the feedback by the way.) Needles to say, the events described in that post marked my all time low, zero moment on the cool-parent-o-meter. (Or so I thought.) My brief rise to hero status! Last week, to my own surprise, I just-just touched the […]

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Things to do: Photography Workshop for Kids

5th December 2016

Love your brain! Your brain is such a powerful and amazing tool. It can process an image that it sees for as little as 13 milliseconds and it processes up to 34 GB of information every day. How much is that? Well, if I had to store 34GB of new information on my laptop each day, […]

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Taking stock of 2016!

5th December 2016

It is here! Time to take stock of what you have accomplished in the last 12 months. Did you progress, did you regress or did you stagnate? The risk… There is, however a risk in over analyzing our year, when we are so intent on rationalizing and explain away failures or even make excuses for […]

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