2 night road trip with Rosie #singlemomwilltravel

Oh my gosh! This is how I want to live my life! I’m at Old Mac Daddy Farm in Elgin, www.oldmacdaddy.co.za, I just had dinner and Rosie fell asleep in […]

She’s HERE!!!!

Ok, now I got myself into trouble. Little Rosie came into my life on the 5th of December and I have not written one single word since then. May I […]

Living within my purpose

There are 2 significant memories from my childhood and I believe they’ve been crucial for the rest of my life. I grew up in The Netherlands. For Dutch people, France […]

Critical moment nr 2

Since the age of 15, attending hotel school was one of my dreams. At that age I’d started working in a restaurant as a waitress and I absolutely loved the […]

12 Adoption support group, an adoptive mom and her 22 yr old daughter talk to us

Yesterday we had another Adoption Support group evening. These evenings are organized by Child Welfare and always take place on the last Thursday of the month. I try not to […]

Critical moments, do you recognize yours?

Going through life we all come across critical moments. Moments of truth, moments where we need to choose, right or left, right or wrong, yes or no, truth or dare. […]

11 So how long is the waiting list for adoption?

Friends, family as well as strangers often ask me this question so I thought it would be useful to dedicate a blog on this. It is quiet on the adoption […]

10 Holiday times

    After some quiet time I now feel ready again to blog about my adoption journey. The more I speak to other mothers or mothers-to-be I realize that all […]

9 Getting my groove back.

You can imagine that I get a LOT of questions when people find out that I’m in the process of adopting a baby. It’s not really on top of people’s […]

7 Taking a break

After last week’s blog, I needed to take a little bit of a break. Girlfriends had already planned a weekend away on the West Coast and it was great that […]