Posts Tagged ‘Cape Town’

Visiting the offices of The Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation

Tea with Tutu

Through my work for Global Exploration, a Dutch NGO, I had the honor to meet Archbishop Desmond Tutu, here in his Cape Town office. He had written a Foreword for […]

We Match Hearts

Q & A about adoption in South Africa

Q & A How did you go about the adoption process? I phoned Child Welfare and asked when the next introduction session was planned. I then just followed the steps […]

Adoption is an Act of Love

Giving you child up for adoption is an act of love Mothers who decide to give up their child for adoption, want what’s best for their child. They’re aware that […]

Cross-cultural adoption, how I go about it…

Rosie’s biological mom is Xhosa and her dad was most probably Basotho but as in many cases the dad is often ‘not-known’. I’m Dutch and live in South Africa since […]

Enjoying a delicious lunch at Creation Wines while the kids are entertained….

A few weeks ago I went to Hermanus with a couple of other moms. Before planning the get-away we didn’t know each very well but we had in common that […]

Encountering friendliness all around..

Rosie and I have just returned to Cape Town from a 2 months stay in Europe. We mainly stayed in the south of The Netherlands in a small village called […]

5 to-do things to enjoy a comfortable flight with your baby

Traveling with a child can be stressful. There are people who don’t even try it. People always ask me: How on earth do you handle it all as a single […]

My 5 favourite road trips with Rosie

Rosie and I have been together now for almost 8 months and of course it has been a beautiful adventure. She’s a joy to everyone who meets her and I […]

Noordhoek, a quiet village just half an hour from Cape Town

Last Friday night, Rosie and I were invited to come and stay at African Queen Guesthouse in Noordhoek. I enjoy those little getaways always very much so I was happy […]

Enjoying a fancy winelands lunch with a baby

My motto with Rosie always is: let’s do it! If it doesn’t work out, we just turn around, drive back home and consider it an ‘off-day’. So far I can’t […]