My Blog nehadave.com

Here I am !

Its taken me longer to learn to use this blog than completing my Degrees; and believe me I feel like I was studying forever! Anyway there is alot to learn about this and I am sure I ll get there. But…here I am so lets cut to the chase Through this blog I aim to […]

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You do You (first!)

Junior (now 10) disclosed to his dad and me that someone he considers a friend, threw a marble at him in school while working on a project. The marble hit his eyes despite him wearing glasses and that he was taken aback. We asked what he did about the situation and he said he told […]

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Meredith Brooks

  I am a bitch, I am a lover I am a child, I am a mother https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bv4q4Kk0Qr0 The chorus of this song best describes my views on how I strongly believe a human is capable of being more than one thing at a time and especially capable of feeling more than one thing at […]

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Raising the Next Generation

Parenting can be so many things in one. It is joyful, satisfying, frustrating and tiring to say the least. But most importantly, it is a very POWERFUL role. And sometimes I feel sad when I find parents not recognising the amount of power and influence they have over how they raise this next generation they […]

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Forgot to tap in!

Miss 3 – when I was at the shops with daddy, I was missing you! Me – I know, but I had to do things at home sweetheart and I couldn’t come along Miss 3 – but daddy said we go home later and I was missing you Me – I know and we always […]

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Getting Healthy – the first step!

People (very) frequently ask me ‘my secret’ to loosing (a lot of) weight and when I tell them it’s not just diet and exercise – they don’t quite know what to make of it. After 11+ years of being, feeling and looking unhealthy, I had made the decision to be the best version of me […]

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Long distance grand-parenting – mixed blessings

With my current home and work lifestyle, I have my children to myself (yay) 3 hours a day from 4pm to 7pm, 5 days a week. And though this is less than the average amount of time parents get with their children on a daily basis, this is what I have to be ok with […]

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Favourite things (5 of 5) – Creating something !

Creating together create strong memories and bonds between individuals.Its not just about the end product but more about the process involved, the sense of ownership that everyone shares can be extremely powerful. In my household, we create, only because we love to interact. Baking with my 6 year old is one of my most enjoyable […]

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Que Sera Sera 

  A few days back, my school mum friends and I got together for an event and got talking about our children’s future in terms of education and possible career paths. We all want the best for our children and that means different things for each family. We all want our children to be happy […]

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