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After 27 years in the nursing profession, i hung up my uniform in favour of nuturing my autistic son.I have learnt so much from him about life and myself.The challenges that i face daily with him are huge, but they have also empowered me to look at life through a different lens and create new ways of getting a message across to him.

While spending a lot more time at home with him and homeschooling, I started playing with the gorgeous Shweshwe fabric that is as rich in colour as it is in history.I find working with colour very therapeutic and the Shweshwe fabric is so rich in colour and variety.

Yoga, meditation and mindfulness go a long way in enabling me to meet my daily challenges of homeschooling and autism and so it was a natural progression to creating my Yoga mat bag.
But time is of the essence and so i started to look…

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  • Born on May 14
  • Joined October 29, 2015

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After 27 years in the nursing profession, i hung up my uniform in favour of nuturing my autistic son.I have learnt so much from him about life and myself.The challenges that i face daily with him are huge, but they have also empowered me to look at life through a different lens and create new ways of getting a message across to him.

While spending a lot more time at home with him and homeschooling, I started playing with the gorgeous Shweshwe fabric that is as rich in colour as it is in history.I find working with colour very therapeutic and the Shweshwe fabric is so rich in colour and variety.

Yoga, meditation and mindfulness go a long way in enabling me to meet my daily challenges of homeschooling and autism and so it was a natural progression to creating my Yoga mat bag.
But time is of the essence and so i started to look for someone to help me with the sewing and i was fortunate to find a talented but struggling Malawian gentleman.
It nourishes my soul to know that i can provide some employment for someone so deserving and to know that there is one less family in the world that is struggling to make ends meet.

Namaste

Alex

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