Tuesday, June 03, 2008

By Chanel September

Good Day! How are you doing? I hope that you had an absolutely fabulous on this oh so super Tuesday. Today is the 3rd of June 2008 and that of course means that it is the Tuesday edition of the Morning Cruise…so Tuesday is here mmm and it’s the first Tuesday in the month of June, of course you know what happens after Tuesday then its Wednesday and Thursday and then before you know it’s the end of the week… Now I know some time ago I said that time is just going by way to fast for my liking. So ja if it’s you B-DAY or Anniversary on this cold, frosty and chilly autumns day I hope that you have a wonderful day and that you are spoilt by your family or loved ones coz you deserve it…or if you have just became a grandparent or a parent yourself then congratulations because those are all wonderful successes.

Moving onto today’s show we had all the usuals such as you’re Word of the Day, your SA Q&A, Information Guide, JobShop, and you’re Tip of the Day.

We also featured interviews on:

· Rejane Woodrift and she spoke to us about her career as an economist.

· We also spoke to Nicolas De Kock from the Sport Skills 4 Life Skills Project. Nicolas spoke to us about the project itself and how it helps underprivileged sportsmen and women. If you would like to know more visit http://www.ss4ls.org.za/

· Lastly we spoke to Eustance Mashimba and he spoke to us about the Petro SA Proudly South African Awards. If you would like to know more visit http://www.petrosa.co.za/

Word of the Day:

EXTRICATE – free from constraint and difficulty

Trivial Question:

Q: Who was the last South African president under the apartheid regime?
A: FW De Klerk

Tip of the Day:

Now earlier I spoke about balance, to a large degree, is about doing your best with what you have rather than yearning after something else moms it can be very difficult so moms this tips are for you …

1. Get Real - Don't fantasise about some idyllic pre-feminist housewife existence. You can't help your kids if you're holding down three jobs to pay the bond on a husbandless house.

2. Negotiate - Try to work half-days. Demand flexitime. Insist on a compromise. And don't tell me that following this advice will compel employers to discriminate against women; I've seen how much work gets done by men during test cricket and rugby matches.

3. Use your resources - Don't use technology to punish yourself with higher standards; use it so you can be in two places at one time.

4. Multitask - Ironing isn't too bad if The Kumars at No 42 is on TV, and I haven't burnt anything... yet. And if you clean the house really, really fast, it counts as an aerobic workout and you don't have to pay gym fees.

5. Rope in your spouse and children - Realise that husbands, children and significant others frequently have no idea what is required of them unless you spell it out in excruciating detail.

Quote of the Day:

Richard Dumb - Don't follow your dreams; chase them

It’s time for me to love and leave you. You must have oh so super Tuesday. Let’s chat again tomorrow…Much Love…Peace.

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