Hi! I’m Mandi Hart

Author, Speaker and Mother

I’m so glad you found your way here! I hope that you will find this site both encouraging & inspiring. I long to see people healed from what holds them back and families equipped to thrive during all their ages and stages. I desire to see humankind experience full-color, fearless lives. When we live in wholeness and freedom, we all win.


“The most important thing in your life is not what you do; it’s who you become. That’s what you will take into eternity.”
— Dallas Willard

Parenting with Courage

A fresh and contemporary book about raising children. This book will guide you through the ages, the stages and provide you with valuable tools. This is for the experienced parent or a parent-to-be.


The heart and principles in this book will reveal the path through the constraints of fear and into the glorious hope of living a joyful life. You can overcome the stronghold of fear.
If you’re reading my blog,

You probably have a desire to live free from fear or perhaps you want to learn how to flourish in all areas of your life

Inspiration for life

Free and unafraid

Personal growth & healing

Family relationships

Leaving a legacy as you raise your kids

Lent and 40 days to lean into generosity

Lent is something that I’ve heard about and thought about for years.  As a mom, I’ve often carried on with the busyness of raising a family – sick kids, school runs, meal preparation and play-dates.  However, this year, I thought to try something new.  So, tonight over dinner, we will be discussing how we can generously embrace the season of Lent. It starts tomorrow, hence this quick post.
FREE HOW TO PRAY FOR YOU CHILD PRINTABLE – don’t forget to download it and use it regularly.

Prayer is an act of great love

Praying for children is an act of great love. When we pray, we relinquish control, then we can release them to God. In raising a child, there are many things we don’t have control over. And we have to be ok with that.

FREE HOW TO PRAY FOR YOU CHILD PRINTABLE – don’t forget to download it and use it regularly.

Coaches can play a vital role in your child’s life

Like the African proverbs says, “It takes a village to raise a child.” Parenting involves teamwork with various family members, teachers, and coaches through your child’s growing up years. Every child needs champions.  A coach, through words such as, “I believe in you,” or “Give it a go, you can do it,” can inspire hope, motivation, and dreams.

Feedback from Readers

“Mandi is an amazing mother, full of wisdom and insight. It was helpful to have her advice and experience as I became a mother.” Allison Sherwin


“The realisation about who I am, influence what I do stands out to me. With many practical applications in her book, parents will find it a useful tool as they raise their kids.” Cornelia Reber


“Parenting with Courage has taught me how to raise my kids. It has shown me the value of being a parent and reminds me how important being a mom is.” Sybil Balintulo

Cape Town

A bit about me

Family means the world to me; they’re my biggest win. I’m happily married to Neil. We’ve been together for over 20 years, and our children are now teenagers. We think that every stage of parenting is the best phase.

Peoples and nations of the world inspire me. Having travelled and ministered in many different countries, I continue to dream of going to new places. As a family, church planting and missions have been part of our life for over a decade. Through Neil, I’ve learned to seek beauty wherever I go.

Two of my values include living authentically and transparently. My heart continues to expand to see individuals, marriages, families, and communities transformed by love.

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How can we connect?

I would love to make contact with you through my book, blog posts or personally through speaking engagements. I hope that you will join our online community for regular encouragements and inspiration.

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