My 30th birthday celebration

30th birthday

I’m thirty you guys! Life has been a litttttttle crazy! You can probably tell because I’ve been more quiet on the blog?! I came back from my trip and life went straight back to normal.  It’s tough being a thirty year old, you know?! Firstly, all that “turning thirty” fear was for nothing! I don’t feel any different, I don’t have a single wrinkle and nothing drastic has happened, except for the fact that […]

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Should your child keep a “secret” diary? Modern Zulu Mom suggests a solution for moms and children to share secrets safely


I love receiving feedback and suggestions from Mommies! Thank you to mommy-of-two girls, Namhla, for suggesting today’s topic!   Namhla’s dilemma is as follows: My 8-year old listed a diary as an item on her birthday wish list. She says it’s for her to write her ‘secrets’ and I’m not allowed to read it. I don’t like that. I think buying a diary will encourage her to have secrets and […]

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Bullying at school: what to look out for and how you can help your child


It’s unfortunate that we can’t protect our children 24/7. It is even more unfortunate that sometimes the harm they are exposed to happens within their school gates, from their own peers. Bullying is more common and harmful than we think – lately it has even blown up in the form of cyber bullying too. There are various ways that children can be bullied, including being threatened, being made fun of […]

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