Ectopic pregnancy: Mmatshepo’s Story

I believe that one of the gifts that writing gives you, is healing. I hope that is exactly what you get from Mmatshepo’s story, as she shares her experience with an ectopic pregnancy. Whether you have lived through this heartbreaking experience, or have had to support someone who has, there is something in this for all of us. to learn. Mmatshepo, thank you for your honesty and vulnerability. In my own corner, I pray that you will […]

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How to visit parents of infants & not be a douche

Okay, so you’ve been invited (or invited yourself) to the home of a friend who has an infant. “It’ll be great”, you think. “I’ll breathe in all that beautiful baby smell ’til I’m delirious from all the cuteness. Plus they probably haven’t had visitors in ages, they’re just dying to have someone else in their home”. Then, you don’t get invited again or they’re always out of reach when you […]

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My feature on Johomoms.co.za

I love connecting with other mommy bloggers and was pleased when Nandi gave me the opportunity to be featured on her blog www.johomoms.co.za. Please visit her blog – there are some powerful stories on there! Here is my personal motherhood story that I shared with Johomoms:   The light of my life, Lesedi, arrived as predicted by all his prenatal scans, on the afternoon of the 31st of December 2008 […]

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MOMS WE LOOK UP TO FEATURE: Brave mommy of two shares how her sons helped her cope with the sudden loss of her huband

There are so many great stories of hope and positivity to share, that I thought I should start a feature called “Moms we look up to“. When one is going through a really difficult time, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that we are the only ones with problems. A friend of over 10 years shared her story of heart break and how her children helped her to heal, which […]

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GUEST BLOG POST: Teaching our children to accept their “otherness”

I remember very little about my first few years in primary school. However I can’t forget the feeling that big school gave me. I carried a heavy loneliness; and a feeling of being lesser. Every day I was driven to a school in Bedfordview from a four room house in Soweto, squashed up with fifteen other kids in a combi, because my father wanted me to have a better education. […]

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