Why you should stop comparing yourself to other moms

Stop comparing yourself with other moms

I say this like I have never done it, of course I have, but that’s not the point. Today I felt like jotting my thoughts on why I think it’s important for us to stop comparing ourselves to other moms. Stop comparing yourself to other moms…because none of us have it all figured out I’ve noticed that as moms, we are very good at comparing ourselves to other moms. I […]

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6 Habits I’m taking into my thirties

I’m finally in my thirties (31) – yes can we all just agree upfront that the last 12 months were just a trial run?! Thanks. I’ve been reflecting on my thoughts before 30 post  that I did last year this time and I think I’m on track with what I promised myself – to LIVE as boldly as I can! I can do better, but I’m happy with the progress […]

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Umembeso

I know that it’s been over a year since Umembeso wam, but I made a promise to share… so here I am sharing. It also makes sense to start with this one, before I move onto my bridal tips, following my recent traditional wedding/Umabo. I promise not to make you wait for a year for those 🙂 Road to marriage: Taking the next step isn’t really a surprise when you’ve […]

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3 tips for embracing change

Embracing Change

With my personality, the word change is normally means exciting times lie ahead. I live for variety and spontaneity but at the moment, there is a bit too much of it and everything is up in the air. On the top of that list is the fact that Daddio is based in another city at least 3 times a week and that has spiraled into many other changes for our […]

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Quick life update

If you’re feeling abandoned you’re not imagining things – I have kinda disappeared deep into the webpages of my school work and this life update is long overdue. If you read my last post on online learning, you’ll know that I decided to add YET another item on my already-crazy-to-do list. I’m currently studying and the balancing act is not very practical with my full time work and family life. I […]

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{Career Development} Online learning in South Africa

online learning; online learning south africa

Every so often, I like to bring in a bit of the professional side of what I do onto the blog and I thought I’d talk about online learning, a topic that is relevant to me right now because A) learning and talent development is what I do for a living B) I’m excited to be doing my first online professional qualification, which also explains why I’ve been a little […]

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Khumo’s first birthday party

Wait, can I call it a birthday party if it was just us… her parents, brother, aunt and grandparents?!  I decided to spare myself the headache of throwing YET ANOTHER big celebration, especially after Lesedi’s 8th birthday party and my 30th birthday luncheon just a few weeks ago! She’s only one, which means she will be napping for most of the day or be grumpy around a huge crowd and everyone wanting a piece of […]

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Thoughts before my 30th birthday

Turning 30; 30th birthday

I’m currently on a workcation in Europe, which means that I’ve had some time to think. Truly and deeply. Not just the kind of thinking that requires me to just get through my to-do list. This trip couldn’t have come at a better time because I’m due to sign up for my membership to the Dirty-Thirty Club in just a few days. I never thought I would be excited to turn thirty. Never. […]

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Lesedi’s superhero picnic birthday party

I had two big projects over the festive season, the first of them being Lesedi’s birthday party. I was really excited on his behalf, because it had been 3 years since we had a party for him. We always celebrate and take him out on his day; but the timing for a party is always off since his birthday is on December 31st. Most people are away or doing their […]

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A quick life and baby update

I’m finally back at home… Hallelujah!!!!! Firstly, I would like to thank each and every Mama that has shown me love and support over the last two weeks. I think I scared a few of you with my Instagram post during my hospital stay, I’m sorry 🙂 Although this will be a very short post, as I’m still in recovery, I just wanted to give you a quick update on […]

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