My baby shower

My baby shower was everything I wanted it to be – – Relaxed and intimate: filled with the love of my son, closest family and friends – Pretty: I was getting into the groove of this girly thing – NOT a surprise: surprises are a control freaks worst nightmare. It was held 6 weeks before my due date, which turned out to be a blessing in disguise because I landed up in hospital […]

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Welcoming my newborn baby – yes I had a baby

I’M A MOMMY AGAIN!!!!!! This time to a baby girl whom we’ve named Khumo (which means wealth) I feel so excited and blessed to be given the privilege of being a mommy of two. This comes as a surprise to many because I chose to remain discreet about it. Let me explain: This pregnancy has been soooooo different to my first pregnancy, in many ways and for many reasons. Part […]

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2016… here’s to new beginnings

Happy New Year!!! As I reflect back at the last year, starting Modern Zulu Mom was a major goal and highlight. I cant believe this baby is 9 months old already!! I have always wanted to create a platform and space to “vocalise” my personal highs and lows, throughout my 7 year journey as a mother. It took a lot for me to get the blog up and running, because I can be the […]

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What I learnt from growing up in Soweto

My childhood memories are very positive, despite some of the hardships like seeing my father abusing my mother. Somehow that wasn’t a focal point for me, because our home was generally loving and busy most of the time. I grew up in my Gogo’s (grannies) home in Soweto, a township in the south of Johannesburg in South Africa. I consider myself very lucky to have had the opportunity to experience “the best […]

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