Running Mom Feature {Meet Sonia}

Mama’s I know how much you loved and missed the interview features on the blog, thank you for all the great feedback. Since I’m still in the spirit of celebrating my first Soweto Marathon, I thought it would be appropriate to do a running-mom feature and I just had to approach Sonia first. We’ve known each other for a few years and she just became a first time mom. What surprised […]

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Six ways you could earn an extra income

Let’s face it, our economy has seen more glorious days – all the reason why I thought I would put together a post with six ways you could earn an extra income. Sometimes, you have the will to start, but just don’t have the right ideas. Whether you’re married, single or a-stay-at-home-mom; formally or self-employed, there are always bills or worn-out savings accounts that need our attention.   The reality is […]

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Returning to work after maternity leave

Returning to work after maternity leave

My daughter is 24 weeks old and I’ve been back at work for 7 weeks now, unbelievable. I’ve made great progress after my mini-breakdown but I haven’t quite found a perfect routine yet which can be expected. I didn’t think it would take this long but nonetheless, I have to do what I can. If you don’t already know this about me, my background is in human resources so I […]

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The end of my maternity leave: I’m a wreck

Sad mother at the end of maternity leave

Cant help but feel super emotional about returning to work next week. It’s the end of my maternity leave and I’m a wreck!! I’m very grateful to have spent 4 months at home with Khumo; which inevitably led me to spend much more time with Lesedi. This was a significant time in his life too, because for first time since he started ‘school’, I’ve been able to pick him up every day and be […]

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Habits of successful working moms

I’ve been working within the Talent Management and Human Resource space for 8 years so trust me when I say I have I seen it all when it comes to job applicants and the general conduct of working professionals. Sometimes, we forget that we are our own brands – every action creates some sort of impact. Is it the kind of impact you want? There are some things we should always […]

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Mommy budgeting strategies for the festive season and beyond

Many working moms are expecting to receive their salaries before Christmas next week – this means that there is an additional week or two to budget for before our next salary date at the end of January. You might have already done a mental budget and noticed that you can’t afford everything you need… It’s time to gear up and plan to manage your to-do list like a super-mommy. Now, […]

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{Working Mom} Keeping your career on track

Being a working mom is no joke. With motherhood, comes this huge responsibility to hustle and pay the bills!! That school fees debit order hurts me the most. Most families don’t come from privilege, just looking around at my friends, almost all of our moms still work way into their 50’s and 60’s. We just don’t have the luxury to not work hard and balance motherhood with our careers. Working […]

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