Meet The Mama: Gugu Nxumalo talks about motherhood after the loss of her 12 day old baby

Hi Mama’s, this week I’ve featured Gugu, another Mama that has overcome the challenge of a huge loss, after her first baby sadly lost the battle with Gastroschisis at 12 days old. Gugu contacted me because she wanted her story to encourage any other mother who might be going through a similar experience.   Tell us about yourself and your family? I am a mother to 2 girls named Reamogetse […]

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The magic of coconut oil

Known as a super food, coconut oil has so many benefits, some of which are not widely known. I started using coconut oil in August last year, when my sister recommended it to me as a hair and body moisturiser. I buy mine from Dischem for less than R80 which I think is a steal for the amount of value it offers. Here are some of it’s best uses:

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Can you always trust your child’s teacher? please allow me to vent AND brag

So yesterday I had a parents meeting at my son’s school and I also had to pick up his term 3 report, as school closes this Friday. My little champ got an average of 80-100% in all subjects (except Afrikaans, haha, I can live with that). That is the bragging part, done! So why do I want to vent? You might remember in my post about change, I mentioned that […]

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National Child Protection Week: Safety tips every child should be taught

Some of the latest news reports on children’s safety have been giving me great anxiety – we’ve been hearing of toddlers going missing and being abused more frequently. In light of National Child Protection Week, I thought I would look into some safety tips that all parents can consider teaching their little ones: Teach your child that their body is special and that no one is allowed to touch their […]

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