A recent tearful breakdown reminded me of the fact that adult friendships are hard. I’m quiet sensitive and often that side gets the better of me. I broke down after I heard of something hurtful that friends were saying about my family and I. I don’t want to focus on what and how it happened […]
We’re in November and I’m still feeling overwhelmed – by everything – motherhood, work life and being an adult in general; I thought I would be looking forward to year end, but I find myself freaking out about all the stuff I have to fit in before then. Planning ahead is a great tool to […]
I just wanted to remind you that we weren’t given the honour of motherhood with the expectation to be perfect. Yes, we want to be everything to and for our children but it’s not always possible and that is okay. Your warmth and happiness will radiate within and through your children, as long as you are planting […]
You’ve probably noticed that I’ve been very quiet over the last two weeks, please accept my apologies! I’ve been going through one of those very overwhelming cycles, when everything is happening at the same time, ukuthi ngibaleke (I felt like running away)! My little guy transferred to a new school so I’m adjusting to the […]
I used to roll my eyes every time somebody spoke about “being present in the moment” because it started feeling like an over-used phrase that no one really knows the meaning of! However, I have since taken up the challenge to try and understand what it means, in a practical day-to-day kinda way.
This week has been full of tests in Mommyville – so I just wanted to remind anyone going through the same thing that you’re doing the best you can and that makes you a good-enough mom. You may be sleep-deprived, tantrumed-out or just needing a break and that’s okay, you’re doing the best you can! […]