Baby wearing: benefits and safety

baby wearing

I’ve always been a baby wearing fan and I’ve worn both of my children. I’m doing it more extensively lately, after looking into the benefits of baby wearing and finding the perfect sling for us.   What is baby wearing? Baby wearing is not a new trend, Africans and other nations have followed the culture of wearing […]

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Why your children need to do chores

Managing a household with an infant and a 7 year old during the school holidays [while our Helper is on leave for 10 days] is ALL the motivation I need to re-evaluate my little man’s chores and responsibilities at home. Growing up, chores were non-negotiables for us – dishes needed to be washed and the […]

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Meet The Mama: Lulwando Tukwayo

Hi Mamas! This week, I caught up with Lulwando Tukwayo. I call her Lu or Superwoman; we connected on social media about a year ago and I’ve always admired her dedication to self-development and family. She’s a wife, mom of two (our daughters were born about 2 weeks apart), sister, runner and Masters student (this woman was on […]

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Motherhood can be lonely

motherhood can be lonely; lonely mother; bad moments dont make bad mamas

I’ve realised that motherhood can be lonely. It seems like a weird thing to say, seeing that we’re kept busy by our kids ALL THE TIME. Being a busy mom, doesn’t necessarily mean that feelings of being overwhelmed don’t creep up on you. Over the last few days, I’ve had time to honestly reflect, be vulnerable  and acknowledge that […]

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Meet The Mama: Karabo Medupe

This week I would like to introduce you to Karabo Medupe, a very dear and courageous friend of mine. We met a year ago at work and our friendship has flourished so beautifully. We have connected over our coinciding pregnancies, sharing life experiences, laughter and prayer.   Tell us about yourself and your family I’m […]

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Three personality traits I am proud of

Society tells us that it’s conceited to like ourselves. For someone that grew up with a very low self-esteem, it has taken a lot of work to actually say to myself “hey, I like you”. At times it still makes me feel uncomfortable and the many of my vulnerabilities are still there, but I am […]

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