Strategies to cope with separation anxiety

Most children will experience intense separation anxiety at some point in their early developmental years and as a parent, it can be tricky to cope with it. It’s not always easy and it often accompanied by lots of guilt. I originally wrote this post two years ago and I thought it would be a good […]

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Life update, the career edition

Something new is brewing in my career space, which has me buzzing with excitement – there’s nothing quite like the new-job glow; I’m not even snoozing my alarm clock anymore! Earlier this year, I knew that I needed to make a change and challenge myself to get out of my comfort zone once again.   Never stop […]

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My School My Village My Plant #Vote4Charity

Over the last few months, I’ve come to know and appreciate the work that My School My Village My Plant is doing across South Africa. You may recall that I joined the team when they launched a children’s reading centre  in March. Before this, I used to have a card, but I never used it as […]

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Banana and Nutella Muffins Recipe

Royal Banana and Nutella Muffins

All eyes were on the Royal Wedding last weekend and what a beautiful celebration it was! I still have to catch up on the full ceremony, but I caught some amazing highlights – I loved the authenticity and representation of the royal couple’s cultures. All the excitement around the wedding has inspired us to put together […]

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{WIN} Baby Dove celebrates #RealMoms

Motherhood isnt always pretty – it’s a fact. Yet, there are times when we feel like we have to suck it up and take it all in without showing or speaking up about our vulnerabilities. There is no doubt that we are more liberated than the generation of abo’mama bethu, who had to juggle all […]

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Adult friendships are hard

adult friendships

I’m quiet sensitive and often that side gets the better of me. I recently had a tearful breakdown when 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 but, I definitely used this incident as a learning and reflection […]

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