We had the pleasure of taking part in Doc McStuffins Pet Vet Drive! Doc is in her 3rd season and this time, she is helping to take care of pets and toys in her playhouse clinic. To celebrate her new journey, Disney invited us to decorate a dog kennel, that is to be donated to […]
When I had my son, I really struggled with breastfeeding, right from the beginning with our first latch. The nurses at the hospital tried to assist me but I found myself struggling whenever they weren’t around to help. When we got home, things didn’t improve. My breasts were painfully engorged and he was screaming from […]
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 […]
As we wrap up National Oral Health Month, I thought it would be a good idea to discuss dental issues affecting our children. I had help with some stats and facts from Intercare Dental.
Disney is by far the world-leader in children’s entertainment. I love how they are always giving us fresh, entertaining content. In the latest movie, Disney takes us down memory lane, as the now teenage kids of the classic “Villains”, such as Cruella de Vil, Maleficent and Jafar, feature in their own movie called the “Descendants”. […]
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 have the honour of being the July Mommy Blogger featured on Mama Magic – this is a big deal to me and I’m so grateful to the team for giving me this platform to share my experience and vision for Modern Zulu Mom. Link to interview: Mama Magic July Mom
When an Zulu woman falls pregnant out of wedlock, there are firm traditional procedures to adhere to and inhlawulo usually comes into play. Even though we evolve and modernise quickly, this is one of the many practices I have noticed many families still uphold. The process of Inhlawulo: Please note that I’m outlining the typical scenario, however, the […]