Managing a difficult pregnancy

Difficult pregnancy

I’m in the third trimester of my third pregnancy, so I know how strenous a difficult pregnancy can be on a mom. Firstly, admitting that you’re struggling with your pregnancy does not make you ungrateful and neither does it make you a bad mother. Acknowledging a difficult pregnancy can be a challenging thing, so much […]

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Pregnancy – Baby Number Three

My family is growing and I’m so excited and grateful for my pregnancy with baby number three! I am also really grateful for all the love on my pregnancy announcement post, which I was initially very skeptical about. If you have been following my blog for a while, you will know that I didn’t share or announce my […]

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Meet The Mama: Nadia de Almeida

Hi Mama’s, this week I’m featuring a fellow mommy-blogger, Nadia de Almeida, from Mozambique who is a wife and first time mom to baby Thandeka.   Tell us about yourself and your family We are quite a young family. Me, my husband and our 9 month old baby girl. How would you describe your pregnancy? I couldn’t […]

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My pregnancy journey

In my previous post on welcoming my new baby, I promised to share the details of my pregnancy journey. Firstly, I would like to thank you all for the well wishes and prayers. It really is encouraging and means a lot to me. So here’s what happened: Finding out about my pregnancy: On an ordinary […]

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Inhlawulo: When an unmarried Zulu woman falls pregnant

inhlawulo; When an unmarried Zulu woman falls pregnant

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 […]

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