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#MoreThanMom Love yourself enough not to lose yourself in motherhood

(For my sister from another mister- not really as my dad regards her as his daughter- my bestie Cherise Lombard who will be a mom soon!) Becoming a mother changes everything … or does it? Sure, your priorities shift, your Read more…


#openletter

Dear Heleen. You’ve Got This Listen, it’s clearly not easy figuring out who you are. It sucks. I know. It is hard. We have really been trying this past year, You still don’t know who you are, and probably won’t Read more…


Forgive yourself first for your wrong doings

We all make mistakes, no one is perfect. Sometimes we may say or do the wrong things and they may hurt others. However, when you have anxiety (like myself), making mistakes and dealing with the consequences is extremely mentally taxing. Read more…


It’s not what you do, it’s how you do it

As a society we put so much pressure on “Millennials” to choose a career and to design their life all in the most confusing times in their youth – right when they enter those critical years post-high school. Like many Read more…


How to get yourself out of a mess…

I have evaluated myself and how I spend my time. I often find myself in a state of inaction and looking back to times where I seemed to “have it all.” I did my yoga, I studied hard and got Read more…


Life apparently goes on…

The main problem with life is that it goes on. And on. And on. And on. People say that like it’s supposed to comfort you. Like, if you don’t get the contract you wanted or your birth was a complete Read more…


I’m done being busy…

Tonight I was cruising around on Pinterest because hey! I’m a boring 30-something mom and that’s what I do when I can’t sleep. Which, by the way, is every night, meaning that I’ve developed a bit of a Pinterest habit, Read more…


Confessions of a tired super girl

“I’m just tired.”   “Sleep when the baby sleeps!” I started hearing it the day Zoe was born. Actually, I probably started hearing it way before then, but it’s likely that I didn’t pay much attention and thought nothing more Read more…


Why working moms cry…

A new survey by Care.com has found that one in four working moms cry once a week due to the stress of “having it all.” What’s more interesting is that 29 percent of these moms can afford to hire help, Read more…


10 Ways to Handle Burnout @ work

How are you feeling right now? Happy? Stressed? Hungry? Bored? Is your back aching? Or maybe your shoulders? No, you haven’t had an injury; it’s just kind of…there. Or maybe you’ve been losing sleep lately? Or having memory problems? You’ve Read more…