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The rules that does not exist

You are allowed to break the rules Not the kind of rules about taxes and speed limits, but the ones that keep you from living a life of awesome. We are constantly bombarded with rules that don’t exist: You will 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…


Bye bye 2017

It was the year I tried my utmost to survive. It was the year I started my dream of being a birth doula in public health care. It was the year I fell down—in a way that wasn’t pretty or Read more…


Know your worth and then add TAX

I am tired…. I am tired of trying to be stronger than I feel. No one is ever going to stand up for me or do things for me except me. I know some will read this an think UGGGG Read more…


Set Yourself Free (Just Do It!)

Set yourself free from your own limiting beliefs. If you are not taking the actions you need to be or want to be taking, try not to beat yourself up about it. Telling yourself that you are a loser and Read more…


When society expects you to apologize for being THAT mom

I am just different. Yes. Different. Like I don’t measure up in the world’s hierarchy of love, success, and awesomeness in life. After all, most happily ever after love stories don’t end up the way my life ended up. But, Read more…


Choosing your battles wisely

We have to choose our battles. We have to pick the ones that are really worth fighting for and let everything else go. You don’t have enough time on this planet to be right about everything – because usually when Read more…


It’s Okay to Lose Your Sh#t

(for Donna) It is well documented that I lose my shi#t on a regular basis. So much so, I now get weekly messages from fellow sh#t-losers. Thank you, by the way, your solidarity is much appreciated, particularly when I find Read more…


On starting school

Dear Little Kitty Cat Zo, Tonight, I tucked you into bed for the last time as my baby. Tomorrow you will officially start school. In the blink of an eye, you have gone from the tiny baby that I held Read more…


That Dog Mama Life

If you’ve been a regular reader here for a while, it’s likely you already know I have two of the cutest dogs in SA. Well, one is a full grown ass Doberman named Kenzo and a little ISIS terrorist named Read more…