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#MomDiaries: When being a mom is hard

Before I was Kiki’s mom, I was the PERFECT mom. I used to say how I would never do this or that. How I was going to breastfeed until she self-weans, how my child will never eat Purity and how Read more…


#DOULADIARIES Natural Delivery 101

(Disclaimer: This blog is representative of my experiences as a doula. I have come to realize that every single birth is unique and different. There is no blog post that can cover all the different variations. Just like there are Read more…


#Spanking IS hitting

I am most probably going to get a lot of flack for writing this post- but I feel I need to get this off my chest. Spanking IS hitting. Period. I don’t want to even argue it. I want to Read more…


#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…


Stop judging the way I raise my children

This weekend was my birthday. Slap bang on a Saturday with family coming over. Also, clever me decided to have the festivities start from 11:30am- round about the time the youngest goes down for a nap normally. By 12:30 Zoe Read more…


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…


Some things never change

(There is no real point to this post- so be warned…) They (whoever they are) say that change is the only constant. I somehow have to disagree with that. As I am a creature of habit. Like a cat. I 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…