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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…


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…


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…


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…


Dreams,changes and passions

Let’s be honest about this – we are living in a world full of sudden and unexpected changes. From our little dreams when we were kids to the things we ought to do for the week, it only shows that 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…


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…


Did you burn out mom?

Do you feel irritated, annoyed or stressed most days? Do you find yourself snapping at your children, partner/spouse, friends or co-workers? Do you feel exhausted most days regardless of how much rest and sleep you get? Have you lost interest Read more…


Mom Burn out- 20 things to stop doing right now

We all have one or two (or in my case, more) bad habits that we constantly find ourselves doing when we could be doing more productive, enjoyable things. I’m talking here about things that really don’t need to be done as Read more…