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#MixedRace

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room today. Yesterday I had absolutely enough. I reached a breaking point with someone messaging me, spewing venom about my bi-racial children. Today I want to tell you what it is like… This Read more…


Dear #CSectionMom (and the others who judge)

Hello! This is me. The c-section mom. Number 1 = elective. Did I want to try natural birth. Maybe. Then no. Do I regret that with Kiki, yes. So April is c-section awareness month. But what does it mean? Does 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…


#SettingBoundaries

Boundaries are more than just lines on a map or a line in the sand. In relationships, they are mandatory codes of conduct that need to be respected. It’s where we draw the line on what is acceptable behavior and Read more…


7 Things I wish people knew about having a prem baby.

Two years ago, prematurity struck our family. Out of the blue, it hit us. Looking back, there are lots of things I would love to tell myself now – accept help, take it one day at a time, buy more concealer and waterproof mascara. But, in honor of World Prematurity Day, (which is coming up on the 17th of November) I also wish people knew these seven things about the harsh reality of having a baby born before 37 weeks.


My parenting style explained…

There’s nothing new about the way I parent my girls, as a matter of fact parents have been doing it naturally for as long as humans have existed. Attachment parenting is based on responding to a baby’s needs, which in 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…


The start of the doula journey…

I have been thinking of becoming a doula a lot over the past two years. When I was pregnant with Zoe the thought crossed my mind on hiring a doula. But like you all know things did not work out Read more…


Raising girls? Here is 7 Fun facts

Girls are all sugar and spice and everything nice- maybe true in some extent. But don’t expect life your teeny tiny princess to be one big rainbows and unicorns party. 1.Surprise!  Boys and girls are more similar than parents think. Read more…


Measles outbreak in Gauteng- Why should you care

Recent measles outbreaks all over the globe are raising questions about the measles virus. How serious is a measles infection? What are measles symptoms? What’s the story with measles vaccinations? It leaves one with more questions than answers! 1. What Read more…