Overwhelmed by motherhood

overwhelmed by motherhood

You’ve been there, I know. You’ve been overwhelmed by motherhood, wondering why on earth you ever signed up for this job. The perks are suppose to outweigh the cons, right? I mean, that’s what those soppy feel-good movies imply. And… Continue Reading

How to celebrate a birthday – well, kinda!

How to celebrate a birthday

Go shorty, it’s my birthday! Well, not officially, but hey who’s counting? *cough* Me. I’m counting. It’s 18 days before my birthday and I’m so excited! I can’t help it – I love birthdays, you guys! Why? Well, because crying… Continue Reading

Purge Party: Upgrade your closet for FREE

Purge Party

I don’t have a thing to wear! I mean, okay, shoes are spilling out of my cupboard and I need more packing space for my extensive scarf collection. But the mantra remains unchanged: I don’t have a thing to wear!… Continue Reading

Being body positive: I’ve never been a fan of my body

I’ve never been a fan of my body. I mean, I get it, I’m not overweight. But that doesn’t mean that I feel good about the way that I look. To be honest guys, I’ve been body shaming myself since… Continue Reading

I love you, I love me not

I love you

So Valentine’s Day is around the corner and I’m bracing myself for the onslaught of chocolates, roses and exaggerated “i love yous”. I mean, that’s what the big V Day is all about, right? Buying sweet treats and pretty flowers… Continue Reading

Are you a married single mom?

I became a mom at a very young age. My baby daddy and I were not married. When our relationship ended, and he moved to another city, I suddenly found myself navigating the choppy waters of parenthood alone, as a… Continue Reading

Stuttering in toddlers: should I be concerned?

A couple of weeks ago Kari started stuttering. It came out of the blue, no warnings, and over a day or two the stutter was so severe that she gave up completing her sentences. “I can’t say it!” she would… Continue Reading

Who really wins when you give him the silent treatment

when you give him the silent treatment

Let’s face it, when it comes to having disagreements in a marriage, nothing makes you feel more vindicated than a solid silent treatment session. I mean, how else are husbands going to learn?! when you give him the silent treatment,… Continue Reading

Day Zero: The day the taps will run dry {And 10 ways you can save water}

day zero

It sounds very “end of the world movie starring Will Smith” but authorities have recently reported that Cape Town is on the brink of facing Day Zero. And by on the brink I mean, they say it’s going to happen… Continue Reading

When discrimination has nothing to do with race or gender

As far as being discriminated against goes, I’ve had my fair share of awkward silences while someone else gets the job. I mean, I’m brown AND a female… let’s just say I’m quite familiar with fighting the good fight. Contrary… Continue Reading