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The laundry crisis

The laundry is causing a crisis in my life – but not in the usual way. After much thought and discussion (well, me walking...

The bond between a mother & son

On 12 May 2018, I was blessed with a son! It was my first time being a mom or being called a mom. Our...

Sitting down with the creators of The Go-Away Bird

If you loved The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson’s The Go-Away Bird will make a welcome addition to your bookshelf. We had the opportunity to interview both...

Mom, be kinder to yourself!

Bean is sitting in his high chair staring at me with an obstinate glint in his eyes, his mouth shut, as I try to...

Dental encounters: My visit to the dentist

My earliest memory of the dentist is actually a pleasant one. I was six years old and the dentist’s two pretty young assistants gave...

Changing people’s lives one baby carrier at a time

Shannon McLaughlin, the founder of Ubuntu Baba, describes herself as “open to all possibilities” and true to form, she was kind enough to answer...

The struggle of returning to work after maternity leave

Four months after bringing life into the world and nurturing my baby girl, reality came knocking at my front door and I had to...

I am a mother

Zingce sana lwam – take pride in who you are! “I am a mother now,” I said to myself. When the nurse at the hospital...

What it means to embrace motherhood

So here I am, a 30-something-year-old woman (a child actually but ssssh, please don’t tell anyone as it will scare those around me who...

A sharp turn into grief

The morning of 13 April 2017, I believe God had already begun to prepare me for what was to come, little did I know....