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“How I felt when my only child became a sibling”

When you have your first child, they are like your best friend. You’re very close and your child becomes comfortable and used to being...
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I remember the first time he slapped me

I remember the first time he slapped me. It felt like my cheek was on fire – and he kept them coming. I begged him to...
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Charlotte’s story

Our sweet, tenacious daughter was born on 6 May 2016 at 26 weeks gestation – 14 weeks too soon – and tipping the scales...
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My baby lost his fight to survive

I fell pregnant when I was 22 years old and the father of my baby was unemployed. I was terrified of telling my parents...
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The story of my brave sister, Unicka Bothma

I am blessed to have two sisters (Marlomi and Unicka) and today I’d like to share the miraculous story of my youngest sister, Unicka,...
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I’m an MS mommy

I’m an ordinary person, with a wonderful husband and two adorable kids. I also have a diagnosis that came with disbelief, anxiety and despair....
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I almost threw away my blessing!

I grew up with my mom and my younger brother and for the longest time I thought it was only the three of us....
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Sorry, not sorry!

I confiscated a book from my daughter that did not belong to her during church service one day. My toddler is at the stage...
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Overcoming a traumatic C-section

Everyone has a choice when it comes to the type of birth they want. I always wanted to give birth naturally but I couldn’t....
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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...
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