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How motherhood helped me enjoy the 2018 947 Telkom Cycle Challenge

It’s been eight years since I last rode the Telkom Cycle Challenge. Two things excited me: The idea of a backwards route (man, it...
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5 ways to be a good friend to a new mom

There are some things people just say because it’s polite, but don’t really think it through or have any intention of doing it. Don’t...
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Screen time & our toddler: How we manage it all

Let’s be honest, the TV is an integral part of most households. In fact, many have more than just one. We use the TV...
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8 back-to-school survival tips for moms

If there’s anything that I’ve learnt from my kids’ first days of school, it’s to take tissues and avoid wearing mascara – even the...
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There are things I feel mom guilt for, but not these …

Is there a mother out there who hasn’t felt that “mom guilt” somewhere along the line? Like all moms, I carry mother guilt, but...
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Change is inevitable, but you can prepare for it

It’s a cliché to say that the only constant is change, but I have found that to be truer since becoming a parent. Obviously when...
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How motherhood helped me find myself

The first few months of motherhood were some of the hardest and most testing of my life. You can never really prepare yourself for the...
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4 things that stand out about DryNites Pyjama Pants

We all like to think our little ones are wonderfully smart, very athletic and pretty advanced for their age. But every child, whether they...
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How to organise play dates

I am a very lucky man. There are many reasons for this claim, and I don’t want to seem like I’m gloating so I’m going...
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5 funny things that happen when you become a parent

Now that my son is a full-blown toddler, I’ve been reflecting on my journey of motherhood, especially those times when he was an itty-bitty...
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