10 Things a Working Mother Needs to Survive

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Being a working mom is tough. Dealing with work demands, family pressures and still making time for yourself is a huge task. But,  you do what you need to do to get things done, and you should feel proud.  Here are ten things a working mother needs to survive Reliable and safe care during the day for your child Having your child taken care of during the […]

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Parenting Humour: Confessing My 7 Parenting Double Standards

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Parenting is all about being responsible and showing our kids the ‘right way’, however we must not forget the funny side of parenting. Always aim to bring in some parenting humour in all that  you do as a parent.  I always crack up at the funniest tweets from parents collated by the Huffington Post. I  mean I have to model […]

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5 Reasons to Check Out Destiny’s Good Schools Report Website

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I wrote while back about Destiny’s Good Schools Report as well as expressed my excitement about the fact that the Good Schools report was going digital! As a parent of two young daughters, their education is  one of our family’s top priorities.  I appreciate that Destiny remains committed to providing key updates on our South African […]

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Part 2: Equally Shared Parenting – A Husband Speaks Out

I wrote this week about How We Strive for Equally Shared Parenting in our home, this is my husband’s point of view. This only has minor edits from me, I did not change any content. Oh and he reminded me that we do have a lot of friends in our circle where the fathers are […]

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Part 1: Our Journey of Equally Shared Parenting

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This is part  1 of a post on our family’s journey of equally shared parenting. Part 2 was posted here, which is my husband’s take on this! “A truly equal world would be one where women ran half our countries and companies and men ran half our homes.” ― Sheryl Sandberg, Lean In: Women, Work, and the […]

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The Side of Motherhood That We Don’t Post on Instagram

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Motherhood is not always joyous. I am not writing this for validation. And the trolls, please, this is my blog. Click the X and leave if you have an issue. Social media is a highlights reel of life, and there are other sides to me, to all of us. Parenting, is not always fun. It’s tiring, exhausting, and sometimes […]

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Moms, Step Up and Take Your Seat at The Table… The Play Table

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Are you a working mom who is kicking ass and taking names at work? And you are giving your all to make time for your family but you struggle with work life balance? We all know this is not a perfect balance, but we are all doing our best. I have just completed reading Shonda Rhimes’ Year of Yes. One of the ideas […]

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Benefits of Being a Working Mother – Bye Bye Mommy Guilt

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I was coming home from work late one evening. I arrived home and both children were already asleep. And I felt so guilty for not seeing my children that evening. Needing to remind myself of the benefits of being a working mother has come important. The never ending guilt.. do you feel guilty all the time? Guilty for not […]

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