Last week Thursday at this time I was sitting at the Randburg Magistrates Court freezing my butt having just been handed the final decree of my divorce.
When I was 18, I decided to get a tattoo.
The person and the lifestyle you had before you were a parent is nowhere near the person you are now
Gender-based pricing is real, and it needs to stop.
Sexual harassment no laughing matter, it is deadly serious.
First robust confirmation of an old theory that links a fall in oestrogen, like during menstruation, with worsening mental health.

When your insecurities threaten to drown you

How to work through the crippling effects of your insecurities?

#May28: Our bodies, our health, our rights, our lives

Today is #May28, the International Day of Action for Women’s Health, it is an important day.

Know your rights and obligations as a single parent

According to the Mbalo Brief by Stats SA, 48% of South African children are being raised in single-parent families, with only 2% of these children being raised by singled dads. Leaving single moms holding the bag in 46% of the cases. So, what do single parents need to know if they are to safeguard themselves and […]

Stop comparing yourself to other moms on social media

The truth is that social media is a platform people can use to represent themselves in ways they desire

Cape Town mom becomes SA’s first female Audi master technician

Progress through excellence: South Africa’s first female Audi Master Technician!

Making friends in your 30s is hard

Making friends in your 30’s is hard, making friends in your 30’s when you have a time and energy vampire (otherwise known as kids) is near impossible. So, what do you do?

10 things I love about being in my 30’s

I turned 37 last year. As my children sang “Happy Birthday”, showering me with kisses and laughter, I looked at the full table in front of me; an amazing husband and father, five gorgeous children, and I thought to myself: “My, how I have grown.”

Surviving our insecurities

Most people who know me would probably say that I am an outspoken woman and a little opinionated (okay, maybe more than a ‘little’)… I have strong convictions and beliefs, and I tend to wear them on my sleeve. Loudly!

It’s 2019 and Time’s Up on everything

2018 was not a great year for the world, maybe 2019 will be better, but not unless we as humans start to change our ways. And where better to start than the people raising the future generations of humans.

Can we ever really keep our kids safe?

Can we really, as parents, keep our children safe from harm, heart-ache, horror or hardship? I think there is too much in this world to guard against, therefore the best way to protect is to prepare.

Family holidays are just the best, aren’t they?

Family holidays are both a dream and a nightmare, especially when it is with the broader family. The travel time, the close quarters, the differing parenting styles, the relationship dynamics…

The world needs more fearless girls

(READ TIME: 4 MINS)The way women are portrayed in advertising over history has contributed significantly to the gender stereotypes women are now trying to shake off. As a woman working in advertising I have a responsibility to actively challenge these tropes, but as a mom to a girl, that duty has become not just a burning issue but a burning mission.

The motherLOAD #2

When it all just gets too much, how do we survive? When the world around us seems to be crashing in? We can’t breathe, feel or move… How do we crawl out of that dark hole?

Giving your spouse your full acceptance

I have a suspicion that the average person learns about love and relationships from movies and songs.




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