5 Valuable lessons learnt from motherhood

5 Valuable lessons learnt from motherhood

Motherhood sure has a way of teaching you lessons fast. Just when you think you’ve got this, the game changes! My son has just entered his teen years and I’m looking forward to helping him navigate this interesting phase in his life. But I’ve also been reflecting on my motherhood journey. Today, I thought it would be great to share with you 5 valuable lessons I’ve learnt from motherhood. Be in the moment Nothing lasts forever. From the new born stage which goes hand in hand with sleepless nights, gigantic breasts filled with milk and spending hours staring into the cutest little face. Or...

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The secret to finding inner peace

The secret to finding inner peace

How would you define inner peace? I believe inner peace is a state in which you are mentally and spiritually at peace. Inner peace is a choice and it’s the little things we do every day that will determine how much peace we have in our lives. Today I would like to share with you the secret to finding inner peace. Forgiveness Forgiveness is a selfish act, but it’s the kind of selfish act that must be part of your life. And I know it’s not easy, but anger and resentment are heavy. If you lug them around on your shoulders for long enough, it eventually starts to show. It shows up in the...

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5 mistakes we are making as parents

5 mistakes we are making as parents

“We’re all perfect parents until we have children”. As parents we continuously make mistakes, and that's okay. In most cases we behave in a certain way not knowing or paying attention to the long-term effects of our actions. Parenting remains the most meaningful job we'll ever take on and just like any other job we need to continue learning and modestly improving where we can. Here are 5 mistakes we are making as parents. Living vicariously through our kids We all genuinely want our kids to succeed, and there’s absolutely nothing wrong with that. But when our children become an extension...

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Setting boundaries when working from home

Setting boundaries when working from home

Not so long ago I was one of those people that would frantically work around clock but would have nothing to show for it. I was constantly playing catch up, working late nights and pretty close to having a burnout. I knew something had to give. One of the perks of being an entrepreneur is the ability to work from home. Which means I’m able to spend more time at home with my family. But it also means I need to intentional about how I spend my time. In this blog post I would like to share how to go about setting boundaries when working from home. Have set working hours I used to work all...

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How to accomplish personal goals and still be a great mom

How to accomplish personal goals and still be a great mom

Once you become a mom, you may as well kiss your dreams goodbye. We’ve all heard that one right? If that’s the case, I would like to know how have Basetsana Khumalo, Michelle Obama or Beyoncé managed to achieve so much whilst raising their children? If anything motherhood has pushed me to work harder than ever before. I’m more focused, my children are the primary source of my inspiration. Today I would like to share with you how to accomplish goals and still be a great mom (sometimes great). Support Structure Nonjabulo, my full-time helper at home, and my hubby make up my immediate...

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