Some of My Favourite Podcasts

These days we’re constantly being inundated with all kinds of information about the latest COVID-19 updates, which are essential. However, I think it’s important to take a break from all the negativity by finding different ways to keep your mind occupied. I’m obsessed with podcasts! I just cannot get enough of them. Whether I’m cooking or washing the dishes, you’ll find me listening to one of my audio shows. I feel like I’m always gaining knowledge about topics that are of interest to me. Here’s a list of some of my favourite podcasts. Spiritual We all know that everything that the...

A social distancing guide amid Coronavirus

As the Coronavirus continues to spread in South Africa, we’ve had to resort to social distancing in an attempt to contain the pandemic. This means most of us are working at home. Not only do we have to worry about remaining healthy, but we also need to keep the kids busy and stay productive. So, how does one deal with “the new normal?” How do we remain calm with all this uncertainty? Here's my social distancing guide amid the Coronavirus crisis. Do not panic The rate at which this virus has spread is alarmingly high. But we need to lead by example—our kids are watching us to see how we...

Favourite mom hacks that keep me organised

How I use my Sunday routine to improve my week

I’m always trying to stay organised as a mom. Between running my own business and trying to keep up with the kids, my hands are almost full and on top of all that, I have to make time for myself so I can refuel my tank. I’ve learnt a few hacks that help me stay on top of my game. Listen, I don’t get it right all the time. Today I forgot to pack lunch for my husband for work. Not because I didn’t have time; it completely slipped my mind. We all have slip-ups, but we need to learn to forgive ourselves and try to do better. Here are some of my favourite mom hacks that keep me organised. Use...

Excellent parenting habits I’ve learnt from my parents

A few weeks ago, I wrote about the parenting habits I've had to unlearn. As much as it was essential for me to identify what my parents didn’t do well, it is just as vital for me to acknowledge what they did well. In today’s blog post, I would like to share some of the excellent parenting habits I’ve learnt from my parents. Working hard My mom is a hard worker. She’s currently working on completing her third degree — she took up law at the beginning of last year. She can give any 20-year-old a good run for their money on the road — she still runs marathons. Although she’s retired, she...

A week of bliss on the ocean

I love being a mom but at the same time, I don’t want motherhood to define who I am. I am so much more than that. Sometimes you need to step away from everyday life to reconnect with yourself. Not only that, sometimes mama needs to take a break from school runs, homework and managing doctor’s visits. Self-care is a must. So, when MSC Cruises offered me an all-expenses-paid trip, I knew that it was an offer that I couldn’t refuse. Okay, I’ll be honest, that was not my immediate reaction. It took me about four weeks to accept the offer. I was worried that my household would fall apart if I...