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April 18, 2019

Imagine a young girl wakes up for school and goes to the bathroom to get ready for the day. She notices that she has just started her period. She goes to the cabinet where the rags are kept, unfortunately she can’t find one so she grabs the newspaper on the kitchen cou...

March 7, 2019

I’ve been fine the past two weeks. I mean so what if I’ve been so exhausted that I’ve taken the kids to school in my pjs more than a few times, and yes I have to walk them into class, and no I had no shame. I’ve also been a joy to be around. I told the kids that I’m se...

February 25, 2019

I want each of my children to feel loved, adored and so very special. I take care to do as much for them as possible. I set out their clothes every morning, set out their breakfast, I pack their bags for them and fill their water bottles for the school day. I clean up...

February 18, 2019

I am reading my course set work by Maria Montessori called The Secret of Childhood. The first few chapters have described children living in a world for adult by adults. Educational methods and a child’s needs are predetermined by adults and the child must then fit int...

February 14, 2019

After an invigorating day at the hospital; I am going home absolutely drained, sweaty and finished. I have just had to resuscitate a 2 year old child that fell into the pool and nearly drowned. The child was rushed into the hospital in the arms of her father after fall...

February 8, 2019

I was very excited to breast feed my first born, but I didn’t produce one drop of milk. I tried everything and nothing worked. Many of my caring visitors would offer their advice and bring over different potions to help my production along. ‘You HAVE to breast feed, it...

February 1, 2019

I am a proud mom of one beautiful baby girl, ok she’s nine years old, but she is and forever will be my baby is what I always tell her. Our journey has not been easy, but when reflecting about how our life started together motherhood has certainly moulded me in the per...

January 24, 2019

I told my daughter that she is the most beautiful girl in the world (as most mothers believe their daughters to be). She very emphatically told me that I was mistaken. She then promptly proceeded to google “the most beautiful girl in the world” and it popped out a few...

January 17, 2019

Stilettos and tailored skirts, the smell of coffee on my perfectly arranged white desk, eloquently placed in the corner of the 3rd floor of a massive multinational. This was my happy place… I was born to be in corporate. The busy diaries, the impossible deadlines, meet...

January 11, 2019

Once upon a time there was a princess…
I’m sure that we are all familiar with the beginning and ending of most fairy-tales. One fairy-tale in particular explores the relationship of a step mother and step siblings, we know it as Cinderella. Yes, Cinderella does have her...

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