I did my first Self-Defense Class and you should too

Hi everyone! By the time a woman has reached her 20’s, she will have fallen victim to violence or assault. Statistically according to a report by the TEARS organisation, about 45.6% of women in South Africa have experienced physical and sexual violence, compared to the 35% worldwide. Sadly, this has become the societal norm and…

Being a Working-Mom-Student

Hi All! Apologies for being MIA last week, but I was in such a tizz because…… I PASSED!!! *happydance* After a long, arduous journey, not to mention sleepless nights, I finally have my degree *ALGHAMDULILAH* So here’s spreading some motivation on this cool Monday….. As mentioned in my first post, I had just finished my…

New Mommy Skills

Salaam & Hello everybody! Happy Wednesday! 🙂 Hope that you all are doing amazing as we slide on down to the weekend. I realized that there are so many skills that we learn as new moms, that I thought it would be quite fun if I compiled a list of the most important skills that…

Part 6: Coming Home

Asalaamualaykum Everybody!! Hoping that you all have been doing really well with this amazing weather that we’ve been having, today I wanted to follow up on my mommy journey. So we left off with me leaving the hospital, Cupcake in my arms, filled with a great mixture of emotions; I was unsure of the journey…

Part 4: The Big Moment

Good-morrow everybody! Hope that you all are well & rested on this fine day, So a quick back track to my previous article, Superman & I were on our way to the Labour Ward at 1:30am in the morning. I must say, I never realized how tranquil our city was at that time of the…

Open Letter to Cupcake on his 1st Birthday

Hi Everybody, So I thought today I would have a reflection Friday inspired post, as it was Cupcakes FIRST birthday on 15th September 2015; hence this is my open letter to Cupcake. Asalaam Cupcake, I just want to wish you the happiest of first birthdays, today not only marks your first year but also my…

Part 3: Countdown to Labour

Hi Everybody, Ok, so following my previous article, at about 38 weeks pregnant I was going for gynae appointments on an almost weekly basis. At exactly 38 weeks, on a Monday morning, Cupcake was lying locked and ready to enter the world but nothing was happening, so my gynae, in a very nonchalant manner, tells…