Career, Motherhood, motivation, Working mom

Fit your own mask first….

Pre flight, aviation operators always announce that in case of emergency, you should fit your own oxygen masks first before assisting children or anyone else who might need help. You know why? Because without your own mask fitted, you cannot assist anyone else. As a mother it comes naturally for me to put the needs… Continue reading Fit your own mask first….

Career, Lessons, Motherhood, Motherhood guilt, Working mom

Lessons from motherhood… update

I wrote the first edition of Lessons From Motherhood back in December 2015. You can read it on this link Lessons from motherhood. Two years later, there are more lessons to share. 1. Back then i was all about easing the guilt of being away from my children by doing everything when i was around.… Continue reading Lessons from motherhood… update

motivation, New Year

Meet Rudo- Being authentically herself

As part of the re-invention of this blog i am going to do a series on various 'mums in stilettos' from different parts of the world and how they are managing to keep all their balls in the air. This week I will feature a mom based in Brisbane Australia. Unlike our part of the… Continue reading Meet Rudo- Being authentically herself

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No more toiling…

Tomorrow is the 31st of December 2017. It also happens to be our 10th wedding  anniversary. Such moments always make me reflect on the past. I celebrate my victories but i also look for learnings and see what i could have done better. I read somewhere (paraphrased) that success is a lousy teacher that seduces… Continue reading No more toiling…

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Outside my comfort zone

Tomorrow 5th of July marks exactly a year since I accepted a work assignment that saw my family and I leaving our country of birth Zimbabwe and settling in Nairobi Kenya. Initially I thought this would be easy. I told myself I was still with the same organization, I was still in Africa, English was still… Continue reading Outside my comfort zone