Sometime last year I graduated from our company's in-house leadership programme. Each graduate was asked to provide a citation of their achievements during the two year program and their career goals going forward. I had some really good achievements of projects I had led successfully. My problem was writing about it and having it read… Continue reading Can you own your success?
Is it just me or there are other working mums out there that also experience motherhood guilt? Initially i thought the longer i was a mother, the easier it would get...but no. Next week Thursday i will be 6 years a mother and it has not really gotten better. Here are some of the things… Continue reading Experiencing motherhood guilt?… it’s perfectly okay..
This past week was my first back at work in 2018 after the holidays. I was feeling a bit (maybe very) overwhelmed trying to adjust after break. The real problem was that during the holidays we all relaxed and let go of our usual routines. The kids could sleep and wake up later and same… Continue reading “You got this mama…”
Source: 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
Today is the eve of my first daughter's fifth birthday. She has been talking about her 5th birthday since Christmas and the excitement rubbed off on to me. I am really excited more than I have been on her previous birthdays. Maybe it's got something to do with me also growing older.... but that's not… Continue reading Cheers….to 5 years of motherhood
Well that is a question i hope I am never asked because I would not know how to answer it. You see it's really because i think my kind of fun is probably not what many people would consider fun but that is just me... with my amazing twins (2,6 years) and their older sister… Continue reading What I do for fun?
Given that we are almost in the final week of January 2017, some might consider the heading for today's post "too late" but i do believe it is important to do a "post mortem"of 2016. It helps as you continue with the rest of 2o17. From a writing perspective, 2016 was not very fruitful for… Continue reading The year that was 2016
A few days before the end of the school term, our four year old had a sports day at her school. As it was her first, we were really excited about it and we both took time off work to attend it. My conversation with her on that morning went something like this: Me: Mimi… Continue reading Managing expectations
I am a mum to three amazing children all below four years of age. My job involves a lot of travel that takes me away from them a lot of times. I have a confession to make...i love my career ... and i do not feel guilty at all. In writting this post, i am… Continue reading Confessions of a career loving mum