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
Today's post is inspired by my young sister following a chat we were having yesterday so thanks to her for that. If you are into fashion and all the latest trends,you can also follow her on styletitbits.wordpress.com. The year has just begun. You probably gave it your all in 2015 and you have a lot… Continue reading Guarding against complacency…
So over the last few days i have read several articles regarding new year resolutions. There is a general belief at least based on what i read that people write new year resolutions, goals or objectives that they never see through to completion. Infact two different people mentioned that the energy to follow through fizzles… Continue reading As the new year begins…
Every December since our first daughter was born i take a three weeks break from work. This is a good time for me to rest and spend quality time with my loved ones. It is also a busy time for me as i also release our nanny to go and be with her family. Last… Continue reading Merry CHRISTmas
I became a mother for the first time a few months before my thirty- second birthday. By that time i was nearing a decade in the corporate world and was not really prepared for how my life would change. Two years later we were blessed with twins. Today we have three children all under four… Continue reading Lessons from motherhood….
In my high school years I was in the school long distance team. We called it cross country. I remember our trainer always encouraged us to try our best to sprint in the last 50 metres of the race. It didn't matter whether there was any other runner near you. He called it a "photo… Continue reading Finishing Strong