Lessons Motherhood Has Taught Me

I am Jon Snow, I know nothing. No amount of books, anecdotes, podcasts, or documentaries prepared me for childbirth or motherhood. I had the birth I had, not the one I wanted. Thats a story for another day though. I am constantly in awe of the gifts that motherhood has given to me, and the… Continue reading Lessons Motherhood Has Taught Me

Simple & Refreshing Coffee Scrub

Pregnancy left me with some rough and raggedy skin on my body. I chalk it up to negligence on my part combined with some hormonal changes. I'm working to combat it.  Anyway. Once upon a time I tried out a sample of this amazing scrub from a company that shall not be named. I loved… Continue reading Simple & Refreshing Coffee Scrub

The Benefits of Using a Clothesline

I never had a dryer growing up. I never knew that I needed it. We used a machine or our hands to get our clothes clean, then we took them outside still dripping and hung them in the bright sunshine. I’ve been looking to recreate the peace that came with doing such a simple task now… Continue reading The Benefits of Using a Clothesline

My First Year Baby Essentials

I've been a mom for almost a YEAR now. Holy crap. It's been amazingly fulfilling and challenging. My daughter is growing into a smart, beautiful, hilarious ham and I am so glad I get to be her mom. I thought I'd share some products, services, themes and advice on what got me through this first… Continue reading My First Year Baby Essentials

Why I won’t spank my daughter

Spanking as a form of discipline is in my DNA. I was spanked, as were my siblings, my dad, my mother, my grandparents. Same goes for my partner and his relatives. Spare the rod, spoil the child. Growing up In Botswana, most adults in my life adopted  a "it takes a village" mentality. Teachers, aunts,… Continue reading Why I won’t spank my daughter