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Author: Rumbi Goredema Görgens

We want YOU (or you or you or you…)

We’re looking for a Communications Strategist! Embrace is an emerging national movement with an ambitious goal – to ensure every mother is supported from the start. This is achieved through inspiration, mobilisation and building meaningful connections for mothers. Whilst the movement is national, our hub

#TuesdayCheckIn: Our names, our selves

How are you doing this week? Today’s #TuesdayCheckIn is inspired by Embrace member Lindiwe. We asked Lindiwe about the significance of her daughter’s name and she told us: My child’s name. The reason why I chose her name is because I was happy to have her

#TuesdayCheckIn: Jumping at the Sun

#EmbraceSisterhood, how are you doing this week? Today’s #TuesdayCheckIn comes to you as we approach the end of Black Mamas Matter Alliance​’s #BlackMaternalHealthWeek2019. We’ve spent most of our week thinking and reading as much as we can about the ways in which some of the

#TuesdayCheckIn: What’s My Name Again?

How are you doing this week? Today’s #TuesdayCheckIn is an excerpt of a poem by Hollie McNish. She writes: And it’s only when the stars are out and everything’s dark that my own name creeps out from under the table, and I’m able to remember the

#TuesdayCheckIn: The Mothers of Mother’s Day Celebrations

How are you doing this week? Today’s #TuesdayCheckIn is a little different: here at Embrace HQ, we’re in the thick of preparations for #MothersDayConnect2019. If you haven’t heard, here’s a short video explaining the why, how and what of the campaign. It’s one of our biggest nationwide campaigns

#TuesdayCheckIn: ALL the feelings

Embrace Sisterhood, how are you doing this week?   It’s week 2 of school holidays for most of us here in South Africa and we know these holidays can interrupt well-worn routines and patterns in your and your children’s lives. And while – we know,

#TuesdayCheckIn: What the world needs now…

Okay. I’m not going to sugarcoat it, Embrace friends: this year has got off to a bit of a brutal start. It’s only week 10 and I find myself fighting exhaustion and sternly talking myself out of bed. I find myself having to dig deeper

#TuesdayCheckIn: You Belong, You Belong

This week, we’re reading Vicki Rivard‘s powerful new book, Brave New Mama. Rivard writes: mothers must mother each other, too. we must hold each other up & surround each other strong & in the ear of every new mother we must whisper, you belong you