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
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
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,
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
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
This week, we commemorate #InternationalWomensDay2019. As with other such days, it is a mixed one. Whilst there is much to celebrate, with women making gains in and outside of our homes, there is still so much work to be done. This year’s theme for
Meet Maesgo, Mom for 70 days Every mother’s story is as unique and important as she is. Moms speak, we listen. For our latest Meet The Mom we spoke to Masego Modisagae, a first time Mom. 1.) What word(s) would you use to describe your journey
What makes one lonely as a parent sometimes, is being alone, not having a family.
I really enjoy spending time with kids. Now that I have my own kid, I sit and talk with them, share stories, and they tell me about what happened at school, it is fun, and when you are a mother you laugh all the time.
The time that I enjoy the most about being a mother is that I can ask my kid to do errands for me, stay with them, and have them communicate with other kids, so I really enjoy that.