Hello August

August is always such a beautiful month for me . In my native country of Zimbabwe, August is spring time. It represents the budding and springing you of new things. I get excited! Growing up, August was always school holidays. It meant visiting my maternal grandmother in the country side, being spoilt on farm produceContinue reading “Hello August”

Our children and their sexual health

Webinar 3.10.18 Growing up in Zimbabwe, sex was a taboo and not talked about. The expectation was that one should stay pure and be a virgin till married. Talking to a few moms, highlights that abstinence was never the case. Yes, most women got married to the men that they were sexually active with butContinue reading “Our children and their sexual health”

Day 2

  Thank you Lord that you are a sun and shield around our children. Help them to understand and appreciate Your help and sustenance. May they know that in You is refuge and strength. We lift up in prayer those children and their families who may be going through very difficulty and challenging times, wouldContinue reading “Day 2”

Grateful

I am alive and well and for that I’m grateful . I give thanks to the Lord for His many blessings towards me. For those who remember I started my gratitude jar on the 15th of February. Since then, I have realised so many things and achieved so much personally, professionally and socially. Somehow, myContinue reading “Grateful”

Motherhood and well being

Webinar We were talking motherhood and well being on the webinar this evening. The ladies acknowledged that life can be busy and hectic but taking time out to recharge is important. We also acknowledged that as diaspora parents, lack of extended family support is a massive challenge. Some of the comments from the attendees: ”Continue reading “Motherhood and well being”

Fulfilling purpose, realising your dreams.

Dreams don’t thrive in a vacuum, without being supported, fanned, and bolstered.  And you can’t fertilize your dreams sufficiently all by yourself.  You need loving ambassadors, mentors, sponsors, and supporters who believe in you, and who see the future vision of you before it’s hatched. These supporters know how to keep you true to yourContinue reading “Fulfilling purpose, realising your dreams.”

Expectations

Webinar Very emotive and exciting discussion this evening on the parenting webinar. We established that God is the one who made us stewards for these children, we can go back to Him for help, counsel and guidance. For most of us first generation migrant parents, the environment and cultural expectations can be challenging. Strategies sharedContinue reading “Expectations”