Being Pregnant During A Pandemic

OMG! OMG! The first set of words that come to mind when you realise you’re pregnant during a global pandemic. Growing a tiny human is the most exciting and amazing thing I’ve experienced, but during this time the excitement also comes with lots of anxiety. Major anxiety, as we maneuver through this global public health […]

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Quarantine Fitness Tips from the Pros

How are the gym rats/goers doing with gym being closed? What about our friends that are looking to start some bit of exercising because they’ve been visiting the fridge more than they should? How about the people just looking to stay fit and active? More importantly, what are you doing? We definitely shouldn’t physically go […]

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Ramadan, IDAHOTB and Sexual Diversity

On Sunday, May 17, the world commemorated the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia: #IDAHOTB. This day brings awareness to the bullying, harassment, violence and hate perpetrated by society, against persons of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex, queer plus community – the LGBT+ community. Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia speak to hate, fear or […]

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Productivity Tools For Virtual Organising

COVID19 is here and we’re forced to do a lot of things differently. Many volunteer groups and organisations, in keeping with public health measures, have cancelled all face to face events and activities. Work and community organising is looking different for many people and the leadership of various groups. Group leaders are compelled to think […]

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Need contraceptives, ladies? We got you.

Family planning (deciding when to be pregnant, how often, and by whom) is essential at this time; you need the sex for stress and boredom relief but you don’t need the stresses of being pregnant and everything that comes after it. And simply put, some women just don’t want to be pregnant for the man they’re […]

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Mom Hacks You’ll Love

As a first time mom, the thought of growing a well-mannered and healthy human can be a daunting one. But with patience and a few mom approved strategies, your little one will be on his or her way to growing into the very best that he or she can be. Right?! You’ll tell me after […]

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Godparents – How do you choose?

A Godparent is defined as a person who presents a child at baptism and promises to take responsibility for their religious education. Some denominations also require Godparents to be of the same faith. But having a baby of my own made me realize that a Godparent is much more than that. A Godparent is someone […]

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One drink too many? Alcohol & Quarantine

Given the current social distancing restrictions in place to protect us from contracting Coronavirus (COVID-19), people are finding creative ways to pass the time at home. Others may be struggling with the lack of human interaction while being confined to their homes, especially if they are living alone. Our new normal includes working from home, […]

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#WFH or whatever … Productivity Hacks

Due to COVID-19 and the rate at which it is worsening in our countries, many persons have been working from home. But how does one really work from home (#WFH, you know it’s real when it has an acronym and a hashtag)? A friend of mine recently posted on Twitter the difficulty she is having […]

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