skincare is also selfcare, mama

My SACH Skincare journey started in the month of May. Lately, skincare has become one of the many ways I take care of myself, skincare is very intentional for me. Sach is a skincare service in Guyana, with a collection of products that are cruelty free and GMO-free. Some of the products offered are facial […]

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“Is we own” – A market tour and lunch at the backyard cafe

How often do you book a reservation to a restaurant but have the option of walking through a farmers’ market with the chef – who doubles as a tour-guide, and triples as a historian – to pick out your ingredients, and learn the history of Guyanese food, and the people who make it? Well this […]

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My Anniversary staycation

The Herdmanston Lodge staycation package was something I had my eyes on for quite some time.  After writing “Normalize Luxury for Moms”, the desire intensified and I told my husband, ‘let’s do it.’ It was timely as we were celebrating our fourth wedding anniversary. Fun Fact: I got dressed at Herdmanston Lodge on my wedding […]

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Your birth control and you

As a matter of reproductive rights, you have the right to determine if and when you become pregnant, how often you reproduce, the spacing of those pregnancies, and to whom you become pregnant for. Birth control helps you with this decision, and for many women, it’s a life saving tool to have. Thankfully in Guyana, […]

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What to do if you’ve been raped *WARNING: TRIGGER content

Disclaimer: This article may cause triggers to traumatising events in your life, read with a supportive friend or colleague. This is not legal advice, seek legal counsel if you wish to pursue a case. ——- We’re not going to bullshit you, it’s not easy. First and foremost, it doesn’t matter where you were, what time […]

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Mothering a new baby during a pandemic

It’s one year since COVID-19 arrived and seven months into caring for and nurturing my son. Mothering, during this pandemic, is both emotionally and mentally exhausting. At first (finish reading and you will understand why I say at first), I was feeling guilty and sometimes terrible that most of our friends and family are yet […]

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How toxic work environments nurtured my dependency on alcohol

Hi. My name is Jairo, and I was an alcoholic. (Now you say: “Hi Jairo”.) I was a functioning one but an alcoholic nonetheless.Not that it was out of control, it was just… on the tipping scale. Let me tell you how this all started. The year was 2015. I had just graduated with my […]

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Stop comparing pregnancies – My Experience

I’ve been holding back on sharing this story, but recently a celebrity I follow who’s pregnant posted about being on bed rest and someone in the comments shared that she carried four children and nothing happened to her and that celebrities are just looking for attention. Let me just say that NO one, not even […]

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