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A fine romance – the week so far

Last week was Mental Health Awareness Week. What a time to be alive where something so important no longer carries stigma and there is active advocacy for everyone. It got me thinking about the spectrum of mental health issues, and how at every point in our lives, one way or the other, we are to some degree affected or know someone who is.

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In conversation with Mulalo

Welcome to Coeur et Maman, thank you for joining us today. If you had an opportunity to write your own bio, how would it read? What do you want to be known for?

That’s a tough one. I want to be remembered as a woman who was after God’s heart. A woman who fulfilled her purpose on earth and enriched the lives of those that crossed paths with her.

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In conversation with Edzani Mphaphuli

Welcome to Coeur et Maman, thank you for joining us today. If you had an opportunity to write your own bio, how would it read? What do you want to be known for?

I would like to be known as a passionate mother, sister, daughter and friend who loved God and people, who raised the most wholesome, loving, lovable and kind human beings who love God, themselves, others and life and use their passion and gifting to make the world a better place for all.

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Hold on

An unplanned hiatus from blogging. An incredibly hard few weeks, made harder still by so many changes happening all at once, and here I am, tentatively making my comeback. I am quite honestly beyond exhausted emotionally. But I look at my darling son merrily hitting new milestones day by day, and his zest for life and free spirit remind me that I’m doing ok – I’m showing up everyday with renewed zeal to make his childhood a happy and thriving one. So I hold on.

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In conversation with Makatu Murulana

Welcome to Coeur et Maman, thank you for joining us today. If you had an opportunity to write your own bio, how would it read? What do you want to be known for?

Thank you so much for considering me for this. My name is Makatu Murulana and I am currently a Business Definition Mangager at one of the largest insurance firms in the UK.
The typical cliche statement of calling myself proud mom is what first popped in my head.

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