COVER STORY: Shekhinah Thandi Donnell
Jun27

COVER STORY: Shekhinah Thandi Donnell

By: Tasneem Amos The month of June has always been dedicated to the youth and the power that they possess. It’s been used as a month to commemorate struggle and celebrate success. It’s been used as a month to encourage and inspire people to push boundaries and stand firm for what they believe in; pretty much the same values and principles we at SA Bloggers stand for. We have decided to dedicate this issue to youth who are doing great...

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Jo Holroyd on motherhood in comedy
May30

Jo Holroyd on motherhood in comedy

By: Tasneem Amos Throughout the month of May, SA Bloggers featured women across the motherhood spectrum. We chatted to celebrity moms, moms in Hip Hop, moms of special needs kids and various others. I had the privilege of chatting to another well-known supermom, active in the comedy streets. Jo Holroyd speaks to us on motherhood and her journey and career in comedy. At what age did you become a mom? I was 31 when I had my first child,...

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Back to basics: The chocolate cupcake
May16

Back to basics: The chocolate cupcake

By: Tasneem Amos My sister was always considered the “baker” and I the “cook” growing up. Ever since she moved to China, I was pretty much left without my baking side kick and had a choice of either learning or spending. I chose learning of cause; we’re all about being cost effective. I’ve tried different cupcake recipes but this by far was the most moist and easiest recipe to follow. Once again, a very basic recipe so it really...

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Lex LaFoy On Motherhood and Hip Hop
May14

Lex LaFoy On Motherhood and Hip Hop

By: Tasneem Amos Meet 30-year-old, Ash-leigh La Foy, also known by her performance alias: Lex LaFoy Becoming a mother at just 20, LaFoy is a force to be reckoned with. She is a rapper, writer, performing artist and youth facilitator. She has released two mixtapes, an album and is currently working on a collaborative EP. She has just completed her first children’s book – which is currently in the illustration phase, and has another...

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A mum on a mission Cerebral Palsy Warrior: Clarissa Ross
Apr29

A mum on a mission Cerebral Palsy Warrior: Clarissa Ross

By: Tasneem Amos Meet the Mum on a mission : Clarissa Ross. Clarissa is a mother of two; Eli (5) and Perez (3), and shares her remarkable journey of motherhood, through her Facebook page. May being the month that we celebrate mothers, we thought it would be fitting to chat to Clarissa about her rare motherhood experience. Clarissa’s oldest son, Eli, was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy (CP) at the tender age of just six months. “He was a...

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