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Meet a Mom: Simone

March 2, 2017 | 8 Comments
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In Simone’s words: On the afternoon of 15 September 2015 our lives changed forever. Our beautiful, perfect daughter Isabella, 7 ½ months old, died tragically. “Belsie” asphyxiated on her own vomit in her cot and help was too late to bring her back. On the morning of 4 May 2016, our son Thomas was born prematurely at 26 weeks and 3 days. We had much hope for his survival but he only lived for a few hours before joining his sister in heaven. Continue Reading…

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Meet a Mom: Lauren

February 23, 2017 | 5 Comments

I only met Lauren a few months ago but was immediately impressed with her steely determination when we started our training together, as well as her great sense of humour! She is a real toughie. But it was only when I heard that she’d lost nearly 20kg that it all started making sense, because you don’t achieve those kinds of physical changes without being made of something special. I thought you may find Lauren’s physical transformation over the past few months as interesting as I did, so I interviewed her as part of my Meet a Mom series. Over to her… Continue Reading…

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Meet a Mom: Amelia

June 23, 2016 | 5 Comments

I’ve been a bit slack on the interview front but I wanted to revive my Meet a Mom series, as I like you to hear from other people besides me all the time! I’m also always interested in hearing from South Africans living abroad, so I’m chuffed to introduce you to my friend Amelia De Vaal, who I met when we worked together in book publishing a few years ago and who now lives in Portland. Over to her…

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