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January 8, 2018
Let's Make 2018 The Feel Good Year !

A blessed and beautiful 2018 to you and your families CHICAs!  We have yet another chance to start a new, clean page to re-write our stories, let's make it good! I was browsing through the CHICA Relationship section (HERE)  and realized that most of the stories we shared are sad. I wondered why we don't […]

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December 14, 2017
What South Africans Googled The Most In 2017

Google just released the 2017 Year In Search and as always, South Africa's searches are very interesting. The top trending personalities are mostly those who passed on in 2017, which says something about us, I guess. This year's trending searches show growing interest in local celebrities and events, with seven of the top 10 trending […]

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December 13, 2017
#SAfricansTravelToo Victoria Falls Is A Must See

Still on our quest to see more of our continent, my #SAfricansTravelToo friends and I ventured off to the much talked about, Victoria Falls. As with all our trips, we did not go at it alone, but we partnered with Fastjet Airlines and Avani Hotels & Resorts to help make our trip memorable. Getting There... […]

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December 12, 2017
This Demon Called Fear

Have you ever wanted something but always felt like you were held back from achieving it? I have. Many, many times. It’s the demon called FEAR that’s holding you, and I back from that goal you keep running away from every other day. If there’s one thing I did effectively in 2017 and believe I deserve a medal […]

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November 9, 2017
Google SA Invites You To Attend Digital Skills Training Workshop For Women

Google South Africa is once again hosting a Digital Skills for Africa and Women@ Google event as part of their ongoing celebration of women in Africa, education and entrepreneurs  - and they have invited you CHICAs to join them! Alll participants will learn about the Women@ program, go on an office walk-about, receive training and a […]

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November 8, 2017
3 Reasons Why You Should Go Watch The Suitcase At Market Theatre

I went to watch The Suitcase at the Market Theatre on Sunday. Yes, I finally went to the theatre, not for any other thing but to watch a play. There have been lots of plays I've wanted to see but for some reason could not go.. and I watched the Lion King in Hong Kong […]

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October 17, 2017
Why Do I Feel Rejected By My Son Wanting To Use His Father's Last Name?

I am an unmarried mother of one, my son is now at an age where he can apply for an ID card and he's brought up the topic of wanting to use his father's last name. I don't know why this feels like rejection but I got emotional about it and still don't quite know […]

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October 16, 2017
I'm Growing With My Childhood (Update on My Therapy)

Beginning of July I shared with you the journey I was embarking on, seeking professional help in the form of therapy. In the article, I shared about how I was raped and molested by my oldest half-brother whom I met for the first time between the ages of 6-10 years and he was between 14-16 […]

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September 27, 2017
#CHICATravel Ultimate JaguarXF Test Drive To The Midlands

Anyone who has followed my blogging career will know that I've test driven a lot of cars but nothing quite prepared me for the experience I had with Jaguar. And this is not a sponsored blog bafethu, I'm sharing! A few weeks ago, Jaguar SA asked me to go on the ultimate Jaguar XF test […]

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September 25, 2017
Swazi Dlamini On Family, Longevity And The Business Of Music

This year marks 20 years since the release of the first Joyous Celebration album. One of the most notable vocalists to come out of the remarkable group is Swazi Dlamini. She captured audiences with her voice which led some of the group’s most notable songs such as ‘Keep The Faith’ and ‘I’ve Got Something’, before […]

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