Bachelor of Journalism, Honours in Writing and Editing at Rhodes University, South Africa - 2001
Mother of one - 2010
Mother of two - 2013
Certified HypnoBirthing Childbirth Educator (HBCE) with HypnoBirthing International - 2015
Mother of three - 2016
Certified HypnoMothering Educator - 2017 (Certified to teach HypnoMothering for newborns and pre-schoolers)
Certified Newborn Mother's Collective Postpartum Professional - 2018
Professional Development Units
Microbirth School certification in the Introduction to the Infant Microbiome and Epigenetics - 2018
Group B Strep (GBS) Online Course through the Microbirth School
Other skills and Superpowers
Personal hair stylist, story teller, chef, taxi driver, arts & crafts specialist, birthday party planner, head of family disputes, shoulder to cry on, cuddle dispenser,,,
After feeling like I failed at breastfeeding with my first, I went on to feed my second for 2 years and my third for 2.5 years. I am still in awe that my body could nourish and heal other little beings for a total of 5.5 years! I believe every mom should give herself pats on the back for things she never imagined she’d do.
I have been known to glue toast that's been cut the wrong way with honey and saved toddlers on the verge of self-combustion.
I can cook three eggs, three ways in three minutes... not by choice, but necessity.