August 17, 2017

Mikaiferlux Founder on Building the Foremost African Lingerie Brand from Scratch

Tell us about yourself. My name is Shamim Mikaifer. I am a happy outgoing person. All my friends call me Mimi. My parents are from Uganda […]
August 16, 2017

There is no perfect way to “Mother”

I never knew I could love someone more than I love myself. I didn’t think it was possible for every waking moment to be about another […]
August 14, 2017

On Being Female – Unlearning Shame

The older I get the more I learn the need to unlearn things that do not serve me. Until I got married and had babies, I […]

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August 17, 2017

Mikaiferlux Founder on Building the Foremost African Lingerie Brand from Scratch

Tell us about yourself. My name is Shamim Mikaifer. I am a happy outgoing person. All my friends call me Mimi. My parents are from Uganda […]
August 16, 2017

There is no perfect way to “Mother”

I never knew I could love someone more than I love myself. I didn’t think it was possible for every waking moment to be about another […]
August 14, 2017

On Being Female – Unlearning Shame

The older I get the more I learn the need to unlearn things that do not serve me. Until I got married and had babies, I […]
August 8, 2017

Do your children have to suffer because you are a Mumpreneur?

I know how easy it is to work, work, work, when you are at home especially when you have a deadline. Sometimes, the phrase “do not […]
August 7, 2017

Baby Number Two – What If I Only Want One?

I think being an only child can be likened to being left-handed. People think your situation is the weird one, the abnormal. We can’t have conversations […]

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July 18, 2017

Mummying 101: A Child Will Change Your Life

I remember the first time my son had a hiccup. He was two weeks old. I remember watching him with horror, wondering what I could do […]
June 12, 2017

Mothering The Mother: How Taking Care of Yourself Makes You a Better Mom

When I had my son, a lot of things changed about me. My body definitely looked different. It expanded in a way my mind didn’t know […]
May 30, 2017

I’m a proud stay at home mum. This is why I decided a day job is not for me.

I have a lot of mummy friends because of what I do and how I show up in the world. Some stay at home mums have […]
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