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Dear Leather Jacket Foxes competition goers Please note the following when it comes to our competitions : Prizes cannot be exchanged for cash, or be exchanged for something else. Prizes are awarded to South African citizens only, unless otherwise specified. Winners of a LJF competition are eligible to enter another LJF competition only after a three month waiting period. LJF will announce the winners via social media and on the site. Failure to accept or own up to your prize within 7 days will mean the prize will be allocated… Read More

Writers block

As a writer I find I have seasons where I write non stop! Then other seasons where I am bit quiet. You know those lovely seasons where WRITERS BLOCK comes for a nonchalant visit! It happens to the best of us, and it happens when we least expect it! I did a bit of research on writers block whilst I was experiencing major writers block, and came across the following. Thought I’d share with you, to hopefully help inspire and shake off writers block. Writers Block Defined as: A writers… Read More

Advice for new moms

Crossing over from non-mom living, into full on mom mode, can be quite overwhelming for a first time mom. Some days feel amazing, like you’re owning this whole mom hood thing. Whilst other days, it tends to feel a bit more abstract. Almost as if the whole world is plotting and conspiring against you! Or if you’re like me, I tend to keep a look out for Ashton Kutcher, wondering if he will jump out of nowhere and say “You’ve been pranked!”. Or maybe that’s just me? Nonetheless, below are… Read More

What not to say to pregnant women

Being pregnant is a very interesting experience for the most part. Whether you had an easy pregnancy or a hard pregnancy, you will note how your baby bump will attract the strangest of conversations to the most interesting experiences from people you know, to random strangers in the shops. Something we can all agree on, is that there are some things that pregnant women do not want to hear: You’re getting big! Did you swallow a watermelon? Are you sure you’re just having one baby? So, when do you think… Read More

You know you’re a mom when…

When you become a mom you find yourself in a whole new world! < insert Aladdin’s theme song> You find yourself in “interesting” situations, and experiencing new things that soon become the norm. Those sobering moments that remind you swiftly “Yip , I’m such a mom!”. A rocking one none the less! These are some of my favorite typical “mom moments”, that make me feel so proud to be a mom! I can’t help but laugh at these moments, and laugh at myself! Maybe you can relate to some of… Read More