Life through the eyes of Tshego Ledwaba
Perfection not allowed
Hello everyone…welcome to my blog
Well, this is my first blog and I will be sharing almost everything and anything that comes to mind with you. I am an imperfect mom, wife and sister to somebody out there.
I’m a curious being, always questioning things around me and most of the time don’t get a lot of stuff right – though I try hard to perfect my skills and everything I do. Be it cooking, communicating with others, singing in the car on my way to work as a distraction to avoid traffic boredom and possible rage, dancing like a maniac all by myself…yes I do that 🤣.
Oftertimes I do make mistakes and quite honest with myself to admit first hand when things fall apart. Being pedantic and somewhat too detailed and explaining myself on length can freak other people out especially my hubby and daughter. But hey, that’s just me.
Growing up as a black child we were taught to respect every person especially our elders. Calling our neighbours parents or elders mama/papa/oom/aunty/ousi/buti was non-negotiable and normal. Today, in my 40’s I still do the same and seeing young people addressing colleagues old as their parents by name just doesn’t sit well with me. IContinue reading “Mannerism 101 from home versus eorkplace culture”
When you’ve lived your life being rejected by family, society and the commercial world, that can take a knock at your confidence to achieve anything significant. You start to make each decision or action that requires immediate attention with so much critique because the old negative voices engraved in your mind are still at play.Continue reading “How to celebrate the uncelebrated”
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