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#BCW: Laura from HarassedMom

Me-1024x1024I have 4 kids,  a husband, a dog,and a swimming pool. When I am not trying to make sure they all remain alive, fed, clothed and love and trying to keep the pool from turning into South Africa’s very own Loch Ness I am baking or writing the next bestseller.



  1. What is the inspiration behind your blog name?

I was a single mom when HarassedMom was born and I was trying to figure out a name and often felt harassed so it just seemed to fit J

  1. How would you describe your blogging style?

A little bit all over the place. I blog about most things from parenting to recipes to some beauty to my views on politics. I am pretty honest and open about parenting and how hard I find it some days.

  1. What inspired you to start blogging?

I have always loved writing and this was a way for me to write and interact with the world.

  1. What is your most popular/favorite blog post?

I don’t think it is my most popular but it is my favourite. http://www.harassedmom.co.za/parenting-just-got-real

  1. How do you want to improve yourself in the next year?

I really want to stop feeling so rushed all the time. I try very hard to plan my days but most days I still feel like I am rushing from one place to the next. I don’t like that, so I want to say no more and organise better.

  1. What’s the one thing you’re secretly good at?

I have no idea!

  1. What do you enjoy doing in your spare time?

Scrapbooking and reading but I don’t get to do either as much as I want to.

  1. What do you love the most about yourself?

I think I have a pretty good sense of humour.

  1. If you had to be on a reality show, which one and why?

The Amazing Race because you get to see the world and it looks like loads of fun.

  1. Who has influenced you the most?

My children. And my mother.

  1. Greatest strength? Weakness?

I am resilient. I am impatient.

  1. What would you like to make more time for?

Writing for the sake of writing.

  1. What is something you have always wanted to try?

Sky diving!!!

  1. Name three things on your bucket list?

Watch the Masai Marai migration, publish a book and I would love to ski.

  1. Real jeans or jeggings?

Real jeans.

  1. What would be your perfect day?

Gosh I don’t know. If it was a week day, then for everything to run to plan. My life is always going to be busy until my kids leave school, I am ok with that. I just want it to all run smoothly.

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