Lessons Learnt in my 20’s

I’ve been writing this piece for a good few months now (like since February!) and I just couldn’t get that sense of completion with it. I think it has it with the fact that I’m an over-thinker. Well, all that ends now. I'm putting it out there! I believe as you get older, your life… Continue reading Lessons Learnt in my 20’s

Toddler Emotions

Hello Mama’s! Birthing Jeremiah was one thing; bringing Jeremiah home, adjusting to life with a newborn and a toddler was another. It’s been great having a newborn and an active toddler at home, I’m loving every single bit of it… said no mom everrrrr!!!!! God’s honest truth, it has been the most challenging and frustrating… Continue reading Toddler Emotions

A Birth Story: Jeremiah Joshua

It has taken me longer than I expected to get back into writing after giving birth. Mind you, giving birth is a herculean task and I have to manage my ridiculous expectations of myself every now and then.   On Monday November 5th I woke up around 5am to intense contractions. My contractions were quite painful,… Continue reading A Birth Story: Jeremiah Joshua

Single Mother’s Strength

Single mothers; your strength and power is unimaginable, the intensity of your love and your desire for the survival of your child/children is positively mind blowing. Your will, your tenacity to keep moving forward at all cost is amazing. I have a few friends that are single mother's and I never truly understood what they… Continue reading Single Mother’s Strength

Winter Skincare Routine

It is winter lovelies!!  Cold, dry winter weather = dry, winkle prone skin.  I am not a fan of dry skin at all.  It feels tight and uncomfortable, leads to scratches and scarring.  Follow these steps and your skin will thank you! Cleanse Consonant Natural foaming face wash.  I’ve been using this face wash for… Continue reading Winter Skincare Routine

Pregnancy Update

Whoever said the last few weeks of pregnancy will fly by; is talking pure blasted madness!!  The last few weeks of pregnancy do not simply "fly by" they crawl at a glacial pace. The amount of things that need to get organized and ready is monumental but everything else is slow.  The back pain, braxton… Continue reading Pregnancy Update

Welcome to SeraJade Beauty & Lifestyle

Hello and welcome to SeraJade Beauty & Lifestyle!!  My name is Shanieka and I am a working mom of two children; Seraphina & Jeremiah.  Seraphina just celebrated her 4th birthday and Jeremiah is 18 months old.  I am currently staring down the barrel of returning to work as a Public Health Nurse as my 18… Continue reading Welcome to SeraJade Beauty & Lifestyle