How Linda jug­gles be­ing a

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She is a fam­ily-ori­ented per­son and gives time to her fam­ily. This she does by hav­ing a ful­fill­ing re­la­tion­ship with her mother, Lucy N Dlamini, her in laws at Ezikhotheni Um­phakatsi and nu­clear fam­ily.

As a mother to three chil­dren who are in the three dif­fer­ent age groups, she has learnt to treat them as in­di­vid­u­als as they have dif­fer­ent per­son­al­i­ties and life pres­sures to deal with and she has to ap­proach them dif­fer­ently.

She counts the lessons learnt from rais­ing her chil­dren and uses them to as­sist her man­age peo­ple in the work­place.

Her hus­band also holds a se­nior role as Lubombo Re­gional Sec­re­tary, "He too has his own needs that I have to ad­dress as his wife. He has been a pil­lar of strength for me and he has been my men­tor, my an­chor, friend and a shoul­der to cry on dur­ing tough times."

His un­der­stand­ing of how gov­ern­ment works has helped her in deal­ing with work pres­sure.

They have been to­gether since 1992 up to now as they were ini­tially first child­hood friends and have kept the friend­ship to date. Her two daugh­ters have grown, and they too take care of her in many ways in­clu­sive mo­ral and emo­tional sup­port.

Sup­port

Her sib­lings sup­port her as her brother, who owns MA Con­sult­ing engi­neers, Musa, has al­ways been her friend in the fam­ily from child­hood be­cause he comes after her in the or­der of their birth and they live in the same neigh­bour­hood.

His fam­ily also gives her mo­ral

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