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I am Sam, more commonly referred to as Jack and Tom’s mom. I originally hail from the Vuvuzela-loving city of Johannesburg, I’ve lived in London and Hong Kong, I called Paris home for three years and have recently returned to Hong Kong (Hope you’re keeping up!) I’m a Creative Director, having worked for magazines such as ELLE, heat and FHM, and I’ve been a weekly fashion columnist for Grazia, I contribute to lifestyle and fashion magazines and spend the rest of my time posting on this personal style, fashion and lifestyle blog, LaBelleCrush.com. Moving a lot and having two small kids has changed my perspective on this modern day fast paced concept of “doing everything” … (yes, I know we’re able to change a diaper while checking our emails making sure that the boss got the report all while keeping an eye on CNN in the background, oh and did I mention the toddler hanging onto your leg playing horsey?) BUT, we’re made to believe that as women we can have it all, not that I disagree with this, however the more amazing and inspiration mothers, wives, sisters, daughters, …