Category: Dear first-time mom

What to expect when you’re expecting

What to expect when you’re expecting

Being pregnant can be a daunting experience, especially if you are about to become a mother for the first time. Tons of questions like “Am I ready?”, “How do I keep myself and my baby healthy?” or “What should I be eating?” constantly run through […]

How to buy baby items on a tight budget

How to buy baby items on a tight budget

As a first-time mom, I had no clue on where to begin buying baby items. For one, I didn’t know what we actually needed or whether the things we needed were reasonably priced. I certainly did not know how to buy baby items on a […]

10 Baby items you really don’t need

10 Baby items you really don’t need

There are loads more out there I’m sure, but today I’m talking about just 10 baby items you really don’t need and by not buying them, you’ll save yourself some pennies. As a first time mom, shopping for your baby before he/she arrives, can be […]

Formula did not make my baby sleep through the night

Formula did not make my baby sleep through the night

I will never, ever, ever-ever, forget my first few weeks of being a mom. Mind blowing, life changing and just craziness all round. I mean, I was super in love, I was overwhelmed by the amount of love I felt for this little human that […]

Dear first-time mom – Motherhood described in 20 quotes

Dear first-time mom – Motherhood described in 20 quotes

You learn so much about yourself when you become a mom. If you’re reading this and are not a mom or about to become a mom, you will surely understand all of these quotes when your bundle arrives. So here it is, motherhood described in […]

Dear first-time mom – 10 basic things you MUST have for your baby {plus where to get them}

Dear first-time mom – 10 basic things you MUST have for your baby {plus where to get them}

Child number one definitely prepared me for child number two. I knew exactly what I needed the second time around and this post is specially aimed at helping first-time moms know what they need the first time around. Inevitably you’ll find lists upon lists on […]

How {pregnant} moms can get free samples in South Africa

How pregnant moms can get free samples in South Africa Having a child in South Africa is expensive and the thought of how much your bills are going to increase, is daunting. Sometimes the pregnancy is not even planned and that just makes things a […]

Dear first-time mom – 5 Things you HAVE to know about breastfeeding

I’m not a breast feeding expert and I am no where near being one. But these are just some of the things that I learnt which I’d like to share with you. They are 5 things you HAVE to know about breastfeeding. I know I […]

Dear first-time mom – How to get through your first 6 weeks

Dear first-time mom – How to get through your first 6 weeks

  Dear first-time mom – How to get through your first 6 weeks: Let me start off by saying, you’ve got one hell of journey ahead of you, but the rewards are totally worth it. There are going to be many days where you will feel […]