Category: Motherhood stuff

Purchase products that are approved for use by people with allergic reactions

Purchase products that are approved for use by people with allergic reactions

Allergic reactions, from seasonal hayfever to asthma, eczema and life-threatening anaphylaxis, have a huge impact on quality of life, and the incidence is increasing at an alarming rate, across all ages from babies to adults. There are approximately 19+ million people in South Africa, living […]

We’re not having any more kids and I want the world to know

We’re not having any more kids and I want the world to know

We’ve got two boys. ”Have another one” they said. “Your son needs a friend” they said. “Two kids is even more difficult than one kid” said no-one ever before we had our second kid. Anyway, I’m over that. I’m over how difficult this is. Infact, […]

Five reasons why I won’t survive as a stay at home mom

Five reasons why I won’t survive as a stay at home mom

There are more, but today I am only talking about five reasons why I won’t survive as a stay at home mom. First off, I just want to clear the air. I have the deepest respect for stay at home moms. I cannot think of […]

Ten fails that show I’m winning as a mom

Ten fails that show I’m winning as a mom

What are the most common characteristics you look for in yourself or in any other mom, as an indication that you/they are winning as a mom? Uhm, perfect make-up, always dressed on point, always on time, always packing in the coolest lunches for the kids, […]

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 […]

How to stop throwing away your vegetables {Free Meal and Ingredient Planner}

How to stop throwing away your vegetables {Free Meal and Ingredient Planner}

I am so guilty of this. I buy lovely colorful and fresh vegetables with the best intentions. All I want is for my family and I to eat healthy. You know, just like any other mom out there. But, we throw away so much and […]

Your childbirth can be empowering to you {WIN A BIO-OIL HAMPER}

Your childbirth can be empowering to you {WIN A BIO-OIL HAMPER}

February is pregnancy education month and the Pregnancy Education Month campaign highlights how childbirth education empowers parents for a better birth experience. Yes, your childbirth can be empowering to you. Birth is the most natural process on earth and yet studies have shown that one in every […]

I blame myself for my sons Epilepsy

I blame myself for my sons Epilepsy

JUST a few nights back, we were watching a series, and the person in the series unexpectedly had a seizure. When Liam saw that 5 second scene, he asked me what was happening so I explained that the person was having a seizure. Then he […]

How to stimulate your toddler {WIN A BARNEY ‘I LOVE YOU’ SINGING 10” PLUSH}

How to stimulate your toddler {WIN A BARNEY ‘I LOVE YOU’ SINGING 10” PLUSH}

Stimulation is important for toddlers and their development. Research shows it can improve 3 key components: Your baby’s attention span, memory and nervous system development. Furthermore, it can help your baby reach their developmental milestones improve motor skills. So, if you’re keen to learn how […]

My toddler won’t sleep and I’m about to lose my mind

My toddler won’t sleep and I’m about to lose my mind

I feel like I am way too old for this. My body just cannot take it anymore. My toddler won’t sleep and I’m about to lose my mind!! I am currently between thoughts like, “I cannot wait until he is like 5 and passed all […]