Tag: how to cope

I got my mojo back in two cheesy ways

I got my mojo back in two cheesy ways

In this hood we call motherhood, we doubt ourselves oh too often. We sometimes pity ourselves, we question our own decisions, we don’t listen to our gut feeling and we down talk ourselves. And sometimes it can get out of control. It’s happened to me many […]

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, […]

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 […]

My favorite South African Mommy Bloggers {Part 1}

My favorite South African Mommy Bloggers {Part 1}

Our community of South African mommy bloggers is ever growing. As mommy bloggers, we share some of our most inner thoughts, family life, both happy and not so happy experiences, and just about everything about the day in a life of a South African mother. We […]

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 […]

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 […]

1 Week back to school and I am wrecked

1 Week back to school and I am wrecked

I can’t believe it’s only been 1 week back to school and I am wrecked. It feels like we’ve just been through a whole term already. Is it just me that feels like this?   I planned my leave differently this year. I thought I was […]