What does it take to be the parent your child needs? I really think my parents did a great job at raising my siblings and I. We all turned out pretty awesome, LOL. I try to think of what it is that they did that I can cut and paste into my own parenting style.
Breast is best. We read it everywhere. Breastfeeding is an experience many mothers-to-be look forward to. It is the moment you get to bond with your child, to feed your baby the most nutritious meal at such an early stage of life. In some areas, it is a mother’s only option for feeding their little
This year our motto is Your Best Self because we are at a point in our lives where we have realised that WE hold the power to living our best lives. Being married with kids can be so demanding and consuming that you can very easily forget who you are and slowly blend into the
I put up a post on twitter a minute ago, but now I feel compelled to write about this. I woke up feeling so fabulous. Why wouldn’t I? I have been hitting the gym 5/7 days a week, taking on the 5km Park Run at least twice a month, eating better and also drinking less
When you have your first baby you soon realise the importance of listening to and engaging with people who have gone through or are going through the same experience as you. We do it to feel better about ourselves, to confirm that we aren’t going crazy, to learn from each other, to laugh at things
If you follow us on Twitter, you might have seen us tweeting about the Dove South Africa’s #NoLikesNeeded campaign. It is such a powerful and necessary discussion about self-confidence and where we derive it from. This campaign is specifically targeted at teenagers and their parents. As new parents this campaign really hits home and
I have always been a confident person, sure of myself, with a strong sense of belief in my abilities. I owe that to my parents who raised us that way. We were always encouraged to speak our minds and be assertive individuals in all areas of life. The introduction of motherhood disrupted that. The moment
“In January I wanted to cultivate an atmosphere of unhurriedness at home. I wanted plenty time to get where I needed to go, to do the things I wanted to do, with little time wasted on unsatisfying activities.” – THE HAPPINESS PROJECT The Happiness Project is a one sentence Journal ( I tend to write 5 sentences