Pregnancy anxiety & depression

Today marks 23 weeks pregnant. Baby Shark is around 30cm and about 500g; at the fetal scan about 2 weeks ago he was measuring on target so all is well. If you’ve been following my Instagram profile you’ll know that Read more…


Home renovations survival guide

Let’s start off by me telling you the honest truth about home renovations while pregnant. It’s not fun! I don’t recommend it! It’s really disruptive and it’s messy, and noisy, and dusty and generally a bad idea! Today is day Read more…


Let’s talk postnatal depression

Ssshhhhh, we don’t talk about postnatal depression, or at least that’s what the world of motherhood would have you believe. Well stuff that, I suffered and maybe if there were more real-life mom blogs out there telling their truth I Read more…


Maternity active wear I love

It’s no secret that I’m pregnant, 22 weeks to be exact (at time of writing this post), and something I have struggled to find both with this pregnancy and my first, is good, cost effective maternity wear for both active Read more…


Things to do with kids in Cape Town

Things to do with kids is a hot topic for every parent! Whether during term time or holidays, keeping kids busy & entertained is a constant job. Tristan is not particularly good at playing on his own at home and Read more…


Eczema

The other day I posted a few pictures on my Instastories about my hands and how I’m suffering really badly at the moment with eczema. I had such an overwhelming response from you all offering advise & recommendations on what Read more…


Splish splash I was taking a bath with Himalaya baby shampoo!

As a mom who suffers from eczema I’m very aware of products I use on Tristan. I don’t want anything that will aggravate his skin (not that he is showing any signs of eczema) or mine when I bath him. Read more…


My Gingerlily Beauty Spa & Nail Boutique experience

No no no, calm right down! I’m not becoming a beauty blogger (we all saw how my before & after Instagram post tanked) but going to a spa is something I love and something I generally do quite often. Usually Read more…


How to parent a threenager part 2

I really didn’t foresee myself writing another post about this topic; how to parent a threenager! This morning was probably one of the worst Tristan and I have had since the curse of the threenager hit us. I actually sat Read more…


Drinking water, eating right and poohing

Some of the other struggles I’m currently having with our threenager is drinking enough water, eating a balanced diet and poohing. In December we saw our paed (the amazing Dr Ashley Wewege) and I mentioned that Tristan sometimes complains of Read more…