#DoulaDiaries Why am I a doula

Falling pregnant with my Miss K, I had a lot of anxiety about the birthing process. It was fueled by my complete ignorance of what the process involved as well as the fear of birth itself. And to make matters Read more…


#WorstNightmare: The needlestick

Once every 39 seconds, a nurse in this country sustains a needlestick injury. While most needlestick injuries result in nothing more than a good scare, far too many of them result in serious, life-altering (and in some cases, life-ending) diseases. Read more…


Dear #CSectionMom (and the others who judge)

Hello! This is me. The c-section mom. Number 1 = elective. Did I want to try natural birth. Maybe. Then no. Do I regret that with Kiki, yes. So April is c-section awareness month. But what does it mean? Does Read more…


#Spanking IS hitting

I am most probably going to get a lot of flack for writing this post- but I feel I need to get this off my chest. Spanking IS hitting. Period. I don’t want to even argue it. I want to Read more…


#GreenMom- 5 Everyday household items that is a waste of money

My journey to living a healthy, minimalistic lifestyle has naturally led me to question the most common of practices we do on a daily basis as a society. What I have learned is that often times, many of the things Read more…


#WorldMonopolyDay

In celebrating World Monopoly Day on 19 March (yes it’s a thing!) – we thought we’d share 10 fun facts about the world’s favourite family game brand, which has over a thousand variations, and is enjoyed by more than 1 Read more…


#MoreThanMom Love yourself enough not to lose yourself in motherhood

(For my sister from another mister- not really as my dad regards her as his daughter- my bestie Cherise Lombard who will be a mom soon!) Becoming a mother changes everything … or does it? Sure, your priorities shift, your Read more…


#COOLTOY of the week- Play-Doh Kitchen Creations

With Play-Doh Kitchen Creations, the best ingredient of all is imagination! Now kids can feel like junior chefs with their very own Play-Doh stovetop set that really makes sizzling sounds as they pretend to cook. Hear the sizzle start up Read more…


#Cyberbullying

Let’s say as a mom you saw your child posting a hurtful comment on social media about another child in their school, or saw they were part of a conversation that is threatening another child, what would you do? I would immediately Read more…


Stop judging the way I raise my children

This weekend was my birthday. Slap bang on a Saturday with family coming over. Also, clever me decided to have the festivities start from 11:30am- round about the time the youngest goes down for a nap normally. By 12:30 Zoe Read more…