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#MomDiaries: When being a mom is hard

Before I was Kiki’s mom, I was the PERFECT mom. I used to say how I would never do this or that. How I was going to breastfeed until she self-weans, how my child will never eat Purity and how 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…


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…


It’s Okay to Lose Your Sh#t

(for Donna) It is well documented that I lose my shi#t on a regular basis. So much so, I now get weekly messages from fellow sh#t-losers. Thank you, by the way, your solidarity is much appreciated, particularly when I find Read more…


7 Things I wish people knew about having a prem baby.

Two years ago, prematurity struck our family. Out of the blue, it hit us. Looking back, there are lots of things I would love to tell myself now – accept help, take it one day at a time, buy more concealer and waterproof mascara. But, in honor of World Prematurity Day, (which is coming up on the 17th of November) I also wish people knew these seven things about the harsh reality of having a baby born before 37 weeks.


My parenting style explained…

There’s nothing new about the way I parent my girls, as a matter of fact parents have been doing it naturally for as long as humans have existed. Attachment parenting is based on responding to a baby’s needs, which in Read more…


The season of parenting…

I am in a season of my life right now where I feel bone tired almost all of the time. Ragged, how-am-I-going-to-make-it-to-the-end-of-the-day, eyes burning exhausted. Exhausted to a point I literally live on coffee and cigarettes.  I have 2 girls Read more…


Here is your CLOTH DIAPERING 101

Cloth diapering. Isn’t that something that hippies who don’t shave their armpits do? I use to think that with my first born. But it is not… Promise. I shave my armpits and my legs… Soon in my journey of natural Read more…


Hello Woven Wrap! Baby Wearing explained…

Since I love to publish pictures of Zoe in a woven wrap, I have received many enquiries on what wraps I prefer and where do I get them from. So I decided to do a little post on the weird and absolutely wonderful world of woven wraps.


Being lonely as a mom

Today is one of those days. I am supposed to be working on a campaign schedule but my mind is full of words. I also feel lonely. Why? I work from home most of the times and I go and Read more…