I met Jacqui through a blogging group last year. She had recently moved back to South Africa after a two year stint in Michigan. It was so refreshing to chat to someone who had such positive things to say about raising a family in SA when so many people I know are desperate to leave.… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Mum of 5
If you are a parent then you know how rewarding and amazing an experience it is. You will also know how difficult it can be purely based on logistics and the admin of having someone depending on you for everything. By everything I mean meals, clothing, butt-wiping, transport, water, snacks, did I mention butt-wiping?, entertainment,… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Single Mum
If your answer is 'not bloody much' then we're on the same page. Recently I have been coming home with fewer and fewer packets of groceries even though I have been spending more than ever before. We don't eat extravagantly and most of my trolley contains fruit and veg, yet I have been blowing the… Continue reading What can you get for R250?
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In a world full of uncertainty, chaos and instant gratification, raising a child that is confident enough in themselves is crucial. Self-esteem is the key to a happy and successful child and in turn, adult. My hope is that I raise my children with enough confidence that they are self-assertive and assure – with just the right amount of independence to tackle everyday life. I believe one of the most important traits you can instil in a child is confidence.
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In case you missed it: Part 1 in the series - A Day in the Life of a Stay at Home Mum, Part 2 - A Day in the Life of a Work from Home Mum I have always been curious about home schooling so when Charlene agreed to give me a glimpse into her… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Home Schooling Mum
So excited to be featured on this top notch blog as I lay on my deathbed about to expire from a vicious stomach bug. Charlene and Zee’s (they are a mother daughter social media duo) blog is really amazing if you’re looking for a cool site to follow 😘 Meet the Mommy [Week 13]… Continue reading Meet the Mommy feature
In case you missed it : Part 1 in the series - 'A Day in the Life of a Stay at Home Mum' I was so happy when my friend Carly agreed to let me spy on her feature her in this series. She has done what most of us aspire to, taken a fun project… Continue reading A Day In The Life Of A Work From Home Mum
Some of my Saturdays out are for shopping and general laziness, some are spent like this 😊
As a woman who’s all about women empowerment, education and living our best lives, I absolutely love attending events that aim to do exactly that.
Yesterday fellow blogger Nadia, the mama behind The Non-Adventures of a Stay-at-Home-Mom and I attended The Women’s Wellness Event The event was hosted by the charismatic and uber-talented Sarah Graham and super inspirational and energetic Jeanne van Zyl in Pretoria.
Professional photos to follow because we are cool like that
Sarah Graham, the well-known food writer and TV host, along with nutrition and wellness expert, Jeanne van Zyl joined forces to host this years women’s event. The event was held with the aim “to help you cultivate a lifestyle that promotes balance and inside-out beauty, and that gives you quick tips and tricks on healthy eating that is actually attainable”.
Here’s what our morning entailed
Shortly after our arrival and check-in, I was fortunate enough to…
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I don't know about you but I say this a lot! At least 5-10 times a day. My eldest loves to pirouette and jump and dance like a jellyfish but her balance isn't the best and she often falls hence The Warning. But I hate it. Here's why... By saying 'Be Careful! You WILL fall!'… Continue reading Be careful! You’ll fall!
I am so stoked about this new feature! It is a five part series featuring a snapshot into the lives of 5 mums with very different parenting lives. First up is a Stay at Home Mum and who better to give you a glimpse into this (far from)glamourous life than ME!!! Here's an average day… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Stay at Home Mum