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Flying with a baby: how to prepare


Last week we made a last-minute decision to take a flight to our destination instead of taking the road trip route. Hubby Byren’s granddad passed away unexpectedly and we flew down to Durban (en route to Howick) to attend the service. We received the devastating news on Tuesday and booked our flights for Thursday. A…… Continue reading Flying with a baby: how to prepare

Babies · labor · new mama · newborn · recovery

Why I looked forward to my post delivery hospital stay


I know what you’re thinking… How can anyone really look forward to staying at a hospital, right? Well, take into account my life. Being a stay at home mama has it’s perks and benefits.. Yes, I get to spend every day with my kids, watch them grow and teach them. But at the same time,…… Continue reading Why I looked forward to my post delivery hospital stay

Babies · breastfeeding · family · mamahood · mom life · new mama · parenting

Tips to help with breastfeeding in public


I have to say that I’d pretty damn proud of myself to have been able to breastfeed Cay past five months now. I want to do it until she is a year old and then wean her off. This is a new business for me as it’s the longest I’ve ever been able to do…… Continue reading Tips to help with breastfeeding in public

Babies · family · mamahood · new mama · newborn

Why I switched to a backpack nappy bag and never looked back


When I found out I was pregnant again, I knew life was going to get a lot more hectic. I mean, three kids ain’t no joke… Five months into life prices that judging multiple kids is difficult, and joyful at the same time. While I was still carrying Cay, I looked for ways to make…… Continue reading Why I switched to a backpack nappy bag and never looked back

Babies · new mama · newborn · pregnancy · reviews

Dis-Chem Baby Goodie Bag + How to Get One


Getting free things cannot come at a more convenient time as when you have a baby on the way. If you’ve done research on baby shopping, you’ve already done some calculations on the costs that wait for you. So when brands and companies reward you with awesome goodies and spoils to thank you for your support,…… Continue reading Dis-Chem Baby Goodie Bag + How to Get One

Babies · new mama · newborn · packing · pregnancy · recovery

What’s in My Baby’s Hospital Bag?


I’ll be lying if I said that I could remember every single item I needed to pack into Cay’s hospital bag. In fact, when I sat down to write down my list, I completely hit a blank.. Call it a brain fart or pregnancy brain… But I was clueless! I knew that I needed to…… Continue reading What’s in My Baby’s Hospital Bag?