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What I packed for our three day trip with the kids


So remember in September we had that sudden trip we took to Howick to attend Hubby Byren's late grandfather's funeral service. We originally planned on driving there but because we would only be staying for a few days, driving down would result in us all spending more time in the car than at our destination… Continue reading What I packed for our three day trip with the kids

Babies · breastfeeding · mom life

Reasons why I’ve wanted to stop breastfeeding


Yes, you read that title right! The one that has been repeatedly mentioning that she wants to breastfeed for a year is having second thoughts. Well, not really second thoughts, I'm still going to push for a year, but it doesn't mean there haven't been some moments where I've thought of stopping and switching to… Continue reading Reasons why I’ve wanted to stop breastfeeding

Babies · new mama · reviews

Review: Naturals Beauty R&R Baby Range


Disclaimer: I received free products in exchange for this review. All opinions are my own. When Monster and Gremlin were born, I wasn't too focused on natural baby products. In fact, I hardly saw any at the shops when I stocked up on baby things, except the usual mainstream products. Maybe I didn't look out… Continue reading Review: Naturals Beauty R&R Baby Range

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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

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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