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Signs of family-friendly restaurants 


Pre-kids era, Hubby Byren and I would decide to out for dinner at 20H00 and it wouldn't be an issue. Post-kids era, we try and work the time in around 17H00 so that there's enough time for eating and playing before the kids are overly tired and need to go to bed. Pre-kids era, we… Continue reading Signs of family-friendly restaurants 

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How to be sick when you can’t be sick


One of the cons of being a stay at home mama is getting sick. It's not like you can whisk your kids off quickly to a school for a couple of hours so you can properly medicate yourself and sleep as much as you can during the day to rest and get better. This is… Continue reading How to be sick when you can’t be sick

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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

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 Why I love having a daughter


Guys, I know Cay has only been with us just over seven months now, but I just LOVE how quickly everyone (specifically the boys) have adjusted to having a baby at home again! Not only a baby, but a GIRL baby. Yep, that gets pointed out because the boys aren't use to having another female… Continue reading  Why I love having a daughter

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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

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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