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Things you don’t get to say to me because I’m a stay at home mama


My stay at home mama journey passed the two year mark in December, and I'll keep saying it - what a journey it's been! Choosing to stay home with your kids or choosing to have a full time career remains the personal decision of every woman with kids. Sometimes I feel people forget that either… Continue reading Things you don’t get to say to me because I’m a stay at home mama

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Ways to keep youself busy while breastfeeding


My breastfeeding journey with Cay was an amazing one. Although it was something I didn’t think I was going to be able to do, considering the fact that I completely failed with Monster. I almost made it to the one year mark as planned and started weaning her a few weeks before her first birthday. While… Continue reading Ways to keep youself busy while breastfeeding

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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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Things I’ve been told as a mama of three


Since becoming a mama of three, I've come 'under fire' from all kinds of comments.  I got a couple as well when we found out that we were expecting another boy and honestly, it wasn't a fun time, especially because of the emotions I was already dealing with. I think that when someone drops a… Continue reading Things I’ve been told as a mama of three

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Gross Things We’ve All Done: Thanks, Mamahood


Mamahood is beautiful, I won't lie. It's fulfilling yet trying. It gives you a love you never knew you could have, and at the same time tests your levels of patience. It's a mixture of laughs and tears, of long days and longer nights. It's the job that has no leave days, no sick days,… Continue reading Gross Things We’ve All Done: Thanks, Mamahood

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Reasons why a summer pregnancy sucks


Summer pregnancies are not for sissies, especially when you're in your last trimester! The last trimester is hard and exciting for many reasons, even though that last month can feel like it's going on forever. When I was pregnant with the boys, I had just entered the second trimester when the summer months ended so… Continue reading Reasons why a summer pregnancy sucks

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Truths about the last month of pregnancy


Ahhh, the last month! Can you believe that your baby's arrival is around the corner already?? Pregnancy has its great moments, and its not so great ones, and yet when it's over, you'll still miss it! When I reached the last month of my pregnancies, I remember thinking how the time had gone by so… Continue reading Truths about the last month of pregnancy