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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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Reasons you should get dressed every day as a SAHM


When I was still a full-time working mama, getting dressed every day was a given. Every day I would wake up early, make sure I was ready before any of the kids woke up so there was less screaming and crying because they needed my full attention at certain stages of getting ready. There were…… Continue reading Reasons you should get dressed every day as a SAHM

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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

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Nappy bag essentials: 0-6 months


I’ve had the experience of packing a nappy bag for three kids now, and each time, I either added something new or taken something away that I didn’t need. With each kiddo, I’ve discovered new products on the market that have been an additional to my nappy bags and it turned out to be great…… Continue reading Nappy bag essentials: 0-6 months

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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