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Reasons I’ve carried on breastfeeding


It only seems fair that after I posted my reasons for wanting to give up on breastfeeding, and saying right at the end that I’m not quitting that I would need to have a post for the opposite reasons. One thing I do need to mention is that I loved getting responses from other mamas…… Continue reading Reasons I’ve carried on breastfeeding

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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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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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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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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