A safer sunscreen

From palm trees and pineapples to turquoise waters and golden sand. It’s the time of year many of us get away on sun drenched holidays for good old r&r . Apart from insurance, one thing most of us do to protect ourselves is pack the sunscreen. Nobody wants sunburn, it’s painful and the effects are […]

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A letter to my daughters 

    Dear Lola and Francesca, My sweet girls. Before you, I could only imagine what life would be like having children. I would try to think what you would look like. Would you have my nose or Daddy’s? Would you have blue or green eyes? When the both of you were born you were […]

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Age gap siblings, when is the right time to have another baby?

Through many conversations with other mums, family members and social interaction, there seems be a predominant idea about what the right age gap should be between children. That is have them close together i.e. 1 or 2 years apart and get all the early hard work out of the way at once. From the time […]

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Breastfeeding; the bad, the good & the pretty. 

I’m not going to preach to you about why you should breastfeed your baby over formula feeding. I’ve had two children, as much as I wanted to enjoy breastfeeding with my first baby, after two months it simply didn’t work out. We moved her onto formula feeding and she grew into a perfectly healthy little […]

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Ten reasons why a Labrador can make your life better…

    1. They are ALWAYS willing to keep their humans seat warm. If said human decides, let’s say, that they wanted a cup of tea. The Labrador will without hesitation jump into the spot to keep it warm for them. They care so much about their humans comfort that the Labradors instincts can very […]

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Milestones and more.

This week I feel I need to write about what’s been going on with both my girls and the major milestones that have taken place. Firstly I want to talk about all things Lola. Since Frankie came along both Lola’s Dad and I have sort of drummed it into her that she’s got to help […]

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11 essential items for the hypnobirthing mama!

Apart from some of the most important essentials during birth such as having a supportive birthing partner or having the right care provider. The following products can be used in a home or hospital birthing environment, and bought fairly easily online or in store. These products can be used by all mums to be with pregnancy […]

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Is it possible to have a drug free birth?

Both of my children’s births will remain etched in my mind as a significantly life changing wonderful event. But their birth stories are two different tales. I am grateful that both my girls arrived safely and I was in one piece afterwards. But this story is a huge reason I began this blog. This topic […]

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She naps 🙏🏻

‘When am I going to get an hour to myself’? This month has marked Frankie’s sixth month since she came into the world, so many things seem to have come at once.  We’re starting to see snippets of independence such as sitting without support, weaning to solid food, babbling the mmm sound (she’s definitely trying to […]

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