It takes a village to raise a Mother

TweetI have been a mother for 10 years and one of the most important lessons I have learned is that a support system is so important. Perhaps this is something that you only learn – In time, After lots of crying, Once we’re drowning, After we are utterly exhausted We’ve all heard the simple saying

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Pregnancy | Hospital Bag Checklist – For YOU

TweetPacking for the hospital can be tricky. Especially if it’s your very first baby. However if you’re in the position where you’ll be giving birth at a private hospitals you will probably be informed on what to pack during your maternity tour (some hospitals provide a packing for two checklist). Check out Mediclinic’s packing for

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Pregnancy | A few things I plan on doing differently with baby no. 3

Tweet5 Things I plan on doing differently with baby number 3! As parents, we are constantly learning from our mistakes. It’s just part of being a parent. There is no set plan. I recently read a post on Bad Mammy (published May 2017) on things she planned on doing differently with baby number 2. This

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Canal Walk | School Holiday | Alice in Wonderland

TweetCanal Walk Theatre Lewis Carroll’s much-loved classic, Alice in Wonderland, returns in a spectacular original musical by award winning duo at the Canal Walk Theatre. We were lucky enough to be invited by Canal Walk to the opening of the show and the kids (as usual) LOVED it. We’ve been previously and this is something they look

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Pregnancy | Baby names I love BUT we won’t be using

TweetSome of the names I love but we won’t be using This tag has been doing its rounds on YouTube forever and I love watching vloggers share baby names they love but won’t be using so I thought I’d share some that I love (why I love them) but we won’t be using. I must

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Pregnancy | Series | My favourite… Apps

TweetOne of the first things I did after finding out (after freaking out completely) I was pregnant was download some pregnancy apps to my phone. Of course, there are tons of apps out there and I tried out a few. But eventually I narrowed it down to my favourites (and deleted the others). So how do we

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Rise of the Doula: If a doula were a drug, it would be unethical not to use it. – John Kennell, M.D.

TweetHave you ever used a Doula or postpartum helper? Since recently finishing off my Doula studies I’ve had many woman ask me about the role that Doula’s play in the birth process and how you’d find a GREAT Doula in your area. The easiest thing I could say is to google Doula’s in Cape Town,

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