• Pregnancy | Update: Symphysis pubis dysfunction (self diagnosis)

    TweetWhen its more than just the regular pregnancy aches and pains About three weeks or so ago I started feeling a bit of discomfort and pressure in my pelvic region. Now the pain is traveling down the inside of my legs. I shared this with the Hubby as its definitely a first for me. I then mentioned this to a fellow pregnant Mom and local midwife and they both suggested I discuss this with my Gynae at the next check up as it could be Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD). What are the signs and symptoms of SPD? A sharp and sometimes overwhelming pain in the region at the front of…

  • Breakfast

    Making breakfast a priority

    Tweet4 of the best smoothie recipes Breakfast is often described as being the most important meal of the day as it kick starts your metabolism and provides you with energy to get your day started, but how many of us actually make this meal a priority? I never did, but that’s been changing and slowly I’m making time for me, eating healthier and slowly starting to exercise again. Lets face it, I’m never going to be a size 0 nor do I want to be. I need to be comfortable in my skin, no matter how stretched, wrinkled and crinkled it may be – BUT I can be healthier. Yesterday…

  • Help, my kid refuses to sleep!

    Being a Parent comes with its ups and downs, there will be good times and there will be times you regret – any Parent that says no is lying and yet I will still never change it for the world. It’s challenging at the best of times and its fine to agree that kids sometimes suck but I love my little family, the only thing I still need is a damn decent good night’s sleep.

  • well i am

    TweetWith well i am’s fourth challenge just around the corner, I couldn’t be more excited  to share with you their new family sign up option. Healthy habits start at home Parents are 100% accountable for their children’s health – and it needs improving. With children’s obesity stats steadily on the incline, your highest priority is to embrace healthy living as a family: –          Children need to learn and practice healthy habits at home. –          Their home environment should provide healthy constants. –          They should be surrounded by family and peers who are also acknowledging and prioritizing health. A brand new family focus The family sign up earns contestants the regular…

  • Our first karate grading

    TweetKarate, an oriental system of unarmed combat using the hands and feet to deliver and block blows, widely practised as a sport. On Saturday which passed we had the privilege of watching Danny at his first karate grading. Its always such a great feeling to watch your kids excel at something and seeing them enjoy themselves while doing it. “Here are the Two Rules of Miyagi-Ryu Karate. Rule Number One: ‘Karate for defense only.’ Rule Number Two: ‘First learn rule number one.’” Miyagi in The Karate Kid While selecting which acitivities we wanted Daniyal to participate in from Grade R we came to the conclusion (jointly with him) that karate…

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