Over the years, I have seen many subscription boxes promise to keep kids busy with fun and educational activities, all conveniently shipped to your doorstep each month. But sadly, most of them underdeliver and soon, go out of business. So, when we interviewed an aupair...

#Sponsored For the last 3 months, I have had the pleasure of working alongside Ohbox, a relatively new subscription box which caught my eye when researching my campaign. The partnership has given me the opportunity to discuss intimacy after having children, tips for finding time for...

I can be a little OTT about my space and keeping things organized, but one place I try stay clear of is the kids’ room, after all, it is THEIR room and despite the mess being more than I can manage, I want them to...

Friday is SLIPPER DAY! A special time of the year where South Africans join forces with Wimpy to support the incredible work done by Reach for a Dream. Last year Wimpy managed to raise R1.4 million from the sales of Slipper Day bracelets in store, while...

For the longest time, I have promised that I’d write a blog post sharing what we did to get rid of our debt and most recently, how we have managed to start saving towards our South American travels. It hasn’t been an overnight success but...

I recently received a beautiful set of alphabet cards from Bombelino, a local online store that creates handcrafted designs for modern parents. Ayesha, the creator and mom of 3, believes that reading is an important part of the parenting journey and was inspired to create the...

Following my favourite baby products of 2017, I have had a few messages asking for more information on Cherubs and why I like their brand when compared to others. Besides their baby wipes they have a wide variety of products that I regularly use on...

#Sponsored New moms often struggle to find the time and drive to get intimate with their partner after childbirth. In fact, it is what inspired this series in the first place – all moms are struggling with it, but no one feels confident enough to speak...

Have you ever found yourself watching your child’s favourite TV shows long after they’ve disappeared to their room, or fallen asleep? I do that ALL the time! But it got me thinking – what lessons are there to learn from their TV shows? As parents, I...

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, I thought that I’d do a fun post sharing a little more about my relationship with Darren. If you’re new around here, don’t forget to read Our Love Story where I shared about how we met and why we didn’t bother...

#Sponsored   I am a sucker for Valentine’s Day. Every year, my husband and I alternate who plans our Valentine’s Day treat. Some years, we go out, eat pasta, and watch a movie or plan a quick getaway to a neighbouring town, but this year we have...

#Sponsored Every year I collaborate with Bio-Oil to share the importance of pregnancy education. This year, instead of the usual spiel, I thought that I’d share how I benefited from pregnancy education through my own birthing experiences. Studies have shown that one in every four women describes...

One of the best things to happen in 2017 was becoming a mom all over again. When asked about Eli, I can only describe him as the calm I never knew I needed. Although the gap between Axl and Eli is only three years, I...

#Sponsored When you have children, you don’t really take into consideration that everything increases. I mean, you do – sure, expenses increase – but you don’t think of things like needing to upgrade your home appliances to keep up with your bigger family, well, at least...

I won’t lie, I am a mom of convenience. I use disposable nappies and wet wipes instead of cloth diapers for the same reason that I feed my child jars of baby food – convenience. I just don’t have the time to make organic and...