Parenting

Letter to my little man

Letter to my little man

To my darling Ethan It’s about an hour before we get up to go to the hospital. I am lying here unable to sleep. All I can think about is how our world is about to change. You are fast asleep and blissfully ignorant of what […]

Pregnancy… the things we don’t talk about

Pregnancy… the things we don’t talk about

The things we don’t talk about… To the casual observer, I look like a very happy mommy with my healthy and determined three year old boy… and a beautiful growing belly with baby number 2 on the way. I suppose in a way, they would […]

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 4- Savings

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 4- Savings

Hello everyone, When prospective cloth parents come to see me… it is usually about cost saving. So… do we really make a saving on using cloth vs disposables? Disposables: A cheap brand of disposables could cost you R2.80 per nappy. My son does 8 changes […]

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 3- Cleaning

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 3- Cleaning

Hello everyone, The first thing that came to mind when I first heard of cloth… was poo and smells. The second thing was steri nappy solution and having to stick my hands into a dirty bucket. Washing and caring for modern cloth diapers is NOTHING […]

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 2- Types

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 2- Types

In February 2017, I was blessed to be asked by Lize-Mari Arthur from Kingfisher FM to take part in her “God’s Design” series. This would enable me to to help educate people about Modern cloth and all the ins and outs. This blog is one […]

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 1- Myths busted

Kingfisher Interview Cloth Nappies Part 1- Myths busted

In February 2017, I was blessed to be asked by Lize-Mari Arthur from Kingfisher FM to take part in her “God’s Design” series. This would enable me to to help educate people about Modern cloth and all the ins and outs. This blog is one […]

Why I won’t give up our cuddle time right now…

Why I won’t give up our cuddle time right now…

The first thing my little monkey does when he gets home from school, is to ask for bubbly water or milkshake (warm milk with a quarter of a teaspoon of nesquik… quite far from a milkshake in my eyes but that’s what he calls it). […]

Game parks and Twonagers: A guide to surviving the wild.

Game parks and Twonagers: A guide to surviving the wild.

As we endeavour to spend more quality time as a family, we dared to spend the day at Addo Elephant National Park. While it took the customary hour to just get the twonager dressed and in the car, we were not anticipating a drama free […]

Finding Balance

Finding Balance

I haven’t posted in a while and there is a very good reason for that. At the start of 2017, I was heading into my final year of my PhD, running my own businesses (yes plural haha) and being mom to my special little monkey. […]

Baby wearing – my journey of learning.

Baby wearing – my journey of learning.

Baby wearing is so very rewarding and I still maintain it saved both myself and my son from considerably more pain during his colic and reflux stage. While we were preparing for our baby to arrive, we asked more experienced friends about baby carriers. The […]