To nanny or not to nanny

Mother & son

To nanny or not to nanny, that is the question. Because I am a sahm I felt it was being cheeky & lazy having a nanny for 1 child. Yes we had an au pair for Tristan from 3 months Read more…


My eating plan

I had quite a few DM’s asking me to share my eating plan. It’s too much for an Instagram grid post so here’s the details. Please note the following: This is based on the macros advised by my coach I Read more…


Leaving the house with 2 kids

2 kids

One thing I stressed about during my pregnancy was how I would leave the house with 2 kids. It stressed me out no end and I used to think up various scenarios and how I’d manage. You know what? Now Read more…


My body is taking strain

Lets workout

My body is taking strain. My back and abs are probably the weakest parts of my body. I’ve had 2 pregnancies & 2 caesarean sections in 3,5 years. I’m 40 in just 6 months time. I’m a geriatric mom. I Read more…


Mindset

So much of how we feel, think and act has to do with our mindset. As a full-time, stay at home mum I find myself with a lot of time to think. Sometimes this is good and sometimes not so Read more…


Finding balance as a family of 4

We are slowly finding our balance as a family of 4. What worked before now has to be changed to suit Grayson. Time has to be split between the 2 boys because they require different things from us. Our time Read more…


Newborn must have items

Newborn must have items

I can’t believe Grayson is 3 months old already! Wow, how did that happen? It feels like he was born just the other day! I remember how each day felt like a whole month with Tristan (thanks postnatal depression) and Read more…


Family friendly accommodation just 2 hours from Cape Town

Family cottage at Schoone Oordt

Looking for some well priced, family friendly accommodation? Then this post is just for you! We spent our first night away as a family of 4 at the wonderful Schoone Oordt in Swellendam. I have stayed at the property many Read more…


Why home renovations suck

New office building

We are in the third & final phase of our home renovation! If you have been following me for a while you’ll know I really don’t enjoy home renovations. So I have decided to put my thoughts down on paper Read more…


Friendships in motherhood

Making mom friends

Friendships is motherhood change from pre-children. Some will remain the same, some you lose and some need a bit of adjusting while others will be brand new. People without children don’t get it! They can’t be expected to as they’ve Read more…