Postpartum bull crap

Postpartum bull crap

Postpartum, an adjective meaning ‘following childbirth’. According to Wikipedia there are 3 phases, the last one lasting up to 6 months. So does that mean that, following 6 months postpartum we (read “our bodies”) should have returned to our pre-baby Read more…


Quick, delicious overnight oats

Overnight oats

I love oats. Summer, winter, breastfeeding or not. But my busy mornings never leave much time to enjoy a warm, quiet bowl, so I’ve been grabbing a jar of quick, delicious overnight oats from the fridge most mornings. This quick Read more…


Packing for an international flight

Packing for an international flight

Packing for an international flight, with 2 kids, takes some pre-planning. Tristan’s Trunki was quick & easy to pack. A change of clothes, his dummy, du-du, ipad and a few toys (as we have a long layover on route to Read more…


Sleeping arrangements

Feet

Our family sleeping arrangements have come up on my blog a few times but after a chance discussion with a group of moms at the Cape Town moms night out dinner at Skotnes Restaurant I felt the topic deserved a Read more…


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…