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Breastfeeding part 2

My milk came in on Sunday, 9 June 2019, but I started breastfeeding from the day he was born. First colostrum aka liquid gold and then onto milk as is the natural progression. My first post about breastfeeding can be Read more…


Cesarean section tips

For about a week now I’ve been thinking about my cesarean section (c-section) for Baby Shark. I had such a great experience with Tristan (you can read about his birth story here) because my gynae had me so well mentally Read more…


Baby prepping

What does baby prepping mean to you? To me it means, not only getting the nursery ready, ensuring you have enough nappies, wipes, etc to get your through the first few days and ensuring your hospital bag is packed and Read more…


The Wonder Weeks

Ever heard of or used The Wonder Weeks app? When I had Tristan I used this amazing & very insightful app to help us know when things would be a little tougher (than normal) and what to expect and, most Read more…


Hospital bag

I am 27 weeks pregnant and packing my hospital bag is something I am getting sorted now. Yes I know it seems a tad early, but with all the renovations going on I feel I need some sort of control Read more…


The only way out is through

“The only way out is through”! This is what my friend Amy told me when I asked her how she stayed sane through her complete home rebuild. And you know what, she’s 110% right; you can’t back out once you’ve Read more…


Splish splash I was taking a bath with Himalaya baby shampoo!

As a mom who suffers from eczema I’m very aware of products I use on Tristan. I don’t want anything that will aggravate his skin (not that he is showing any signs of eczema) or mine when I bath him. Read more…


Mom 2 boys

So last night I couldn’t sleep. I’m going to be a mom to 2 boys and there’s a small part of me that’s sad & disappointed that I’m not having a girl. Now before you go all crazy on my Read more…


My wish list

So the news is out, baby 2 will be joining our family in June 2019 and believe me when I say I’ve been thinking about key items I want for baby 2 since I found out we were pregnant. I’d Read more…


We have news

ALERT: THIS POST HAS BEEN WRITTEN OVER A SERIES OF WEEKS. THIS STATEMENT WILL MAKE MORE SENSE ONCE YOU’VE FINISHED READING I started this blog post, in my head, on Friday 5 October whilst lying in bed, unable to sleep. Read more…