Meet Amber

Fat mom slim series: Amber Wolchuk

Fat mom slim series Amber Wolchuk Hello everyone my name is Amber, I am 29yrs old and a mom to 2 amazingly crazy beautiful kids. Throughout my life, even as a kid I have struggled with my weight and have been on every diet I can possibly think of, but I seem to have found […]

Tish & Lily

Fat mom slim series: Letitia Bosman

Fat mom slim series Letitia Bosman My name is Letitia Bosman (Murphy), recently married to my “baby daddy” 😉 I am turning 35 this year and I feel as though I’m still living in my early 20’s. I am an extremely blessed Mommy to my beautiful little 4 year old girl, Lily! Lily and her […]

Genevieve Stander Jan 2016

Fat mom slim series: Genevieve Stander

Fat mom slim series Genevieve Stander Hey everyone, I’m Genevieve, and I’m a now 34 year old mom of 3 little rats, I mean loves of my life! My eldest Morgan-Lee is 10, and my twins Alex and Maddie turned 5 in February. Life has certainly been interesting these past few years! I’ve always had […]

Kelly Taylor fat mom slim

Fat mom slim series: Kelly Taylor

Fat mom slim series Kelly Taylor I am 47 years old, I like that I am 47!  You always hear that it so hard to lose weight in your 40’s and beyond and while it is difficult it is not impossible! I am a suburban mom, with a crazy busy life (as most moms are!). I […]

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 state? I put that exact pressure on myself following both Tristan’s and most recently, Grayson’s […]

Overnight oats

Quick, delicious 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 overnight oat recipe is not only great for breastfeeding but is also packed with protein, […]

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 UK) and he’s ready to go! Grayson on the other hand is another matter completely! […]


Sleeping arrangements

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 post all of its own. I don’t recall how the topic came up, but the […]

Mother & son

To nanny or not to nanny

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 but it was part time and more to help stimulate him. We also had a […]

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 am not a dietician I am aiming for progress not perfection This is not a […]