Bedtime Conversations

Bedtime Conversations

Emma spent 5 nights with my mother, she fell asleep on her own, in her own bed.  Now I know she can do it, even if she refuses to do it at home. Her and…

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{Product Review} Black River Coffee Stout: Is it beer or is it coffee?

{Product Review} Black River Coffee Stout: Is …

This isn’t my usual product review but when I received this press release a while ago I was intrigued. I do have a slight coffee addiction so anything with coffee in gets my attention. I…

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Parenting does get easier….sometimes

Parenting does get easier….sometimes

We have all been told at some time or another that parenting will get easier. I am still a little skeptical, I am not sure it really gets easier, just different and more of than…

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Gluten-free tips when eating out

Gluten-free tips when eating out

People often assume that if you are following a gluten-free diet then eating out is almost impossible, well it isn’t. Fortunately with banting and low-carb diets all the rage now, a lot of restaurants have…

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Let’s talk about chocolate baby!

Let’s talk about chocolate baby!

Yesterday was chocolate day and I had planned to publish this then but we were so busy indulging in hot chocolate and burgers that I didn’t get around to it. It is never really the…

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Mixed signals we are sending our kids

Mixed signals we are sending our kids

Yesterday we went for a fun walk, it was just over 5km and pretty adventurous, considering we had Emma with us. The rain at the beginning of the week meant there was a lot of…

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My favourite part of being pregnant

My favourite part of being pregnant

When I was working on the #MothersDayConnect campaign we are talking about our birth stories. I have never really shared any of my birth stories, not because they weren’t special but because they were pretty…

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Why you need to consider becoming a foster family.

Why you need to consider becoming a …

How many of you know about the foster care system in South Africa? I will admit until very recently I knew nothing. I knew what fostering meant but I knew very little about the system…

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Be happy! Really, properly happy!

Be happy! Really, properly happy!

Right now, if I think about it I could probably find a list as long as my arms of why I shouldn’t be happy. I could message a friend right now and spend the afternoon…

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{Giveaway with Domestos} Who is still saving water?

{Giveaway with Domestos} Who is still saving …

When we had water restrictions up here in Gauteng a while ago we went all out. We were recycling almost every drop that could be recycled. We really put in a big effort and it…

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