It’s not often you get to be one of the very first families to experience a brand new lodge and hotel. Imagine our excitement when the newly built Dragonview Lodge, in Winterton right here on our doorstep in the KZN Central Drakensberg got in touch with us to invite us to experience authentic off the […]Read more "TRAVEL REVIEW: Dragonview Lodge"
Having just passed the one year anniversary since South Africa went into a lockdown. It’s crazy to think how much the past year has changed all of our lives. The 23rd of March 2020 will be a day I will never forget. The government announced a 21-day lockdown from 27 March 2020 for 30 days […]Read more "Looking back with Uber Eats"
Starting the day with a good wholesome meal around our table, is important to us as a family. A good breakfast, quality time as a family and a cup of coffee is our recipe for a good morning, and lately Nutrific, has ensured we have SUPER MORNINGS! After all, how you start your day will […]Read more "Super mornings with Nutrific"
I think for any pregnant or new mom, one of the biggest concerns during the new born phase is colic! I remember reading up on colic when I was pregnant with Maddie and being concerned about the possibility of her developing colic which she thankfully didn’t and now with Charlie, we were also hyper aware […]Read more "Identifying inflammation in infant colic"
I have officially hit the three month mark of breastfeeding my precious Charlotte. I wouldn’t say I was worried about my second breastfeeding journey but I will definitely say I put a lot more pressure on myself for this breastfeeding journey. With Maddie it was a case of ‘if it works awesome, if it doesn’t […]Read more "My Tommee Tippee Expressing Essentials"
Late last year I shared a healthier alternative to the sugary sweets made by Sugarlean – a high quality confectionery range that is gluten free, low in carbs and has no added sugar. They recently launched their ‘reduced’ range to their product range offering which is absolutely perfect for kids that we were sent to sample. […]Read more "Sugarlean Kids Reduced Sugar Sweets"
Classic, feminine, florals and soft pastels… this was my ‘vision’ for Charlotte’s nursery when I first thought about what her room would look like. With her room being very small in size – it is the smallest bedroom in the house, we didn’t have much room to play around with so I knew I wanted […]Read more "Charlotte’s Nursery"
With the biggest smile and happiest heart, holding her bag tightly on her shoulder, clinging to her special blanket, saying goodbye to my first born the night before Charlotte’s birth was emotional. Maddie was beyond excited that she was sleeping at her nana’s house the night before her sister’s birth. She made the ‘goodbye’ an […]Read more "Charlotte’s Birth Story"
Let’s face it… our kids enjoy a sugary treat from time to time! I know how much Maddie enjoys a small packet of sweets as her treat. It’s a highlight for her to choose something at the shops every weekend. Even though she doesn’t eat a lot of sweets, I still worry about the amount […]Read more "SUGARLEAN – KIDS REDUCED SUGAR SWEETS"
What do you see when you look in the mirror? My answer to this question 15 years ago would have been a lot different to what I would say today. Growing up, I lacked confidence and self-esteem. I was that typical awkward kid who hung back rather than took the lead in fear of being […]Read more "Courageous Conversations with our kids"