One of our favourite pass times as a couple has always been board or card games. Pre-parenthood we regularly hosted a couples game night at our house and every family holiday has involved a couple of rounds of our favourite games! Now that we are parents, Brett and I enjoy games we can play together […]Read more "Skip-Bo"
There was a time over the hard lockdown that I thought that there was no way I would be able to celebrate our baby at her very own baby shower. It made me sad as I believe that every child should be celebrated and she deserved to as well. As lockdown eased and small gatherings […]Read more "My Baby Shower"
Nothing quite hits home that you’re having a baby, quite like putting a cot in a room! Last month our absolutely gorgeous Jazz Cot from Happy Toddler Beds arrived and our hearts exploded! We’re having a baby! If you caught my Instagram post – Brett and Maddie built our Jazz Cot and they really had […]Read more "Our 4 in 1 Jazz Cot"
I can remember as a child how my imagination used to run wild… books came to life, characters became my friends, I lived out stories, my dolls played out scenes… I could sit for hours alone in my room and I was in another world! A world where anything was possible because I was told […]Read more "The power of storytelling…"
Who says dad’s to daughters cannot play superhero’s with them and teach them all about their super powers? We recently got sent the latest range of high quality Batman and DC toys from Just Fun Toys and everything about the range, including the apparel available oozes cool factor!! It has been a serious fight (not […]Read more "Daddy & Maddie take on Batman!"
There is something incredibly special about planning your baby’s nursery! I’d put it way up there with my wedding as one of my prized moments in which I saved for, planned for and manifested in my head for months on end before I had Maddie. If I look back there were a lot of things […]Read more "My top five nursery must haves"
We can all agree that our homes have always been our ‘safe place’ but over the last couple of months – our ‘safe space’ has taken a whole new meaning. With us spending more and more time protected in our homes in our bid to flatten the curve, limit the spread of the COVID-19 and […]Read more "How I’ve prepared our home for the virus outbreak"
Born out of a love for supporting local at markets, local maker and creator, Carin Archibald started her proudly South African baby brand of pretty but functional ‘momssentials’, Button & Bear, after noticing a gap in the market for locally made products that she could only find commercially. It wasn’t long after her mom started making items […]Read more "Button & Bear’s stylish momssentials"
As much as I truly love Winter, (I am a proper Winter baby) the one thing I dislike the most about Winter is a sore and chapped nose caused by frequently blowing or wiping my nose – irritating and damaging my skin and stripping away its natural moisture when those Winter sniffles start to creep […]Read more "No red Winter noses here…"
How often do you find yourself Googling a ‘fitness trainer near me’, ‘dietitian near me’ or ‘counselling near me’ and you have been overwhelmed with the hits with no idea where to start… who to contact or where to book. I know when I have moments like these I wish I could have a friend’s […]Read more "Connectable Life – a global meeting place for all my needs…"