I can feeeeeel it

A Winner & 10% discount for all of you!

It appears Charlotte is going through a growth spurt of some kind, on top of all the other stuff. She generally only eats well once a day; the past few days she has been eating almost as much as me, on top of wanting to breastfeed ALL the time! I need to get my butt into gear and place another order with Sprout for next week, so I can enjoy my time out without interruption (to be explained another time).
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The tear

My 16 month old doesn’t sleep & other updates…

The past two weeks have been incredibly stressful and beyond exhausting. It began with me getting sick and then Charly got sick and then her teeth started forcing their way through the gums, leading to an entire week of hours of screaming at a time in the middle of the night. My poor angel has been suffering so much and nothing I have done has made it any better.
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Loving Muffy’s Apple & Carrot muffins

Sprout Kids’ Food ~ Review {Giveaway Closed}

One of my goals for this year was to cook one new thing a month. Although I haven’t managed one a month, I’ve had bursts of time where I have done a few new recipes in a single month and then none again for ages. The tentative plan to start recipe posts is facing the same issue as trialling the recipes themselves… time, or a severe lack of time.
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Karen belly

Pregnant in (Joburg) ~ Chatting with Karen Herman

Today’s interview is with Karen Herman from Joburg. As I was writing this, Karen was sitting in hospital waiting to hear if her baby girl would be arriving today at 35 weeks due to suspected pre-eclampsia. Luckily, the first round of tests have come back negative and she has been sent home to rest. For a while there I thought that would be two interviews in a row that I was introducing new babies to you :)
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Hands

The Week That Was & What’s Ahead

It’s been a tough week, with me fighting a throat and sinus infection with backup from antibiotics. Charly started to get flu too, but we seem to have headed it off with some flu medication. I did manage to get a lot of work done somehow; and renew my drivers license and attend a client meeting and get some great content ideas for work and made some really exciting decision about the blog… so tough, but not impossible.

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The Charly Smiles

How do you manage your fear for your children?

I’ve been reading a lot lately about the fear we have for our children, particularly those of us living in South Africa, although not exclusively. I don’t know if I have been seeing these posts more because of my own anxiety or if there has just been an increase in our levels of awareness of all the things happening around us.
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All the Smiles

Wriggling & Rhyming Over Anxiety

I’ve briefly touched on my anxiety when being apart from Charly in the past. I haven’t really mentioned my general anxiety over taking her (or venturing myself) into new and unknown situations. But yes, that’s a thing. I would rather be home than anywhere else.

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Mushra pregnant  with baby 1

Pregnant in (Cape Town) ~ Chatting to Mushra Hartley

And here we go with our first Pregnant in (Cape Town) that isn’t me! An unimportant number of years ago, our featured momma and I were at school together, so I was so excited to reconnect with her after all these (not tooooo many) years. I loved so much of what Mushra had to say that today’s interview is a little longer than usual. I hope you find her as inspiring as I do!

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My Most Beautiful Entry

You Know Charlotte is the Most Beautiful Baby…

Morning all! A somewhat different post today. So I am totally going to be hitting you up for some love. I know that Charlotte Rose is the most beautiful baby… And you know that she is the most beautiful baby… And I know that you know… So maybe you could spare a few moments and send an sms to tell the world she is too?

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