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What would you do if someone offered you a brand new Baby Bullet?

What would you do if someone offered you a brand new Baby Bullet? A very lovely someone contacted me a little while ago and did just that… offered me a free Baby Bullet to review and another to give away. Do you know what I did? I said that instead of giving it to me, […]

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Baby Dove Love

After a month of the sicks, I am finally getting back into the swing of things! And that includes a (slightly late) review and giveaway with Baby Dove. I began working on this a little while ago, and then got all caught up in their underlying message of “Trust your way” and ended up getting […]

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My Journey

16 Days – #DontLookAway

It seems unlikely that you would be here and not know how riled up I get about the fact that car passenger deaths are the fourth leading cause of unnatural death in South African children. I’m a person who always wants to save the world, #CarseatFullstop is the way I have chosen to take that […]

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My Journey

My way isn’t your way (or your business)

Is there ever a time where you don’t feel like you just fail as a mom? For me, it started right from the beginning and I get a fresh rush of it every other day. I doubt myself as a person, as a mother, constantly. And then, the other day, after a little “all fall […]

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Capturing the Christmas Magic with Josie Photography

I know it always seems like I vanish from the earth during the #CarseatFullstop campaign; but now that I am going to be running it year-round (yay!! And so much exciting news on that later) I am going to have to learn to balance it with the rest of my life a bit better. But […]

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#CarseatFullstop Pre-Schooler (3yo-4yo) Reviews

My obsession with the BeSafe iZi Plus

One of the things that frustrates me the most with South African car seats, is that so many of our children outgrow their harnessed child car seats before they are able to safely use a booster seat with the car seatbelt alone. I had to face this with our secondary car seat that lives in […]

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Giveaway Terms & Conditions

Giveaway Terms & Conditions

The Competition is open to South African residents aged 18 and older (unless explicitly stated on the individual competition page) but excludes any person who is a director, partner, employee, agent or family member of the promoter Pregnant in Cape Town or the named competition sponsor. In addition to the requirement which a winner will […]

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#CarseatFullstop My Journey Pre-Schooler (3yo-4yo)

My ultimate mom shame

I have shared these facts in random places, in words. Never all in one place and never with photos. Last year, I started a crusade with #CarseatFullstop. I was so full of righteous anger and frustration at all the parents of South Africa that had the means, but didn’t use car seats for their children. […]

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My Journey Pre-Schooler (3yo-4yo)

Life right now with Charly Roses

This kid. You guys, my Charly Roses is phenomenal. She takes my breath away with her intellect, her beauty, her sense of humour. Even when she is being impossible, I am a little in awe of the human she is becoming. She has outgrown 90% of her clothes, suddenly all long legs and arms. She […]

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My Journey Pre-Schooler (3yo-4yo)

Surviving the holidays with a toddler

While these holidays certainly aren’t my first rodeo, I have come to accept that holidays when you are a work-at-home mom are rough. I am incredibly lucky to have my mom as back-up, who spoils Charly with sleepovers and keeps her happily occupied most of the day. BUT! I chose to work from home so […]

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Life right now with me

Where to begin even?! Life right now is such a weird mix of emotions and just stuff. Eloquent hey? Best I try that again…

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My Journey Pre-Schooler (3yo-4yo) Reviews

Our first family holiday

There are certain things in my head that epitomize motherhood and family. The routines of everyday life, school drop offs and pickups, sports days, storytime before bed, snuggling in pjs with popcorn watching series or movies, colouring in, a roast dinner and a long Sunday afternoon drive. And then there is the family holiday …

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My Journey

Only another mom knows

Becoming a mom changed every single thing about me. Starting this blog when I fell pregnant was the first step in a journey to me discovering depths of love and understanding I never knew existed. For my baby, yes; but also for and with some of the most incredible women I could imagine. The friendships […]

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My Journey Pre-Schooler (3yo-4yo)

Measles, German Measles, Baby Measles and moral obligations

You will all have noticed that I vanished rather suddenly right around Charly’s birthday. Her birthday posts are sitting half written in drafts and the dozens of story ideas I’ve had are still sitting in their folder waiting for me. Many of you follow me on social media; I post daily on Instagram, a daily […]

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My Journey Pre-Schooler (3yo-4yo)

Third birthday party flashback

Charly’s third birthday party feels like years ago already. A few days after her birthday she started with a fever, and by Saturday we rushed her to the doctor when she was covered in a rash. The rest, as they say, is history (which you can read about here).