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I bought a parenting magazine

For those who missed it, when I say I bought a parenting magazine, I don’t mean at the shop; I mean I BOUGHT a parenting magazine! A few of you may have seen the news yesterday; I am officially the new owner and Editor in Chief of the Tums 2 Tots Online brand.

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A 2 hour holiday from my life

Any of you who follow me on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter will have seen that I attended the Clicks Baby Event yesterday morning. You may also have picked up that I was having the BEST time.

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There is value in No, There is power in yes

So much is written about finding our value in saying no, and as somebody who struggles to say no to anything asked by others, I am so glad it is out there. Having said that, I have recently discovered there is incredible power in saying yes to the right things as well.

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Support in sisters who have never met

I have had a rough couple of months, I have been feeling a little overwhelmed by things and underwhelmed by people and struggling to catch up on all the things on my to do list. I have suffered a few disappointments and struggled with myself over my purpose outside of being a mommy. I have […]

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The Legacy You Are Leaving Your Daughter

Last week I received a gift from Dove. I was flattered and I love their products and am a Dove user myself; but all I expected from them was something lovely which I would share on social media.

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Why I am a distracted parent 

Happy Women’s Day mammas. With today being all about celebrating how women can make a difference, I thought I would share a little bit about where I am on my journey to make a difference to other mammas, and a few other things.

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6 bare essentials for your baby ~ BabyGroup blog

Most of you will have seen that I am the MOST excited to be a new featured blogger over at the BabyGroup blog.

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The Fear of Failure

I am a writer; a “creative”, if you will. I am never completely satisfied that I have done my best, given my all, achieved what I set out to achieve. I get so inside of the story I’m writing that I can’t look at it or read it objectively.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]

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Being Brave & the #CTMeetup

I can’t believe it’s been a whole week since the #CTMeetup! For those of you not in blogging circles, this is an event organized by the incomparable Cindy Alfino, where bloggers across all disciplines step out from behind their screens and get together in real life.

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100 Posts

I only realised when I was preparing the blog for the makeover last month, that I was approaching my 100th post. It may not seem like much to some; but it symbolizes so much for me.

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Time to take a breath

It occurs to me that the reason I’m not posting more regularly is because I am working on structured posts with set topics and I have been waiting to find the time to finish them properly and add all the right pictures and all that jazz. I need to step out of my head every […]