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New Baby Essentials

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One of my sister’s best friends is having a baby soon. Yay! So my sister asked me for a list of absolute essentials. This is tricky because for your first child, one always wants to get everything. I mean, everything looks so cute. And it .

The joys of being present

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When I was younger I was carefree, couldn’t be bothered to go with the flow or the crowd. I heard Helmut Lotti sing on tv one day and fell in love with his voice. The Out of Africa concert? I watched it and even went and bought the cd. Fast .

Brown lentil falafel

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I can’t remember the last time I made anything fancy. By fancy I mean other than stew. Bean stews are my go to when I am pressed for time.   I have been a pesco-vegetarian for a while and I have decided to go proper vegetarian as I .

Getaway Weekend in Montagu: What we got up to

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There really is a lot to do in Montagu and we barely scratched the surface with our overnight weekend trip. We still managed to have lots of fun and do lots of things. – Guano Caves We arrived in the afternoon, later than we had wanted to .

Feeding bras: Choosing the right one for you

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I read an article the other day on News24 about feeding bras. It reminded me of the first time I needed to get a feeding bra. I have a big bust so I had a good idea what I needed to get. Only problem was that I had no clue where to get it. The .

You are so fat……

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Someone said that to me the other day, ‘You are so fat!!!’. To my face, in a group of people, even patting my still huge tummy and asking if I was pregnant again. My baby is only 3 months old. I laughed it off, but deep down I was .

First Breastfeeding experience

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Breastfeeding week was from the 1st to the 7th of August and it brought back memories of when I had just had Miss T. Experiences are completely different, even if it appears we are telling the same story. Different because the babies are .

Mannequins! Mannequins!

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“But these are written, that ye might believe that Jesus is the Christ, the Son of God; and that believing ye might have life through his name.” John 20:31 They say what goes around comes around. A couple of years ago, my nephew (3 .

My strong willed child

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I did not know I was strong willed until a few years ago (I know, I am in my almost mid thirties). As a child, I was always labelled as a difficult, stubborn, spoilt. So I spent the bulk of my childhood and adulthood trying to be an easier, more .