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Childbirth Deaths

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On the news one afternoon on my way from work I heard about the youngest ebola survivor. Her mother had ebola and had died during childbirth. It saddened deeply. It was late 2018. Now in 2019 we still have women dying during childbirth. A .

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 .

5 Places to take your kids when its raining in Cape Town

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We know we need the rain and we absolutely love the rain (after that day zero scare, we love rain to the moon and back). But…. if you have small kids like mine, you will be missing some sunshine so the kids can run around outside and burn .

Febrile Seizures: My family’s experience

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My family's experience with febrile seizures.

Free Nursery Decor Art: Sweet Dreams

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  Sweet Dreams Click here to download

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 .

Acing that nanny interview: a guide for potential nannies

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When I was expecting Miss T, we wanted to take her to a day care when I went back to work. We looked at a few daycares around the neighbourhood and the conditions were appalling. At one creche I sent my husband and he came back determined that .

Brushing teeth with my toddler

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If all babies came with a manual, the world would be full of happy mothers. As in, if every child came with a manual specific to them, that would be awesome. What most mothers do (myself included) is run to books, Internet, friends, family. Most .

Sleep training

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Sleep training! Wow! Parenting is not easy is it? I honestly used to think parenting was easy. My parents definately made it look very easy. They seemed to know what they were doing. Now that I have Miss T, I am struggling probably as much as my .

My very first green smoothie! Spinach Power!

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I made my very first green smoothie today. I have been trying to start a vegetable garden for the longest time but every time I would plant seeds they would not grow (And I would forget to water). I got seedlings and they died as soon as I .