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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 .

The Blue Velvet Cake

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I don’t consider myself a great baker. I am good, but I do have that odd cake that will not quite come our right. Then there is the mess… and the calories…. so although I am good, I do not do it everyday. I also don’t buy cake that .

How to travel with small kids and not lose your mind

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Is this really possible though? Travelling with small kids without losing your mind? I think it is…. to a degree. One parent/adult and one child is an easily achievable feat. I have travelled with Miss T a number of times and she was a .

The thing about child lock

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Just how important is child lock? Very important if you have small children. We have always believed in having child lock although truth be told, I am not sure when we first put child lock on all the back doors. Day zero (day we came home from .

Dealing with Sibling Jealousy

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I suspect jealousy might be a strong or even the wrong word to use, but that’s the closest word I can think of at the moment. My son is learning how to walk, has been for a few weeks now. Whenever he stands up for a long time or he takes a step .

5 tips to make sure you eat right (Update: Diastasis Recti Exercises)

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  A few weeks back, I shared an exercise program I would be using to try close my DR (Diastasis Recti). So far so good. Even though I did not measure myself at the beginning of the month when I started. The exercises are easy enough, even .

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 .

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 .

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 .

It’s my Birthday!

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It’s my birthday today. “What day is this? No wonder it is very cold in a special way. A day different from all the others. Why? Because God chose this day to bring you to this world. You bring a smile not only in our hearts, but .