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Please may I have an ‘onion’

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At least that is what I heard. And at the time, my 2 year old was snotty and feeling under the weather and I thought ‘wow, he knows that chewing on an onion is good for him.’ I put it down to my mother having taught him, being an avid believer .

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 .

From the heart

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I don’t even know what to call this post. No, it is not a rant :-). An observation more like.   You see, I love writing. In my way, my own quirky, most probably unstructured way. But I have not been writing as often as I would like. I .

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 .