It’s Christmas time!!!

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…I love Christmas time, I love the summer sun, the braais with family and friends, the carols and year-end parties and the decorations!  Last year we had our first Christmas together with baby Nur and we promised to start a couple of traditions for our little one! Some […]

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Baby’s Activities 12-18 months

Wow! I cannot believe just how active our baby, sorry, toddler has become! We continue from the previous 7-10 month activities list but to be honest, with a global pandemic and a lockdown in SA, we were just taking each day as it comes. Sometimes we were great with these activities and sometimes we watched […]

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Gaining (a little) control in 2020

In all the craziness around us, I’ve been looking for ways to feel in control of my life.  Whether it’s through baking bread, washing and re-hanging our curtains, or finally putting up the floating shelves that were sitting in storage for years- I’m finding ways to flash a middle finger to 2020! 😂 I know […]

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A First Birthday

First birthdays are so special! We had ours during the Covid Lockdown and my little family had an amazing time. Here are my pointers on how to make a home birthday party beautiful and budget friendly. 1. Do You! Pick the theme or concept you want for your little one and create a Mood Board. Our […]

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Baby’s Activities 7-10 months

Time is moving fast and so is Baby Nur! We now need activities that can keep up with this busy body. Going with our instincts again, here are some of the games and communication methods we have with the baby on typical days. This continues from the previous 3-6 month activities list I gave to […]

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Getting Myself Organised!

One of the things I didn’t look forward to was all the paperwork and admin involved in having a baby! Planning, scheduling and budgeting helped us keep on track with this. Here is a list of some of the items that needed to be organized; 1. ACTIVATING MATERNITY BENEFITS Covered in My First Trimester Must-haves […]

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Baby’s Activities 3-6 months

The time has come….maternity leave is over! It’s all gone by so fast but it’s been such a blessing to see my little girl go from a fragile newborn to a stronger, more capable baby! We opted to go with help from Sisi while I’m at work and luckily we found someone great who loves […]

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MY BABY BAG ESSENTIALS

We are four and a half weeks in and we have left the house a few times with Nur, going from nervously lugging this huge bag filled with everything, to bringing it all down to the essentials in a bag that’s surprisingly light and easy to carry. We purchased the Creche & Travel 7-in-1 bag […]

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A Home Maternity Shoot

Before our pregnancy, I had these grand ideas of how I’d style my maternity shoot when the time came. Let’s just say some ideas involved being underwater with bright and colourful flowers, a sheer veil, Madonna and child symbolism…okay…. in truth, it was Beyoncé! I imagined myself channeling my inner Beyonce for the day lol. […]

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