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Pregnancy Bucket list for Mama.

November 6, 2017

Pregnancy. What a special time.  A time to cherish, enjoy, remember… Yes, we’ve all heard it over-and-over again and although it’s true, this is not always easily done. Work, having other little ones, feeling less than “glowing”… all of these things can make it a little difficult to stop and enjoy these 9 months of growing another human. Now, post baby number 3, I’m looking back at all our pregnancies and I’ve come up with a little “pregnancy bucket list”…

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Must-have breastfeeding loungewear by Nuwen Design

August 28, 2017

One of my biggest pregnancy challenges has been finding pretty and functional hospital and postpartum pyjamas. That was until I crossed paths with Nuwen Design. The brain-child of Hilde van Niekerk – mother, grandmother and lactation specialist. Nuwen Design was created to meet the needs of breastfeeding moms. Giving woman the opportunity to breastfeed with ease and style. My favourite item from their collection is the pyjamas! Going for round 3, I know how much time I’ll be spending at home.…

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C-Section recovery kit

July 26, 2017

Having a cesarean section is not an “easy out” and recovery afterwards can be a HUGE challenge especially when you are mama to more than one… With the help of SR Maryna Botha from the Garsfontein Baby Clinic (and a few other mama brands) we have put together a C-Section recovery kit bound to ease recovery post childbirth, for all mamas. Lets talk medication… Sure, the doctor will be prescribing all kinds of pain meds but with the help of some…

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Finding myself in Pregnancy. Part 2

May 31, 2017

Here I am; 30 something, 30+ weeks pregnant with our 3rd. What an incredible blessing but wow what a reality check too. I am thankful to be pregnant and adore pregnancy and even hope to maybe do it all again. This is simply my truthful account of pregnancy a 3rd time around. The bliss, the beauty, the hemorrhoids and everything in between. Falling pregnant: 20’s vs 30’s 3 little people… 3 (4) very different conception stories. After being told (at…

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Lula Fox Ecolux Makeup: Why I am joining the #cleanbeautyrevolution!

March 29, 2017

Core to who I am has always been trying to live a more “conscious life”. Switching out traditional products for new generation brands that are chemical-free, organic, natural and just better for us as well as the environment. With wonderful new companies joining the “clean living revolution” everyday it’s easy going green inside the home and even when using various body products but makeup has always been the one place I couldn’t find replacements for the big name beauty houses we…

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Finding myself in Pregnancy. Part 1

March 3, 2017

We have hit the halfway mark of this pregnancy! 20 weeks! Being a 3rd pregnancy, things are very different than the 1st two… You are in it alone and at times this incredible blessing can be forgotten, not just by those close to you but even yourself. At a moment in time where most of your friends are either done having kids or they are in the all consuming hustle of parenting a 1st born, you will feel completely isolated.…

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Just a Mamma’s Top 5 Pregnancy lifesavers!

February 28, 2017

Doing pregnancy a 3rd time around has got it’s perks… One being I’ve tried most of what’s available on the market and I know what works when it comes to helping your body sustain and maintain a healthy pregnancy. No need to spend endless amounts on tons of product. These are my Top 5 pregnancy lifesavers that I simply can not do without. 1. Pregnancy vitamins and supplements  With tons of pregnancy vitamins available, you can really take your pick…

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