“OMG—When I gave birth, I……”

Stop right there, whoever you are. Telling a pregnant woman—especially a first timer that you had issues with your epidural and felt more of the labour than initially intended is definitely not a welcome topic of conversation. First-time mums to be are already terrified of what will happen next, so details of how excruciatingly long ...
Healthy Suhoor Ideas Made Easy

The Holy Month of Ramadan is just around the corner, and we have compiled a list of healthy Suhoor ideas for our fasting readers. It is essential that your last meal before sunrise consists of protein and healthy fats – this way you will stay full until Iftar, on the other hand, will keep your ...
How to Dress Well in Your Final Trimester

Let me begin by telling you it took me two pregnancies to learn how to dress while pregnant. One of the perks of being heavily pregnant in your third trimester is that by this stage there is no confusing looking pregnant, I for one thought the most of my pregnancy I looked as though I ...
How to Make Grocery Shopping More Than Just a Chore

Does your child hate being dragged around the supermarket? Do you hate trying to keep them entertained while you fill the trolley? Did you know you can make it a fun, educational game? So often, children are given ‘busy’ work or technology to distract them while adults get the shopping done (or they are left ...
Not All Superheroes Wear Capes – Part II

The hardest part of being a first-time mum can be asking for help and accepting it. ‘’Just handle it, everyone else seems to’’ can constantly ring in your ears and through social circles, we are bound to constantly compare ourselves with others. We have all heard the saying ‘’ it takes a village’’ and yet ...
Fun Ice Activities for Kids

Wracking your brain for fun indoor-outdoor activities with your children? Now that summer is around the corner, here are three easy, hassle-free activities you can plan for your kids with simple items you can find around your house. Watch the video to find out more on this fun hack; how you can beat the heat ...
First Birthdays, You Made It, Let’s Celebrate!

After months of sleep deprivation, what seems like endless diaper changes, smiles, tears and a few minor scares the time has come to plan your baby’s first birthday party. Fact is your child won’t remember the big day, but you will. And rest assured, the photos taken of your little one in a "1st Birthday" ...
Parenting, Putting Your Best Foot Forward

1. Have you ever been so overwhelmed in day to day life that sometimes you find your kids are speaking to you and you are not really tuned in? Don't worry; it happens to the best of us. Active listening means you focus on what is being said without thinking about how you're going to ...
Get Your Diaper bag in Check!

A well-equipped diaper bag can save the day. But what do you really need in there? It depends on how old your child is, how long you'll be out, where you're going, and how prepared you like to be.   Diapers As a rule of thumb, one for each hour you'll be out, plus a ...