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Dear new mama

It’s referred to as the fourth trimester for a reason! Just like with the pregnancy trimesters, your body goes through a lot of changes...

5 tips to keep your toddler hydrated

Spring is here in sunny South Africa, hooray! It’s the season of running around outside, sweet fruit, delicious braais outside with friends and having...
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Tired of being tired?

Adulthood is mostly about being tired and wishing you hadn’t made plans. Add parenting into the mix and you become a new level of...
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What I wish someone had told me when I was a new mom

Are you going through those confusing early days as a new parent, or are you a more experienced parent who thinks they could be...
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The community around you

I am not the most social of people. I’m friendly enough (I assume), but I don’t actively seek to create and build new relationships....
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Surviving university/school while pregnant

Towards the end of 2017, I made the decision to go back to school. I had been in my new job for almost six...
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Lawnmower parents – Coming to a school near you!

It was bound to happen eventually; it was not enough to be a helicopter parent hovering above your offspring, warning them of every looming...
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Potty training two little boys

There are many highlights in a parenting journey – the first smile, the first words, the first few steps. Usually, all of these milestones...
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Trying to conceive

Falling pregnant seems like a simple enough task, right? Truth is, when you’re in the thick of things, regardless of how long you’ve been...
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6 good reasons to read to your child

In my two years of motherhood, I’ve had many proud mommy moments and I know I have even more to come. Hands down, my...
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