#OnMyWayTo10K {Soweto Marathon}

I did say that 2017 would be the year that I push myself to do as many things that excite, challenge and grow me. There’s a lot that I haven’t ticked off and then on the other hand, there’s the stuff I’m currently ticking off! I’m both excited and anxious  to have been challenged to train for the Soweto Marathon 10K run in just 8 weeks. I’ll admit that I […]

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Four Ingredients to a Healthier Me

One of my favourite quotes of all time is “taking care of yourself is part of taking care of your children” – as idealistic as this sounds, it’s a really difficult principle to apply practically to your everyday life, as you juggle motherhood, a career, relationships and your personal hobbies. I set some goals at the beginning of the year and I must say, I haven’t really been holding myself […]

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Lunch box inspiration and fussy eaters

lunch box inspiration

We’re in the first month of the 2017 academic year and I’m already looking for lunch box inspiration. SOMEONE tell me that I’m not alone please?! The reason is that Lesedi is the fussiest of eaters, the boy just wants the same food over and over again – I think I have moaned about this before. If we leave out his “usuals” then he’ll make up a story about forgetting […]

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Your guide to introducing your baby to solids – the when and how

introducing baby to solids

It’s about that time… introducing baby to solids! Eeeeeeek! I’m not sure how we got here so quickly, just a little while ago it seemed like a distant milestone but here we are. Many parents wonder when the right time to introduce solids is and how to go about it. Let’s get into it.   When is the best time to introduce your baby to solids? Most health professionals and […]

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