Moving your toddler into their own room

Moving your toddler into their own bedroom; toddler bedroom;

Moving your toddler into their own room causes anxiety for a lot of parents, so I thought I would write about our experience and share it with you. Transitioning our co-sleeping toddler into her own room, has been both easy and difficult and I’ll explain why a bit later. Parents choose to move their toddler […]

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Two-month baby update

When I was pregnant, my biggest worry was how I would cope with three children and now sit here typing my third born’s two-month baby update. I have “made it” through one of my biggest fears.  Yes, yes… I still have a lifetime and plenty of challenges ahead of me, but now that I have […]

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The benefits of baby massage

I don’t think there’s a feeling as sensational as holding a brand new baby – it’s one that I will never forget with all three of my babies. As soon as Kgosi was born, just two months ago, he was placed on my chest for skin-to-skin contact and this continued throughout his first night earth-side, […]

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Sleep aids for babies [introducing GRO Company]

As the weeks fly by and we get closer to the arrival of our new baby, I can feel the anxiety of sleep deprivation kicking in – that’s the problem with knowing exactly what you will be walking into isn’t it?! Since my baby shower, everything is starting to feel real and it’s been difficult to sleep as […]

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My Baby Shower

I don’t mean to show off, but I kinda, sorta have the most amazing friends – there’s lots of evidence to prove it, but my pregnancy journey and baby shower have been testament to this. This sorta-surprise baby (watch the video here) has been showered with plenty of love and acceptance right from the beginning and […]

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JOHNSON’S® Baby Re-launch


There are times, when I can’t believe that ‘ve been a mom for ten years – Johnson’s® has been part of my motherhood journey for all this time and even prior to that, as I was growing up. The yellow shampoo bottle is one that will always be iconic for me, as it takes me right back […]

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Managing a difficult pregnancy

Difficult pregnancy

I’m in the third trimester of my third pregnancy, so I know how strenous a difficult pregnancy can be on a mom. Firstly, admitting that you’re struggling with your pregnancy does not make you ungrateful and neither does it make you a bad mother. Acknowledging a difficult pregnancy can be a challenging thing, so much […]

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Princess K’s Ballerina Party

We recently celebrated the princess of our castle with a ballerina party. She had been asking and talking about her third birthday party for almost six months prior to her birthday. My brief was that it had to be pink, with balloons and cake (with fire, aka candles) – easy enough right? This being the first […]

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