[Natures Farms Recipe] Braai Pap with a twist

If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you will know that I do not like [read: do well] in the kitchen, so I’m always looking for ways to stay motivated and try new things so I agreed to take part in the #NaturesFarmsChallenge.   What is the Natures Farms Challenge? A challenge to […]

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8 week baby and postpartum update

I can’t believe that Khumo [aka Little Lady] is 8 weeks old already!! Since this is my first update, it’s quite long, so it might be a good idea to grab some coffee. I’m still amazed at how each baby and experience can be so different. Although the first few weeks had a bumpy start, with the […]

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Breastfeeding is NOT easy for everyone

When I decided that I wanted to breastfeed exclusively, I had no illusions that it was going to be easy because of my previous ‘experience’ with my son… the experience which lasted all of two weeks. This time around, I was armed and ready with lots of information and [rather expensive] tubes of nipple cream, […]

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Inhlawulo: When an unmarried Zulu woman falls pregnant

inhlawulo; When an unmarried Zulu woman falls pregnant

When an Zulu woman falls pregnant out of wedlock, there are firm traditional procedures to adhere to and inhlawulo usually comes into play. Even though we evolve and modernise quickly, this is one of the many practices I have noticed many families still uphold.   The process of Inhlawulo: Please note that I’m outlining the typical scenario, however, the […]

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