June 2019

Koningskind Aktiwiteitsboks

Koningskind Aktiwiteitsboks – An Activity Box with a Twist When I saw the Koningskind advert on Facebook it wasn’t the attractive packaging or all of the amazing educational activities that caught my attention, no, although it was colorful and fun, I have seen so many different activity boxes doing the rounds and were even subscribed to some – all of which were colorful, fun, and educational. What really set Koningskind

Johannesburg Zoo

JOHANNESBURG ZOO Ever since I can remember Aryan has had a unique interest in wild animals. He roared like a lion even before he could talk and he could identify and name wild animals in books long before anything else. We, therefore, made a point out of it to visit the zoo at least once every year and it has always been a highlight for Aryan – the excitement and

To Sleep Train or Not To Sleep Train – Part 2

To Sleep Train or Not To Sleep Train – Part 2 In part 1 of my “to sleep train or not to sleep train” series I gave you an idea of what sleep training really is and what it’s not or doesn’t do. I also gave you a little backside story, discussed the terms “sleep training” and “self-soothing” and last but not least I discussed 9 myths about sleep training.

WILLOW FEATHER FARM

Willow Feather Farm – Escape the Busy City Life For A Day This past Father’s Day hubby wanted to get out of the house and take the kids to go do something fun, but with a relatively large family of 5, things can add up very quickly and a simple day trip can become very very expensive really fast. We knew that the family-friendly restaurants around us would have been

To Sleep train or not to sleep train – Part 1

To Sleep Train Or Not To Sleep Train – Part 1 Sleep training is one of those very controversial subjects where just the mention of the term can spark a fire of outrage and judgement faster than you can say “BOOM”. I have noticed that sometimes moms forget that each and every mom’s motherhood journey is unique and special, and that everyone experiences phases differently – what works for you

Our Breastfeeding Rollercoaster

It’s been Good, It’s been Hard, It’s been FUN! When I nurse my precious son, it’s just me and him. The world falls flat along with all my worries and frustrations. In this special moment together, he is happy and the love between us become certain. Our body rhythms sync, our heartbeats and breaths as one. This is our time. (Taken from Maranda Bouwer) When I got pregnant with Aryan,