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,

Toddlers are Aliens

15 Facts that prove toddlers are aliens It’s 10PM and after quite the struggle to get my toddler to bed, I finally get the chance to complete some much needed, “normal” adult tasks – like taking a shower. As I scramble to get everything done in record time so that I can enjoy just a tad bit of me time (which brings me to the decision between Netflix or sleep)

Exciting News with JAM

JAM Clothing – Lookbook & Exciting News With winter slowly creeping in on us so does the thought of having to re-pack, re-stock and re-create our children’s closets. Your barbie loving 4 year old suddenly turned into a frozen expert and refuses to wear anything other than Elsa or Olav just in case news come out that she is being disloyal to her imaginary princess kingdom. Spiderman suddenly loves paw

Aryan’s 2nd Birthday

A Safari Escape This past weekend Aryan turned 2 and I am still trying to wrap my mind around it all. His first year flew by fast but this second year – I am left speechless. It’s as if I blinked and it was all over. Reality still needs to sink in – “they grow up too fast” sounds like such a cliché but they really do! I look at

A Letter to My 2 Year Old

A Letter To My 2 Year Old My Sweet, Wild Boy Today’s the big day – the day you have been singing and fantasizing about for months – today you are 2. It still feels so surreal to utter these words, I still see you as my baby, wasn’t it just yesterday that I held you for the first time? In that split second of holding you, I was introduced

Angelic Ice Photography

Angelic Ice Photography & Design “ I live in a world of fantasy, so keep your reality away from me. I see what I want, I want what I see and that is all okay by me.” Angelic Ice Photography belongs to Tanisha – a photographer based in the East Rand, Johannesburg, who specialises in natural light, maternity, newborn , pets, kids and family portraiture – sounds pretty average doesn’t

Easter Activities and Hacks to try at home

Easter Activities and Hacks to try at Home Easter has always been one of my favourite holidays, but not just because of the easter bunny, or because it’s okay to have chocolates and hot cross buns for breakfast, but because it has always had a way of re-connecting and bringing together everybody in my family. But as I look back I realise it’s not the easter egg hunts, easter bunny

About Activities

Play is our brain’s favourite way of Learning When I became a mom it was my number one priority to give my little gem the best. As a newborn that’s fairly easy – feed, burp, change, nap – repeat. But as they get older we suddenly realise that the nap times shorten and their need for stimulation increases. They get busier and if not stimulated fussier and eventually naughtier. I

I Feel Robbed

I Feel Robbed I feel robbed of memories, and experiences that we were supposed to have but never had the privilege of experiencing. These are memories and experiences that we have missed out on and we will never get a “do-over”. I am left with a scar I never wanted, but a pain I will take all over again if I had to. This is our NICU story. My boy

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