Stand4her by Avon Event

Stand4her by Avon Event

I had this amazing opportunity to mingle amongst some awesome fellow bloggers at an event hosted by Avon #standforher. The message the Avon team wanted to bring across was that the brand isn’t only about make-up. The brand wants to bring awareness to different causes that are in place to uplift and encourage anyone to better their lives. By selling Avon and making a substantial living from it. The #stand4her project was developed to empower women, their

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Yameen’s 1st Birthday Party & 6 tips for planning a kids party on a budget

Yameen's 1st Birthday Party & 6 tips for planning a kids party on a budget

Yes, the title is correct and this year has flown by so fast. Yameen’s first birthday was on the 26 September, the same day as our 9th year wedding anniversary. We sang for him and hugged him tight but the party was set up for the Saturday after. It was such a fun day all around. We invited a handful of family and friends (although mine and Zahir’ s family combined is huge) to celebrate this

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How to help your child be more confident

How to help your child be more confident

As parents, Zahir and I have issues with one of the girls where her confidence has been very low. We saw a change in her personality. She became aggressive. Her confidence was low because she wasn’t coping at school. Sometimes she didn’t understand the work the teacher was explaining to her and she was afraid of informing the teacher thereof. She isolated herself at school, she didn’t want to make friends and she didn’t want to

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How to find ‘ME TIME’ as a Mom

How to find 'ME TIME' as a Mom

Most times I go through life and motherhood without thinking of myself. We all do it, we sacrifice for the greater good of your family. My family takes up a lot of my time, amongst being a career woman, a wife and a blogger. Being a woman should actually come first. Taking care of myself, because if I don’t take of myself how am I expected to take care of my children, husband and career.

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My wound care routine with Elastoplast

My wound care routine with Elastoplast

*sponsored With having twins and a baby who’s almost a year old, I am often in the position where my kids hurt themselves. Whether it’s a cut, scrap or fall, at some point I have to attend to not only tears but also the wound. The other day the girls had a play date with a class mate who came over to our home. The girls are wild and kind of tomboyish and they enjoy

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MOTG: Catching birds not feelings

MOTG: Catching birds not feelings

Life lately, So it’s been a few weeks since I’ve done one of these posts. Life has had its ups and downs lately, more so that there’s been medical issues with each and every one of my family members, including myself.   Medical issues – After Zia had her stint with mumps, Tazkia then got it. I don’t think that she had it as bad as Zia but she was home for about four days

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees appeals for Donations

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees appeals for Donations

This breaks my heart. I wish I could take away the suffering and hardships that our people especially children have to go through every single day. We can’t possibly imagine how it must feel to lose not only one parent but both parents at such a young age. Every single day Zahir and I talk to our children and try to instil humbleness, appreciation for what we have and we literally drill it into our

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