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My maternity leave is over

My maternity leave is over

In about 4 days’ time my maternity leave will be completely over and then I return to work. Going back to the land of the working class and I’m absolutely dreading it. It’s like I have this unexplained urge to give up my job and stay home with my kids. Every time I look at my baby I just want to hold him knowing that this not going to last, I’m going to be on

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My Laundry Routine with LG Electronics South Africa

My Laundry Routine with LG Electronics South Africa

Shu that’s a mouth full I know. With a family of five my laundry is quite a lot and going through all these clothes by getting them sorted, cleaned and washed is a bit of a drag to be honest, so you really need to have your wits about you when doing laundry. I try to have a system in place that way I know priorities like my husband’s shirts and new-born babies growers are

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YAY! The Holidays are over

YAY! The Holidays are over

Yo today is the last day of holiday and you guys won’t believe (or maybe you can) how long, exhausting and tiring this month long holiday was. It was awesome because I got to spend much needed time with them before I go back to the real world after a 4 month maternity leave break. I am ready to get back into it. The run-down of the Holiday: – Somehow my kids are just a

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Baby Development: Yameen is 3 months old

Baby Development: Yameen is 3 months old

I’m a bit late in doing this because Yameen’s is almost 4 month old again but I figured it would be awesome to check on his development later on, when he is older and I have forgotten everything that’s happened in his first year of his life. It’s been an awesome three months so far, and it also feels like 2017 went far too quickly, when I looked again he was born and now three

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Story time: I had part of my toenail removed surgically

Story time: I had part of my toenail removed surgically

Yes, you read correctly. But let me start from the beginning. About three weeks ago I had been cutting my toenails as you do and some how I guess I cut the corner of the nail too short and skew. And what happened was that over the course of the three weeks it grew back and a sharp piece of my toenail grew into my skin. Gross!! Fast forward to last week. I was going

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My Maternity UIF Submission with Mom’s Link to UIF agency

My Maternity UIF Submission with Mom's Link to UIF agency

I’ve had to claim maternity UIF benefits twice in my life and I’ve got to say it’s the most irritating process to have to go through. Any mom who’s had to claim will tell you the same. The first time I claimed I did it myself. Now this is the first thing you doing wrong. It’s a mission to get all the documentation especially if you haven’t worked at a company for longer four years.

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Reflections 2017 

Reflections 2017 

And so 2017 has come to an end and as I look back at the year that went by so quickly I would never have thought I’d be a mom of a beautiful little boy. How amazing is that though, the beginning of the year I was a mom of two just going about life and minding my own business and adamant that two kids is enough financially and for my sanity and at the

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