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Story time: I think Yameen saw a ghost

Story time: I think Yameen saw a ghost

I think Yameen saw a Ghost! Let me set the scene… It’s 1:30 am when Zahir came to bed. He watched Game of Thrones and when he got to bed, he fell asleep immediately. Just then Yameen woke up. He was moving about in bed (he sleeps with us). Moving from my side of the bed to Zahir’s. It isn’t a big space in between Zahir and I. Just enough for him for move about.

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Life Lately, its been a while

Life Lately, its been a while

Yo! This has been long coming. I’ve been very quiet for the first few months of this year because life happened. There are way too little hours in the day that I just can never get to posting anything lately. I’ve been so busy with life and work and the kids that I’m barely making it every day. So here’s what happened lately: The girls started grade 1: I know it’s insane. The girls are in

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the Speech Bubble Co product review

the Speech Bubble Co product review

 *sponsored About a month ago, Zahir and I were called into Zia’s teachers office. It felt like dejavu all over again. Because the year before, also around this time, were called in by Zia’s previous teacher. The comments were the same. Zia is smart but lacks confidence. She is playful and lacks focus. She likes to roam around and goes to the toilet often. Basically she does everything she can to be out of the

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Happy New Year Plans

Happy New Year Plans

Hi everyone, Happy New Year! It’s been ages since I’ve posted on the blog. I’ve just been living and having a good old time with my family. This post is basically a recap of the month of December and my plans for 2019. December: The month of December started off rather hectic. Work had me stressing and wrapping up last minute work things. I became emotionally and physically tired. My brain couldn’t put any proper

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My Lash Lift Experience

My Lash Lift Experience

Last May, Zahir surprised me with a mother’s day gift of note. A R500.00 gift voucher from Sorbet to use at my leisure. I normally get massages when I get vouchers but this time I decided to have a lash lift done. I’m not brave enough to try lash extensions. I kind of feel like it wont suit me. Anyway, I’m going off track. I’m not into change, or drastic changes so I thought a

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I had my tubes cut and do I regret it?

I had my tubes cut and do I regret it?

It’s no surprise that Yameen was an oopsy. I mean at the time it was a major shock to our system. I saw two lines and panic set in. How could this happen? But then I realised … I did not use any contraception and its embarrassing to admit. Before you get all judgy on me. Contraception just didn’t work for my system. A few of the symptoms I had were that I was super moody,

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Top tips for flying with children by Travelstart

Top tips for flying with children by Travelstart

*sponsored Imagine this scenario: You are a mom and you are on a long flight to another city to meet your husband who’s waiting in anticipation for your arrival. Your flight is pretty ordinary until your baby girl becomes restless. Perhaps she is tired or hungry. Or her ears are blocked and its super uncomfortable. You don’t know because it’s all happening so quickly. She begins to cry and you are panicking because you know this is

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