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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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My Lash Lift Experience

My Lash Lift Experience

For the longest time I’ve wondered what it would be like to have these beautiful curled lashes. I use mascara everyday but my straight lashes just won’t curl. It took me a while but I’ve discovered a cosmetic procedure called a lash lift or perm. Anyway, rewind a couple of months to May where Zahir bought me a Sorbet voucher for mother’s day and I thought it’s the perfect opportunity to try the Lash Lift

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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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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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Dealing with cradle cap

Dealing with cradle cap

When Yameen was around 2 months old I discovered that he had these patchy yellow like scales all over his scalp. I had recognized it as cradle cap because my eldest daughter Zia also had it when she was a baby. Anyway, this was around the same time his baby eczema started. He didn’t seem all too bothered with it at the beginning and the paediatrician said that it won’t affect him in any way.

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