Motherhood

The start of my fitness journey

The start of my fitness journey

The start of my fitness journey story. Yes, its about time. I waited a while to write this post because I wasn’t sure whether I could actually do this. This weight loss thing. But I’m here and this is my story. The beginning A few months ago I mentioned in a blog post that I started working on my fitness to lose 12kgs. I figured that I would give myself a year to transform my

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Twins 7th birthday party

Twins 7th birthday party

The girls had their 7th birthday party at the beginning of April. It was a pamper themed party. We invited 8 of their closest friends and cousins. All about the same age. I asked whether mom’s could drop off their kids at our home and then collect them again after the party. The mom’s seemed to be happy to drop off their kids. I thought that without parents there watching, the children would like more

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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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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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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 to celebrate this short amazing life of my youngest child. He is

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