Motherhood

What its really like to have twins

What its really like to have twins

“Abieda, what it’s like to have twins? I can imagine it must be crazy, or hectic”. I get this question a lot with this response accompanied all in the same breathe. And the answer is yes is it crazy and hectic, but it’s also special because they are special and so unique. So I thought to tell you once and for all what it’s like to have twins. So different – the girls look completely

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Baby Development: Yameen is 7 months old

Baby Development: Yameen is 7 months old

Yameen has really grown in the seven months since his birth. Times has really flown, he’s half way to his first birthday. He is growing stronger and more alert by the day. Gosh he invites anyone in with his smile. He always smiles when he wakes up, he is never is a bad mood. I love that he is so friendly and doesn’t cry easily when family and friends wants to pick him up. However

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MOTG: a floral wrap dress

MOTG: a floral wrap dress

Life lately: I’ve been feeling super uninspired about working out lately. I’ve been going back and forth in my mind about why the hell I’m procrastinating when it comes to working out. Literally every single day I would tell myself ‘okay today I’m going to start’ but then life happens or I’m lazy and my bed happens and I’d rather lay on the bed and watch the crime and investigation channel than working out. So

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My Five Favourite Me Time Indulgences

My Five Favourite Me Time Indulgences

As a mom you don’t always have time to do the things you love because there is always other things family related that must be attended to. I know that when I’m being over worked and under taken cared of is when I constantly feeling drained, frustrated and unhappy. Not necessarily with my family life, but rather with my overall being because I’ve been giving myself 100% to my work, my family, my children, my

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How to survive maternity leave without going broke

How to survive maternity leave without going broke

It’s been 5 months since my baby was born, and about two months since returning back to the land of the working class. I received my first salary in February since my maternity leave ended and it was so nice to have a salary again after four months of none. It really made me appreciate having a job (even though I really didn’t want to go back) and being able to buy the things I

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My thoughts on Co-Sleeping

My thoughts on Co-Sleeping

When I first became pregnant with the twins, I was adamant from the get go that the girls would be sleeping in their cots, in our room, but never with us in the bed. I read a lot about sleep training and what experiences other moms were going through with their kids who also by the way said that there was no way their kids were going to sleep in the bed with them either.

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Dealing with my fussy baby

Dealing with my fussy baby

When I had the girls I found that daily life was quite easy because they were calm and chilled out kids to begin with. Tazkia was a little fussy but always the same time during the day and always for a short period of time. I just thought it was colic but I didn’t know enough about it and before I realised it the “colic” was over. So when Yameen was born, I thought that

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