Motherhood

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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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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My Breastfeeding Story

My Breastfeeding Story

I’ve never had a lot of experience in breastfeeding my kids, I feel like I was robbed of the decision to give the girls breastmilk, I will say though that I understand why the doctors decided to dry up my milk. I do feel though that formula feeding really isn’t a big deal. The girls were hardly ever sick and they picked up quite a bit of weight. After all a fed baby is a

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Life with Three kids

Life with Three kids

The other day I was approached by one of my readers and she asked me how I manage three kids and if I had any advice for her because she was expecting her second child and she was feeling a little nervous about managing two kids at the same time and on her own. I was so happy that she asked me for advice and I thought maybe just maybe there are some of you

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Zia’s Eczema Story

Zia's Eczema Story

Saying it’s been a roller-coaster of a ride with Zia and her eczema is an understatement. The poor child has suffered practically all of her short life with eczema and it can get pretty frustrating for me as a mom, because you really can’t help much after you have done all the necessary things to alleviate the flare-ups. Now imagine actually living with it. We have been in and out of dermatologists offices, who explained

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C- Section Postpartum Basket

C- Section Postpartum Basket

I knew that having a C-section was going to painful and highly inconvenient, and like all pregnant women, I would spend hours stalking mommy blogs and YouTube vlogs for the best and most convenient methods of doing certain things like, birth stories, what’s in my hospital bag, recovery and so on, and then I came across postpartum recovery baskets. Unfortunately I couldn’t find any SA mommy blogs posting about any postpartum recovery baskets or kits,

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Book Review: The Goodness Gang Adventures with Food Lover’s Market

Book Review: The Goodness Gang Adventures with Food Lover's Market

Food Lover’s Market (@foodloversmarket)are running an interesting campaign that focuses on teaching young children from Grade R to Grade 3 the meaning of healthy eating and the benefits of eating their fruits and vegetables. The group of friends called the Goodness Gang travels from Fruitlandia to Food Lover’s Market to meet children and teach them that eating healthy is good. The girls and I decided to review this story book, its essentially an online book

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