Motherhood

Pregnancy update: the final stretch

Pregnancy update: the final stretch

Hi Everyone, I went online to see if I could get a pregnancy tag challenge and was so excited to find one, which makes things so much easier to have a set questionnaire. How far along? 34 weeks Total weight gain: I’m not sure, I’ve probably picked up about 10 kilos all around inclusive of baby Siers growth. I’ll know more at the next scan. Maternity clothes? Nothing fits anymore, I have a few pairs of tights

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My pregnancy update

My pregnancy update

Hi everyone, I’ve officially hit the 28 weeks mark which means I’m now into my third trimester. I was telling my husband that this experience feels so surreal, like it hasn’t sunk in yet, but still the time has flown so quickly that I find myself starting to stress a little about what’s to come. I have to admit I’m rather petrified thinking about the delivery process and after especially since the experience I had the

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First Trimester Experience

First Trimester Experience

Hi everyone, If you read my previous post you know that my first trimester was brutal with nausea, exhaustion and migraines. I found that with this pregnancy, the first trimester was the worst. Maybe its because I’m older and my body cannot endure all these crazy things happening to it. I had lots of ailments and i had to learn to listen to my body and what it basically allowed me to endure and eat

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Exciting news: I’m pregnant

Exciting news: I'm pregnant

Yes you read correctly, I’m 14 weeks pregnant. It still feels surreal that by the end of the year another little one will be present in this world and in our home. Just before we found out about the pregnancy, my husband and I were telling everyone that there was no way in hell we were going to have another child. How two kids were enough financially and for our sanity. That we were content

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Shout

Shout

  Have you arrived at home from a long day of work to a chaotic household and at the end of it all you just shouting at everyone? Why though? Why have this uncontrollable shouting match with your family? I think the route to the problem is that maybe you just tired and have had a long day. Maybe you feel like sometimes you don’t have the support of your partner, because obviously he is

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Reactions 

I read an interesting blog post about a change a mom made when her children had mishaps and basically she reacted when her child would have an accident. This brought the relationship between mother and child closer, with a more compassion and consideration to your child’s feelings towards you.  Please read the blog post http://www.handsfreemama.com/2013/05/22/the-important-thing-about-yelling So this morning we (Zahir and I) took the girls to crèche and I accidentally let one of their bags

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