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My Lash Lift Experience

My Lash Lift Experience

Last May, Zahir surprised me with a mother’s day gift of note. A R500.00 gift voucher from Sorbet to use at my leisure. I normally get massages when I get vouchers but this time I decided to have a lash lift done. I’m not brave enough to try lash extensions. I kind of feel like it wont suit me. Anyway, I’m going off track. I’m not into change, or drastic changes so I thought a

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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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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

There are times where I go through life and motherhood without thinking of myself. We all do it, we sacrifice for the greater good of our families. My family takes up a lot of my time. I’m trying my hand at being a career woman, a wife, and a blogger and of course a mommy. Being a woman should actually come first. Making myself a priority should come first. I feel like I should be

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My wound care routine with Elastoplast

My wound care routine with Elastoplast

*sponsored With having twins and a baby who’s almost a year old, I am often in the position where my kids hurt themselves. Whether it’s a cut, scrap or fall, at some point I have to attend to not only tears but also the wound. The other day the girls had a play date with a class mate who came over to our home. The girls are wild and kind of tomboyish and they enjoy

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