What’s in my hospital bag?

What's in my hospital bag?

Hi everyone, I have decided to do a “what’s in baby and my hospital bag” post. I did a lot of research by reading lots of blog posts and articles from baby websites that could help me not over pack. This isn’t my first rodeo but to be honest I can’t even remember what the heck I packed the last time and what I used and didn’t. The hospital provides a list of things that

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Interview: Charlene from Gee Whiskers

Interview: Charlene from Gee Whiskers

I’ve decided to start the blogger interview series again. If you know me you will know that i’m obsessed with reading (well more like stalking) SA blogs and YouTube channels. I have a few die hard regular blogs and channels that i go to everyday for a read/watch. Anyway, the first blogger that i decided to interview is so nice and her content mostly focuses on beauty reviews and traveling of SA. If you are

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15 Pregnancy facts that other moms don’t tell you about

15 Pregnancy facts that other moms don’t tell you about

Being pregnant is really amazing and just knowing that you growing a baby inside of you is really something incredible but being pregnant can also be tough especially on your body. Unfortunately other moms don’t tell you about the things that will happen to your body, mind and emotions that normally wouldn’t happen. With literally three days left of my pregnancy things are becoming a lot more real now. I’m seriously scared and nervous but

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Siers Family Maternity Shoot

Siers Family Maternity Shoot

Two weeks ago we had the pleasure of having our family maternity shoot taken by the super talented and cool Ebraheem from Eben Photography. The shots were taken at Deer Park and it took about an hour to get all these amazing pictures. We are really so happy with the outcome. A big thank you to my cousin Ghouwah for the flower crowns. You really need to check out Ebraheem’s Instagram page on @ebenphotography and his website

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Dealing with a child who has frequent nightmares

Dealing with a child who has frequent nightmares

  This issue is even tougher than the issue we are having with Zia who happens to be a sensitive child, the issue is that Tazkia is having nightmares at night and she either cries for me or literally runs from her bed to mine wanting to sleep in our bed. She is scared even during the day, saying that she is scared of monsters. We’ve placed two night lights in their room, cut down

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Dealing with a sensitive child

Dealing with a sensitive child

Zia has become highly sensitive now that I’m well into the final stretch of my pregnancy. At first it was little questions and comments. On Eid night my cousin innocently asked when the girls were going to sleep by her, my response was, when baby is born aunty… please (more like a plea than a comment) they didn’t say anything at that moment, but on our way home, she said to me “mommy, when baby

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My Baby Shower

My Baby Shower

Recently my sister hosted a very special baby shower for me. I was so surprised and happy and felt seriously blessed to have such special people in my life. The decor and cake was blue representing that i am having a boy. I received some really cute baby gifts and toiletries for me and baby Siers. Now the pics aren’t that great, my photographer wasn’t available unfortunately but whole occasion is really too sweet not

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