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2020 (part 1)

2020 (part 1)

2020… Wow! What a year it’s been! Covid-19 and work The year started off with lots of possibilities, even though it’s a year that symbolized the start of a new era, it has quickly become a start of a new normal… a deadly virus out to kill us all one by one. Suddenly the world was in lockdown and South Africa. No one really new what to do what themselves. The business is temporarily close

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Yameen’s Food Allergy story and Allergy Alert Pin

Yameen's Food Allergy story and Allergy Alert Pin

I spoke about this briefly at the beginning of the year, but so much more has happened since then that I kind of feel like I have to tell you the story. Now this story isn’t going to have a happy ending just yet, it’s not even going to have any kind of proper information or really good tips for you just yet. This is me going about my life and trying to get to

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Yameen’s 2nd birthday party – Baby Shark theme

Yameen's 2nd birthday party - Baby Shark theme

We celebrated my little boy Yameen’s 2nd birthday on the 28 September 2019. Time has flown so quickly and she is already two years old because it feels like just the other day i gave birth to him. Anyway, his birthday was actually two days prior on our anniversary. Its in the week and I thought the weekend was perfect to celebrate. The birthday theme was Baby Shark. Yameen loves watching baby shark Youtube videos

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The start of my fitness journey

The start of my fitness journey

The start of my fitness journey story. Yes, its about time. I waited a while to write this post because I wasn’t sure whether I could actually do this. This weight loss thing. But I’m here and this is my story. The beginning A few months ago I mentioned in a blog post that I started working on my fitness to lose 12kgs. I figured that I would give myself a year to transform my

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Twins 7th birthday party

Twins 7th birthday party

The girls had their 7th birthday party at the beginning of April. It was a pamper themed party. We invited 8 of their closest friends and cousins. All about the same age. I asked whether mom’s could drop off their kids at our home and then collect them again after the party. The mom’s seemed to be happy to drop off their kids. I thought that without parents there watching, the children would like more

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Life Lately, its been a while

Life Lately, its been a while

Yo! This has been long coming. I’ve been very quiet for the first few months of this year because life happened. There are way too little hours in the day that I just can never get to posting anything lately. I’ve been so busy with life and work and the kids that I’m barely making it every day. So here’s what happened lately: The girls started grade 1: I know it’s insane. The girls are in

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Review: the Speech Bubble Co.

Review: the Speech Bubble Co.

 *sponsored About a month ago, Zahir and I were called into Zia’s teachers office. It felt like dejavu all over again. Because the year before, also around this time, were called in by Zia’s previous teacher. The comments were the same. Zia is smart but lacks confidence. She is playful and lacks focus. She likes to roam around and goes to the toilet often. Basically she does everything she can to be out of the

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