Ah, the life of a magazine cover mom with her perfectly coiffed hair and manicured nails holding a jolly, laughing baby in her arms. How I wish that were my reality. Most of my MOMents consists of wiping other people's butts. Not very coiffed. If you're a mom too, there's about a 100% chance that … Continue reading 8 ‘not-proud-of-it’ things every mom has done
'Tis the season to be poorly (perhaps that explains Rudolph's red nose?). With current weather changes and temperature drops underway, along come stuffy noses and barking coughs. My 4 month old just had his first dose of antibiotics and we have been wrestling the nebulizer for the past 24 hours. Not fun. Here are a … Continue reading Sick Kids? 10 tips on how to deal…
28 November 2016 - 4 years old Favourite colour: Red Favourite food: Chicken nuggets, mash, broccoli and soup Favourite drink: Chocolate milk, apple juice Favourite movie: Kung Fu Panda Favourite cartoons: Paw Patrol, Power Rangers Favourite activities: Riding bike, puzzles and playing outside Favourite outings: Daddy's work (the beach), Magic Planet Dislikes: Ants, the dark … Continue reading Dear Adam, on your 4th birthday
Did you grow up with a nanny? I, for one, did not. We had our Doris who came over every day to help out with house chores while my mother was at work and my brother and I were at school. She was our maid (aka domestic helper if you want to be politically correct … Continue reading The Nanny(less) Diaries
Yes, you read that right! A company called Sacred Legacy Arts based in the States and founded in 2014 by mom of two (and one on the way) Kelly, creates unique keepsake pieces that incorporate inclusions of your choice - breast milk, umbilical stump, locks of hair, ashes, fabric, flowers or even placenta!There's no doubt … Continue reading Breast milk and DNA Jewelry: Gross or Gorgeous?
I'll be honest, I'm pretty good at keeping secrets but I was bursting at the seams with this one and now that I can finally share it, listen up... OK, just to clear it upfront, I'm not pregnant... (phew!) but this is just as exciting! Mom 2 Boys in Dubai started as a way for … Continue reading I’ve got some VERY exciting news!
Motherhood comes with the wonderful excitement and fear of the unknown. Lucky for us, answers are now just a click away which previously would have had to wait for the next doctor's visit (pssh, who needs them anyway..?). To illustrate, I've compiled some of the Google gems that I remember searching for, not that the … Continue reading “What does newborn poop look like” and other Google searches
Routine Mom 1: 5am gym, 7am school run, 9am coffee morning, 11am brunch date Mom 2: 7.30am rush to school, 8.30am rush to work, survive the rest of the day Mom 3: 8am WAKE UP WE'RE LATE Attire Mom 1: dresses like Carrie Bradshaw Mom 2: yoga pants and T-shirt Mom 3: what … Continue reading There are 3 types of moms
Last week I decided to do a vlog which was completely unplanned. I turned the camera on and let life be life. Something strange happens when you do this. You start to notice the little things. You start to realise how much goes on that becomes "just another day". Watch the vlog here! From tears … Continue reading VLOG: A Day in my Life
Four words that chill me to the spine. Four words that changed my state of mind from extreme joy to overwhelming heartache. I had a miscarriage. She was just 8 gestational weeks when her tiny heart stopped beating. I believe it was a girl for some reason, although I will truthfully never know. I had … Continue reading I had a miscarriage