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LolliPutti Launch Event

LolliPutti Launch Event

Jayme couldn’t contain his excitement for his event. I was smart about it and used it as a reward for extra hard work at school the week leading up to the event, it worked like a charm. Bonus is that it was assessment week so it was the perfect incentive to get him to put in some extra hours. The launch was held at Toys R Us in Canal walk and as I walked towards the store I saw two…

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Our Maternity Photoshoot celebrating Alex Luna

Our Maternity Photoshoot celebrating Alex Luna

Today we celebrate Alex being 38 weeks old. She has now officially been with us for as long as she was in my tummy. How time has flown by. My little princess has grown so well and yet I miss the days of feeling her kicking around inside me. To celebrate the milestone I would like to share some of the pictures of our last minute maternity shoot. I received these pictures while I was in the hospital in labour…

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Fair Cape Dairies Farm Experience

Fair Cape Dairies Farm Experience

Fair Cape invited a few bloggers to experience how they are effectively running their farm with solar energy during day time hours. I loved driving to the farm, there’s something about driving up a dirt road with the the barn almost rising in front of you that makes one feel part of an almost cinematic experience. The farm is situated in Cape Farms, just outside of Durbanville. It is a fresh, tranquil space. We spent the first few minutes socializing…

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Moooka Hands-Free Silicone Breast Pump

Moooka Hands-Free Silicone Breast Pump

When preparing for a new baby one of the biggest concerns for any mom is how they will feed their new little baby. Breastfeeding comes naturally to some and not so naturally to others. We struggle with so many issues and sometimes it is easier to give your baby milk in a bottle. Some moms have to return to work a few months after having a new baby and are then stressed out about building a ‘stash’ to keep baby…

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A Mothers Day gift guide for every budget

A Mothers Day gift guide for every budget

With Mothers Day fast approaching I put together a gift guide with ideas for every type of budget.  Oh So Heavenly – Sweet life lip icing – Available at Clicks for R34,99. Strawberry treats – A gift box consisting of a stawberry shower gel and body butter from The Body Shop for R130. Essence cosmetics – Various products at Clicks. Gel polish for R29,95 and eyebrow stylist set for R43,95. Tessa’s Best Mom Floral Treat Box – A box full…

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Easter Egg Hunts in Cape Town 2019

Easter Egg Hunts in Cape Town 2019

I am determined to get Jayme to try new places for an Eggciting Easter egg hunt. I’ll share the list of places I’ve found here: Bugz Play park Bugz has teamed up with Cadbury for a full day of Easter and chocolaty fun. The hunt begins at 09:00 with other attractions throughout the day such as a mime, rollerskating bunny, a magician and a juggler. No Pre-booking available. When : 22 April 2019 Price: R140 per child, R60 per adult….

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Purity & Elizabeth Anne’s Special Baby Shampoo Review

Purity & Elizabeth Anne’s Special Baby Shampoo Review

Purity & Elizabeth Anne is a household name for us and many other people I know. We first used the range 7 years ago when Jayme was a baby, we were gifted many of the products for my baby shower. When Alex was born we used the baby petroleum jelly from Purity & Elizabeth Anne because the smell and feel of it was the best out of all of the ones we tried. We never had any issues with nappy…

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Feedspot Top 40 South African Kids and Parenting blogs

Feedspot Top 40 South African Kids and Parenting blogs

I can’t contain my excitement to have made this list among some of the elite Parenting Bloggers SA has to offer. These moms and dads are like superheroes to me and I’ve been following most of them for a very long time. You can view the list here. I have made number 38 on the list after starting my blog in October 2018. 6 Months ago! What an amazing 6 months it has been. I have gotten the opportunity to…

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Baby Wearing

Baby Wearing

Have you ever heard of the 4th trimester? It is the first 3 months after a baby is born. The period where the baby adjusts to life outside the womb as described by Dr Harvey Karp. It can be a rough period for both Mom & Baby. One of the things that can help a lot in the 4th trimester is Baby wearing. What exactly is baby wearing? According to babywearing.co.za, it is the practice of wearing or carrying a baby in…

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Products making the weaning process easier & Nuby Review

Products making the weaning process easier & Nuby Review

Alex is now 7 months old and about a month into baby lead weaning and eating all kinds of solid foods. It makes a huge mess, I had to mentally prep for this stage. Luckily I’ve been through it once so I sort of knew what to expect but for new moms, be ready for ALOT of mess. On the floor, the chair, clothing – yours and baby’s basically any surface is fair game. The first item that is making…

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