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Category: Motherhood

My experience with various stages and things that attribute to my journey

Best nine on instagram

Best nine on instagram

If you are active on social media you would have seen that people are posting their best nine from 2018. Using 2017bestnine.com you can generate the 9 posts that got the most interaction between all your posts in 2018 on Instagram. Here’s how you can get your best nine:  Type in 2017bestnine.com or google best nine in your browser 2. Type your username into the edit box containing ‘Instagram ID’ and click on the ‘get’ button. 3. Your best nine…

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Sharing Motherhood

Sharing Motherhood

During my pregnancy this year I was super aware of being sensitive about what I say to other people. Due to social media and the community that we as moms or expectant moms have built, we have been exposed to the struggles of miscarriage or barrenness. Personally I have been taught to be empathetic, to watch what I say and especially never to ask someone when they intend to have kids. But recently a friend put such a spin on…

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A few things to do in Cape Town on your birthday

A few things to do in Cape Town on your birthday

Celebrating birthdays is one of the most exciting occasion in the year for me. Not only my birthday, anyone’s birthday. I love making a fuss, my sister says I like to be extra, but whats wrong with that? Everyone deserves at least one day to feel special and to celebrate all the crazy things that you have gotten through over past year. Every year my mother asks me what I would like to eat on my birthday. Making food is…

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Alex Luna Smallberg’s birth story

Alex Luna Smallberg’s birth story

Our expected due date for Princess Alex was 12 September. I was so excited to have a September baby, a Virgo, the calm between all the strong personalities in our home. September sounded like the perfect month to me for this little one to be born. On Sunday 26 August I told Sherwyn that I will be lying in bed all week with my feet up to ensure she doesn’t come early, we still had a few days of August…

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Launching a blog

Launching a blog

This is it, I’m taking the leap of faith after years of doubting and just doing it. This year I have heard so many encouraging words regarding letting go of what is keeping you back and I knew that it is finally the right time. Well is there ever really a ‘right’ time. So here we are, starting a blog baby, starting a blog. Today has been a tough day fighting my own demons and almost changing my mind yet…

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My Newborn essentials for the first month

My Newborn essentials for the first month

Six weeks have passed and I have taken the time to reflect on all that we have accomplished this far. The on and off sleep patterns, pacing around trying to get winds out and the tons and tons of dirty nappies. I remember doing A LOT of research into what I needed for my baby to begin with. However all the articles left me even more unsure. You would think that because this is my second child I would have…

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