WOW WOW WOW, What a year 2019 has been. Highs, lows, changes, babies, houses… At the end of each year I always like to look back on all that I have achieved and how we have grown as a family. Its so important to take a step back to recognise how far we have come.… Read More Looking Back at 2019 – SA Blog Awards
Pop-culture fans unite! We are gearing up for the most interactive four-day pop culture festival, Comic Con Africa, and this year Kids Con is joining in on the action! Comic Con Africa focuses on all elements of pop culture, including cosplay, comic books, anime, manga, film and series, games and books and authors. The festival… Read More We Are Counting Down Until Comic Con / Kids Con 2019.
4 years, well 47 months to be exact, and going strong. That’s how long I have been breastfeeding for. It’s something I hold so close to my heart and its accounted for many special bonding moments between my kids and I. It is something that I very nearly gave up however, and I certainly had… Read More Journey through Breastfeeding – What to Expect And What Is A Myth
If I could give you one thing my child, it would be optimism. In todays’ world of high anxious children, high crime rates and pressure at school, if I could give you one thing it would be eternal optimism and hope. Hope for a better future, hope for a better world, hope to make a… Read More If I Could Give You One Thing
I can feel the connection slipping. As I was lying next to the boys the other night I realised, that between work and baby I don’t think I am spending enough time with them. I often catch myself saying “OK just now”, or “in a minute” when they ask me to do things. I am… Read More When Did You Last Play?
The whole Instagram hiding likes thing versus drops in engagement has got me thinking recently… I found myself over the past few days noticing a HUGE drop in the number of “likes” I received on Instagram, of course it worried me. It concerned me that I wasn’t putting out enough good content, it concerned me… Read More Finding Your “WHY” And Remaining True
It’s Father’s Day on Sunday 16 June and thankfully progressed so much further then beers, braai’s and socks (though i couldn’t resist and included one pair of socks). Gifts have expanded; we can now buy experiences (my favourite kind), artisan coffee making courses to custom designed sports goods. Here are a few of my top… Read More Fathers Day Gift Guide 2019
I’ve debated for a while now whether to do this post or not, because well, our littlest doesn’t really have a “nursery”. In fact, its something I only ever did with our eldest. With Aadam, I painted the room in a soft muted grey, found the cutest elephant decals, had candy stripe walls etc. It… Read More “Nursery” Reveal – Making The Most Of Small Spaces
We all have toys that our kids don’t play with that we want to give away or donate right? We often never know where to drop them off or run out of time to do so. You may have noticed, a few weeks ago I shared a very poignant advert done by Cadbury. It showed… Read More Giving Back With Cadbury Dairy Milk And “The Little Generosity Shop”
I often get asked by my non-muslim friends about our traditions and practices in Islam, in particular around our holy month of Ramadan. When I first reverted to Islam I had a close circle of friends who were all so incredibly welcoming and open in their practise of Islam, sending around food to neighbours (muslim… Read More Ramadan Traditions