5 tips to survive first year of motherhood

My son is 1! (rather he'll be one tomorrow) But who's counting! I'm excited, that we are finally here. Where did the time go?! Anyhu,  before I flood your timeline with my tears (lol!), here are my 5 tips to survive the first year of motherhood: Don't be too hard on yourself It's very easy …

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Sleep training: what works?

My son Xander is 6 months old *insert happy mummy dance* and it's been an interesting journey of sleep deprivation and numerous milestones. I always tell first-time mums that the first year is always hardest, but it does get better with time. I started my son on a routine when he was 6 weeks old …

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7 Things They Don’t Tell You After Giving Birth

I have received numerous messages from first-time mothers saying no one told them about the post-birth experience (read the first week, or two, after delivery). I will share the top 5 things I never knew after giving birth: 1. You will bleed heavily (like a heavy period) Say goodbye to the 9-month bliss of no …

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How to increase your breast milk supply

Breast milk supply is always a topic of discussion among nursing mums. I share my 3 top tips on how to increase your supply.

Embracing sleep deprivation

What is sleep?! I only dream of it - the good ol' days when I would sleep for hours on end, wake up and still want to sleep some more. Lol! My son Xander, is now 2 months (ululations!) but I have to say, I cannot wait for him to sleep through the night. Even …

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World Breastfeeding Week 2015

The world is marking Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7) and the theme this year is ''Supporting women to combine breastfeeding and work.'' It reminded me of my breastfeeding days. I returned to work after 4 months - and my main concern at the time was where I was going to express. My employer at the time …

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