Trending baby names for 2018

  2018 is here and we’re loving hearing of all the babies yet to be born this year!! Mums who are still looking for names, here are 10 of the top trending boys and girls names for 2018… BOYS Henry Gray Kei George Harley Jaxon Noah Oliver Harry Theo GIRLS Evelyn Poppy Willow Londyn Isla…

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To belly wrap or not after pregnancy

Postpartum belly wrapping is a tradition in numerous cultures and has been for thousands of years. Historically they have been used for people with lower back pain as well as tummy tucks because they increase abdominal support. But with child birth and postpartum recovery, these wraps can help women recovering from a vaginal or C-section…

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5 ways to ease lower back pain during pregnancy

  Did you know that by simply engaging a few muscles and being more aware of your core you can alleviate the majority of that lower back pain during pregnancy? In the second trimester, your posture is everything! And it is usually around this milestone that you will begin to experience that lower back pain.…

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Coffee with Kerryn

  Tell us about you, your family and what excites you in life. I’m Kerryn Jones, a Durbs Mom. I’ve been married for nearly 8 years now to my incredible husband, Matthew. We have an 9 month old son, Levi, who brings us so much joy! I’m a working mom – I work at Prince…

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Get out, get active this December!

  Both my husband and I (Kit) love adventure. We’ve both travelled to over 27 countries and we were THAT couple that woke at 6am every morning whilst on honeymoon in Bali in 2012, to go for a run {even in the rain one morning}. We love the outdoors, the sea, mountains, you name it..…

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What is that sudden sharp shooting pain you may feel during pregnancy?

  Are you in the second trimester and experiencing a sharp shooting abdominal pain that runs from your hip bone to your groin? So sharp that it feels like someone has stabbed you with a knife and you have to stop everything, gather yourself and then continue moving… Those intense, quick, stabbing like of pains…

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Review: Chevonne from Owl Photography

  In early November, we had the privilege of doing a Flourishing Fit Moms photoshoot in my parents’ garden, with the talented and lovely Chevonne Engels from Owl Photography. Not only did she make us feel super relaxed (Robs being 36 pregnant and Kit 6 weeks postpartum – both vulnerable stages of a mom’s life)…

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I have a mommy bod!

  After receiving a woolies voucher, I ventured off to the shops for a little shopping spree with Noah in-tow. I chose a gorgeous bikini, and some denim shorts, the perfect choices (I felt) for our upcoming Cape Town and then Southbroom holiday. I confidently tried on the shorts first. I tugged to get them…

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Coffee with Chantelle

Meet Chantelle Coombes, a gorgeous mom who is based in Blouberg in the Mother City. Surname pronounced k OO m b z:  (k)ey f(oo)d (m)e (b)at (z)en {The eternal struggle of people not being able to pronounce your surname right-my maiden name was also an issue.} 🙂   Tell us about you, your family and what excites…

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Coffee with Pavla

  Tell us about you, your family and what excites you in life. Hey, I’m Pavla – a wife, mom, sister, friend and digital strategist; loving life but avoiding adulting (well, as much as is realistically possible as a mom and working woman)! I have never really planned the big events in my life, but…

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