Is it really beneficial to workout whilst pregnant?

February 23, 2018

  In a recent study that we did, we found that 60% of those who engaged in the study exercised during their respective pregnancies, whilst 40% didn’t. Of those who said they didn’t exercise whilst pregnant, their main reasoning came down to either ‘exercise was not a priority’ AND/OR ‘a lack of guidance of what’s…

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Coffee With Jen

February 20, 2018

            Meet Jen Kleyn, a nurse and mum to Carter, living in Cape Town.   Please tell us a bit about yourself: My husband and I met in 2011 at a mutual friend’s birthday party. I went home that evening and told everyone & anyone who would listen, that I’d met…

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Coffee With Mel

February 13, 2018

      Meet Mel Strauss, a natural mom of 3, based in Sydney, Australia.     Please tell us a bit about yourself: My man and I have been together for 13 years, we are not married though! We have 3 children together, our eldest is 9, then we have a 3yo and the littlest is…

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My baby is teething…HELP!

February 8, 2018

  Some babies seem to cruise through teething and mums suddenly notice teeth without any signs of a struggle, and then you get MY KID. Not 1 of Sarah’s teeth snuck out without sleepless nights, runny poos and whining. Nope. We knew about every ONE. As Noah (my, Kit’s, 2nd child) potentially nears the teething…

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Coffee With Zandra

February 6, 2018

  Meet Zandra Conway, a gorgeous photographer mum of 2 boys, based in Durban, KZN.   Please tell us a bit about yourself, Zandra Been married for almost 9 years to the man of my dreams and we have two boys Noah and Ezra. Together we own Conway Photography, specializing in wedding photography. I am also obsessed with capturing…

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Confessions of an expectant mum

February 5, 2018

This past weekend was my daughter, Sarah’s, 2nd birthday. Like most mums, this got me totally excited AND in an absolute tizz as the day approached. Friday looked something like this: Shop for last minute fresh food for the party tomorrow, complete baking for Se’s birthday ring, attend birthday ring, fetch ice-cream cake in Pinetown,…

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Coffee With Caitlin

January 30, 2018

  What is your name & surname? Caitlin Hird Where about are you based? (City/Town & Country) Parkhurst, Johannesburg. Please tell us a bit about yourself My husband Phil and I have been together for 10 years and married for 4. We have a little girl, Layla (10 months), a most precious blessing to us after…

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Trending baby names for 2018

January 17, 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

January 11, 2018

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

December 21, 2017

  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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