Sleep is so important. Not only is it how we spend over one-third of our lives, but it’s also the time that our body uses to refresh and recharge, where our mind resets itself, and when all of our body’s processes and systems prepare for the next day’s work. When you’re pregnant, your… Read More Top 6 Ways To Get Amazing Sleep While You’re Pregnant
According to South African labour law‘s basic guide to maternity leave, Pregnant women may take 4 months of maternity leave, starting 1 month before their due date. When I was pregnant with Knox, my employer at the time tried to force me to go on maternity leave at 37 weeks pregnant. This did not sit… Read More My Issues With Maternity Leave In South Africa
(an update on a post I wrote when I was pregnant with little Knox) People seem to lose all tact and manners when it comes to pregnant women, and the comments made are simply ridiculous. I thought I should make a list of things you should never say to a pregnant woman, because etiquette.… Read More 10 Things You Should Never (Ever) Say To A Pregnant Woman (And What You Should Say Instead)
Car seats are expensive – no doubt about it, but please don’t use it as an excuse. There is absolutely no reason for your baby not to be strapped into a car seat, after all – your most important job in this world is to keep your child safe. Always.
In about 4-months time, it will be exactly 6-years since I have had my first baby via c-section. That is 6-years of other moms trying to shame, guilt-trip and make me feel less of a woman because “I took the easy way out”.
So a month or so ago I realized that Knox had outgrown his rear-facing car seat. It was a standard rear-facing seat that came with the pram we bought – and I suppose I was also postponing buying a new seat because, not only are they expensive, but the amount of choices out there is… Read More The Top 7 Best-Selling Car Seats – Making The Right Choice