Category Archives: Health

The Big Helpful Post: Starting Solids

It is so good to start writing again. It is something that always brings me so much joy… that and food. Talking about food, Nova is on month 2 of starting solids and it is going so incredibly well. I have always found this part of the parenting journey exciting, food is my love language. […]

Dust mites: Everything You (Didn’t) Want to Know

It only took a little bit of research to learn more than I ever wanted to know about dust mites… sometimes ignorance really is bliss. As much as I would like to pretend that dust mites don’t exist, their presence can really impact the health and happiness of our homes if we are prone to […]

The Art Of Letting Go

Life is beautiful, so many amazing and positive things happen in our lives every single day. The problem is that there is also lot of negative, and negative emotions weigh a lot more than positive ones. They become so heavy that they consume us. The weight pressing down feels so overbearing and intrusive that we […]

My Story – Living With Depression & Bipolar Disorder #LetsTalk

It’s good to talk about your struggles and how you plan to overcome them, it is good to talk to people who understand… and to reach put to those that don’t in the hopes of ending a stigma that really should not be there in the first place. It is good to just let it […]

Listeriosis – The Precautions You Should Be Taking, Tips & Symptoms

By now we all know that we have a big problem, but I think many do not realize the scope of the Listeriosis outbreak. Across South Africa, the outbreak of the food-borne disease has been reported as possibly being the largest outbreak of its kind the world has ever seen. This disease has already claimed more […]

6 Ways To Get Amazing Sleep While You’re Pregnant

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 […]

Roses For Thorns – Showing You My Darkness

I have been meaning to post this for the longest time, but I just have not been in the right head space to do it. I have been working through some things… depression, anger, fear, anxiety, pain. The whole reason I was asked to do this photo shoot was because I was strong, because I […]

Your Period After Pregnancy – Someone Has To Talk About It (+ Your Questions Answered)

I am not going to lie, I was a little terrified about publishing this post. For so many years I have been made to feel ashamed about my period, it is just not something we, as women, talk about. Periods are completely natural and normal, yet we are constantly told to “keep it to ourselves”. […]

Today I Did Something Amazing… I Wore A F@%*ing Swimsuit

Today I did something pretty freakin’ amazing. Well, it is to me anyway. See, it was the first time in 7-years I was able to do it… We had some errands to run in town, and afterwards the kids were begging me to go to the beach. Normally I don’t take them to the beach […]

Who Are You?

You would think that when you have been alive for 28-years, have an established career, a family, home and you are surrounded by friends you have carefully chosen and who chose you back – that the need to ask this question should no longer be there? That happiness and love and all things glittery should […]