Monthly Archives: March 2017

Gestational Diabetes & How To Manage It

I’ve mentioned a few times in past posts  that I didn’t have the bestest (yes, i wrote that) of pregnancies in the history of pregnancies. it was my first pregnancy so there is nothing I can compare it to but from what I experienced, it was pretty crappy – to say the least.The one crappy […]

7 Ways I Use Raw Shea Butter

Although I have always moisturised my body with some sort of Shea butter body product or other, I was first introduced to natural unrefined Shea butter by the hubby who swears by the raw African Shea butter.  I have to admit that I wasn’t a fan of the unrefined butter at first because I didn’t […]

My Mother’s Day Gift Wishlist Under £30

It’s Mother’s Day in a few days but most importantly it is my very first Mother’s Day and I feel like a kid Counting down the number of sleeps they go to Disneyland or something. I’m too excited it’s becoming ridiculous!a candy!  It’s just dawned on me that aside from Valentine’s Day, my birthday and […]

3 Reasons Why I Co-Sleep

I swore up and down that I wouldn’t co-sleep with my baby before I had her. If I’m honest, my reasoning had little to do with any health guidelines or recommendations but rather that I just didn’t want to share my bed. I was weary of the difficulties I could encounter when weaning her off […]

5 Ways Having A Baby Tests Your Relationship 

I’m sure a lot of parents, especially new and first time parents would agree with the sad truth that having a baby can have an adverse effect on your relationship.  Just before giving birth, a mummy friend of mine told me to expect arguments when the baby was here and I couldn’t understand for the […]

Finding Out I Was Pregnant

I’m sat here smiling because exactly a year ago I found out I was pregnant. The Mr and I had just come back from our holiday in Dubai where I spent the whole 7 days and 6 nights sleeping and then sleeping some more because I didn’t feel like I was sleeping enough…..go figure! Before […]

There Is Beauty In Self-Love

I know it always sounds like I’ve had this great epiphany since becoming a mother but I kinda have….in so many areas. I have become more confident in myself as a woman and as a person in general. I have more awareness of Self. I am more in tune with my feelings….happy and sad. My […]

What A Great Time To Be A Woman

Happy International Women’s Day to all the women of the world.  Our strength, courage, resilience, persistence is second to none. Our love, patience, compassion, understanding is matched by none. We are mothers, daughters, sisters, aunties, friends, wives…and sometimes fathers too. We are God’s gift to humanity, life bearers, hope givers, faith havers and so much […]

5 Things I Wasn’t Expecting When Expecting 

So baby girl is gonna be four months in less than a week. I actually don’t know whether to cry or rejoice because I’ve found that when it comes to motherhood I tend to be conflicted more times than I feel should be allowed.  I’m happy that she’s now passed the ‘boring’ phase where she’s […]

Whatcha Doing For Lent

Eeekk….Lent is here!! Well, it started yesterday but I had a busy day being a mum and missed the memo until last night when I googled it…oh well! I’ve noticed that the tradition (if I can call it that) is to give up the things you love for Lent such as cutting down on junk […]