Beauty, Lifestyle, Parenting

Good Gifting with Faithful to Nature

September 18, 2018 | 1 Comment

Written in collaboration with Faithful to Nature

It’s been a while since I even went to a baby shower, let alone attended my own. But I do remember that when Rachel was still in my tummy over eight years ago, and my baby shower was happening, parents-to-be didn’t tend to have registries at all. I told a few people what I needed, but that was it. So on the day of my baby shower I got a lot of tiny shoes, some super cute outfits, quite a few duplications, and then some other stuff that I didn’t end up using at all (it got donated). Continue Reading…

Health

Why We Need to Move

September 14, 2018 | 2 Comments

It’s been a while since I wrote about exercise or fitness. I guess one of the main reasons is that I don’t want to sound like a stuck record, or become one of those annoying people who posts about their ‘fitness regime’ every time they even put on their takkies. But since falling back in love with exercise again around 2 and a half years ago (thanks to Ash from FitMom!), it’s become such a part of my life (and I’ve reaped so many benefits), that I wanted to share what I’ve learned – so that others can benefit from it too. Continue Reading…

Health, Inspiration

September Favourites

September 6, 2018 | 5 Comments

Hello! Long time. I won’t apologise for being absent because that is part of life and how it ebbs and flows. But here I am. I’ve been up to lots lately – here is a round up of my latest thoughts, discoveries and favourite things:

Working

On myself. Remember I wrote about cultivating resilience? Well I’ve recently been on a resilience retreat with The Resilience Factory and it was a huge eye opener – what an incredible weekend (it was in Yzerfontein). Most of it is private stuff , but some I’d like to share revolves around completing the strengths finder test. I’m sure many of you have completed tests like this but because I’m not employed by anyone (nor do I have an HR department!), I haven’t done anything like it in a long time. It’s very empowering to know your strengths because it can help you use them to your full potential, plus show you the gaps you need to fill (maybe with others who have strengths that you do not). Continue Reading…