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2509, 2018

Official Dragon Mommy

Tell our readers all about yourself I am a working Muslim mommy of 2 boys, who is a major geek with a penchant for gaming, baking, health foods and obviously….. Harry Potter. What is the main mission of your blog and what content can they expect to find there? Official Dragon Mommy was started after a conversation with some family members, and I realised that as parents, we all go through similar situations but are sometimes too afraid to reach [...]

1709, 2018

Angela Rea

Tell our readers all about yourself? Hi! My name is Angie. I am a widowed mama to three-year-old Elijah. I lost my soul mate, husband, best friend three years ago in a helicopter accident. I am a blogger and a photographer who loves going on adventures with her little boy! What is the main mission of your blog and what content can they expect to find there? I write about parenting advice, beauty advice and grief. I started my blog [...]

207, 2018

Raising Hudson

Tell our readers all about yourself? I am married to my soul mate Daniel and together we have the most beautiful blessing bestowed onto us, our son, Hudson. I grew up and live in Cape Town. I am a lecturer at Cape Peninsula University of Technology and lecture in the Faculty of Education- Wellington Campus. I specialise in Curriculum Development and English Communication Skills. Currently, I am on sabbatical leave to complete my PhD. My core focus is on Pre-Service [...]

2506, 2018

The Big Gender Reveal

Gender reveal parties have become a massive trend lately, and we love it. Gone are the days where you have to wait until your baby is born to find out what gender your baby is. With technology, after a few months, you can know what gender you are having. Is technology not lovely?  Besides this helping you decide what you can name your baby, it makes shopping for your baby so much easier and puts you at ease with one [...]

1106, 2018

5 Hacks for swollen feet during pregnancy

Pregnancy, such a Happy Event but unfortunately they do come with a few of their challenges. And yes some women are lucky they seem to have none. But for all the regular moms-to-be out their, we know that swollen feet are one of them. Here are a few hacks to help relieve the swelling a bit: Foot Rubs Try and get your partner or best friend to give you a foot massage. After all, you deserve some pampering while your [...]

2805, 2018

Fun Pregnancy Announcement Ideas

Telling the ones you love that you expecting is always one of those moments you will never forget. Couples have now put on their creative caps and have made the big announcement a bit more interesting than the standard “Mom and Dad you going to be grandparents “. Here are a few ideas to help you feel inspired: Bun in the Oven Image source Personalized T-shirt Image source A Flat Lay with your 1st ultrasound and baby items Image source [...]

1405, 2018

WOW, I’m pregnant

Sometimes our Happy Events start off with an unplanned adventure. Finding out you are pregnant and not having planned for it can come as a surprise or a shock to your system. But always remember the following. You not alone. Everyone has a support system even if it’s one person you can confide in. This person will help you through your time of need. Enjoy the adventure Sometimes the unplanned and unexpected adventures are the most amazing ones that could [...]

2404, 2018

Lauren Kinghorn

Tell our readers all about yourself? I’ve been many things in my life: Aerobics Instructor, Copywriter, Aromatherapist, Entrepreneur, Network Marketer, Training Consultant, Head of Network Marketing, Presenter, Trainer, Motivational Speaker, Freelance Journalist, Sales Executive and now I’m a Wife, Mom and Digital Entrepreneur. I’m 45, my son is 4-and-a-half and I also have a beautiful bonus daughter, who is 14. Wearing many hats is probably my Super Power, as it is for so many Mom Entrepreneurs. At almost every stage [...]

2404, 2018

Karen Kelly – Lovilee

Tell our readers all about yourself? I am the creative and editor behind the lovilee blog. Wifey, mommy of two and aspiring home decorator. I started lovilee.co.za almost eight years ago, never with the intention of anyone else reading it. Even though I have a BSc in Mathematical Sciences and a background working in corporate, I have always loved to create. I am so privileged to be able to run lovilee and share what interests me with others. I believe [...]

2004, 2018

Aisha O’Reilly – Aisha & Life

Tell our readers all about yourself? I’m a professional creative and I blog about motherhood, natural hair and beauty in my spare time. I’m married with a son and two dogs. I love to chatting to people, eating good food and traveling. If I can enjoy all of those at the same time, I’ll be in heaven. What is the main mission of your blog and what content can they expect to find there? My main mission is to inspire [...]

1904, 2018

5 Tips to style your bump in Autumn

With the change of season and your bump progressing it can be challenging to decide what to wear. If the thought of maternity clothes makes you feel uncomfortable and not attractive, here are a few of our autumn fashion tips for 2018 Slip dress & a Tee You still have room for your little nugget while looking trendy. These slip dresses are easy to find. You can pair it with any plain t-shirt to give you a different look. Image [...]

1304, 2018

Tracey Porter – The Milk Memoirs

Tell our readers all about yourself? Hey there lovelies! My name is Tracey, and I’m an animal loving, full time IT professional working mom to my three little beasties Morgan-Lee (6yrs old), Parker-Grace (4 years old) and Yuriko-Mae ( 6 months old). (and God-willingy more to come). I love food, and have a serious penchant for cookies. Especially Oreos. When I’m not clocking in the hours at the office, I can be found staring at my baby like a love-sick [...]

1204, 2018

Charlene Bhana – High Heels & Fairy Tales

Tell our readers all about yourself? My name is Charlene, and I’m a wife, mommy, and blogger. I have one little girl, who’s 8 years old and in grade 3. I’ve been homeschooling my little one since 2015 (grade R). I love to travel, as do my husband and child. And if it were possible, we’d gladly spend all our time exploring places new to us. I started blogging a few years ago - I’ve always loved writing, and blogging [...]

604, 2018

Mari-Louise Candiotes – Just a Mamma

Tell our readers all about yourself? Hello, I am Mari-Louise. A proudly South African, Pretoria mom and wife to my Mr.Perfect. In my pre-baby life I used to be a teacher, I used to be an artist, a world-traveller and semi-party animal. Then on the 13th of February 2012, life changed forever! I became a Mamma. Fast forward a couple of years… The Candi-clan is growing strong with the addition of 2 more littles. We have THREE beautiful, bubbly girls [...]

504, 2018

Laura-Kim Le Roux – Harassed Mom

Tell our readers all about yourself? I am a mom of 4 ranging in age from 15 years to 4 years old. I am a mom blogger and own a Social Media Consultancy. What is the main mission of your blog and what content can they expect to find there? My blog is about helping moms to realise they are not alone and that what they are experiencing is normal. I share the fun side of our live as a [...]

204, 2018

What To Expect In Your Third Trimester

Congratulations you have now made it to your final stretch. Just a few more weeks to go, hang in there. Third Trimester here we come. What can you expect in the final weeks of your pregnancy? Back Ache: With the added weight gain and the pressure on your back, you can expect if you have not all ready to experience backache. When trying to relieve some of the pain make sure you wear comfortable shoes that give you great support. [...]

3003, 2018

Laila Abramjee – Dramatic Dollhouse

Tell our readers all about yourself? My name is Laila. I’m a teacher by profession as well as a journalist. I started my own blog back in December 2015 and it has been growing ever since (thankfully due to my faithful audience). I am always engrossed in a book and I love fashion and my whimsical dress style. What is the main mission of your blog and what content can they expect to find there? My blog is there to [...]

2903, 2018

Maz Halliday – Caffeine & Fairydust

Tell our readers all about yourself? I am a young(ish), heavily tattooed and somewhat “out there” mom of two adorable kids – Mikayla & Knox. We recently packed up our suburban lives and moved out to a farm just outside of Cape Town. Farm life is pretty rad, and people always give me the strangest looks when I tell them about our adventures! I started my blog back in 2014 as a way to document my pregnancy – I knew [...]

2303, 2018

Cindy Alfino – 3 Kids, 2 Dogs and 1 Old House

Tell our readers all about yourself? There’s not much to tell really, I’m just a Mom like all of you trying to make it through to the end of the day with just a touch of sanity left and without any human excretions on my clothing. I’m hardly ever successful in that last one though, somehow three kids produce a lot of um, excretions. My husband and I have been together for a flipping long time now (15 years) and [...]

2203, 2018

Susann Dessel – Goddess

Tell our readers all about yourself? I am Susann, a farm girl from Limpopo that somehow ended up in Jozi with an Irishman, 3 black cats, a kid – and a story. I have given almost 5 years of my life to chase a dream that specialists said I should give up on. When they said I will never have my own child and will never fall pregnant, husband and I decided that we will try until the day I [...]

1903, 2018

What To Expect In The Second Trimester

Congratulations you made it through your 1st trimester, and now you are trying to figure out what the second trimester has in store for you and your Happy Event growing inside of you. How long is your second trimester? Your second trimester is roughly around week 13 to week 28. This is when you are in your 4, 5 and 6 month of your pregnancy. To check what week you in have a look at Happy Events due date calculator [...]

1803, 2018

What is a #MommyHero?

This is a tribute to all the Mommy heroes out there. When asked “who has inspired you?” some of the greatest voices, individuals and achievers have said, “my Mom” Being a mom is known for being one of the hardest jobs in the world. Most mommies don’t realize the amazing influence they have on the little lives around them because often the challenges are vast and scary. 1.Ireland Baldwin was quoted on this shout out to all mothers: "I wanted [...]

1603, 2018

Abieda Siers – Crazy Mom Journal

Tell our readers all about yourself? I’m a 30-something mom of three that consists of twin five year olds girls and a four month old baby boy, my pigeon pair plus one is complete. By day I work in Human Resources for a Private Game Reserve but in my spare time, I often blog over at Crazy Mom Journal and my life is as the name of my blog suggest is rather cray cray at times, so I like to [...]

1503, 2018

Luchae Williams – My Spreadsheet Brain

Tell our readers all about yourself? My name is Luchae Williams, I am a young wifey and mommy to four amazing children who totally and completely tire me out every single day of my life, but I kinda like it! I blog over at My Spreadsheet Brain where I talk about exactly this and how I manage to balance life as a working mama. What is the main mission of your blog and what content can they expect to find [...]