I love everything glitter @shanyn ♥ and there are so many options available. Essence has beautiful metallic or shimmer nail polishes available at very reasonable prices.
I have already shared with you a list of foods to avoid while breast feeding.
So, I find it necessary to share a list of the best foods to eat while breast feeding. I know when I was going through this I was curious and would have loved a quick reference post to familiarize myself with the do’s and the dont’s when it comes to healthy eating whi…[Read more]
Today I am not ranting, I am raving! 🙂
This is not something a do a lot – ordering take-aways.
I prefer taking left-overs or making salads for lunch at the office.
But occasionally I don’t feel like making my own food and I want to eat something delicious.
The problem with take-aways these days are that they are over priced, and you often d…[Read more]
When I was pregnant, I was to nauseous to think about food too much in my first trimester.
During my second and third trimester things were better, and I tried to eat as healthy as possible but when I had cravings I gave in because like my doctor said, if your body is craving something, it probably needs it.
Breast feeding on the other hand was…[Read more]
Breast feeding can be quite time-consuming. I remember sitting on my bed doing this and when I look at the clock sometimes an hour or two just went by without me even realizing it.
Here are some great tips for starting breast feeding:
Always keep hydrated
Normal individuals need to drink about 8 glasses of water each day, but ladies who breast…[Read more]
This is possibly my favourite forum topics written by me so far, because I know if expecting Mommy’s read this they can benefit from this advice.
I remember when I breast fed my baby I couldn’t get it right at first with my husband and the nurses trying to assist me. I think I was feeling a bit overwhelmed and the space was probably a bit too…[Read more]
My husband and I enjoy watching magic shows.
Some of my favorite magicians include Dynamo, David Blaine and Michael Carbonaro.
When I grew up I was aware of the famous Houdini and of course David Copperfield that is legendary with some of the magic acts he pulled off.
I watch these shows simply for entertainment value and I don’t necessarily b…[Read more]
I’ve read this interesting article about not being able to lose the weight after pregnancy and I was truly shocked at some of the reasons. I think I might be guilty of a few ….
I have not gained a lot of weight during my pregnancy but actually lost some.
And when I was breast feeding I was in pretty good shape.
It’s afterwards that I gaine…[Read more]
Elize Swanepoel commented on the post, 7 Super Useful Baby Shower Gift Ideas For Mom And Baby 2 days ago
Please do make the crochet elephant @giets. They are lovely and like Lynne mentioned handmade gifts are always special and treasured.
I’ve recently completed my first big crochet project – a blanket for JD.
I wish I could crochet the animal toys. They are super cute but I’m not good with patterns. :-O
And I agree with you, shopping for…[Read more]
I love wearing nail polish, especially on my toe nails. I often walk into a shop and stop at the nail colour displays, admiring the different colours.
I adore vibrant colors like pink, purple or maroon.
But did you know that certain colours “pop” more brightly according to your complexion?
I read an interesting article about this and these are…[Read more]
I’m all for natural products, especially if they are good for my skin and hair. We pay exuberant fees towards beauty and hair products when often we have access to products that does not contain chemicals which makes it eco-friendly.
I’ve come across a few natural products that works wonders for healthy hair:
Hailing from Eth…[Read more]
Elize Swanepoel replied to the topic TOP TEN TIPS TO CONSIDER WHEN TRYING TO LOSE WEIGHT in the forum Health & Safety 2 days, 6 hours ago
I also adapted a healthier lifestyle. I’ve never had a problem with drinking water but my diet was completely wrong.
I’ve tried all sorts of diets and eating plans when I was younger to no avail. But this time around I think my head was in the right place.
I didn’t think of it as a diet. I saw it as a lifestyle change. I…[Read more]
Elize Swanepoel started the topic ♥ MUSIC – THE NATURAL ANTI-DEPRESSANT TO THE BODY ♥ in the forum Mommy Forums: The Mommy Lounge 2 days, 6 hours ago
Just like reading, music has been a part of my life since I can remember.
I have fond memories of my Mom always playing records or tapes on one of those old fashioned hi-fi systems. My Mom has certainly gifted us with a love for music that still lives on today. And it looks like I am transferring this love to my little boy, because he thoroughly…[Read more]
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