The topic of money these days is so taboo that even talking about how to manage it is a no-no. But now you’re an adult, you want to start doing adult things like going to the pub for a drink with friends, finding a partner, settling down, buying a house, starting a family…managing your finances better. Nowadays with social media, it seems like the way to live is way above your means. work hard and play harder kind of life. It’s harder to ‘re-learn’ old habits. As the saying goes, you can’t teach an old dog new tricks. More and…

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Pregnancy, especially for the first time is one of those things that you don’t really appreciate until you actually become pregnant yourself. And I know for a fact that your body starts to change as soon as your egg is fertilised. Some of these changes are of course more noticeable than others.  Not everything happens to all pregnant women and everything doesn’t happen at once. However, here the most common ways in which pregnancy changes your body. NAUSEA AND MORNING SICKNESS We’ve all seen it movies. A scene comes on showing a sober young woman with her head down the…

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  Dear Momma, Remember how you felt the first time you found out I was coming to live with you and daddy? You were so happy you screamed so much you made me jump a little. The 9-month wait was so long. I constantly made you sick. You were always stuck at home because you were too ill to go out. You gave up your girly nights out for me, gave up your favourite seafood casserole, your red wine and not forgetting that sunny side up egg on toast! All because I couldn’t stand the smell! You changed your diet…

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Congratulations on your new bundle of joy! Now let’s talk about what your body will go through the first 48 hours after you deliver your baby. Heads up, please do not read if you’re easily grossed out! Or if you’re a guy just snooping. But if you’re reading this to support your partner after the birth of your new arrival, then stick around. To the ladies who are about to go through this, this is not meant to scare but educate you. Oh! And one last thing, please forget about your dignity. Pushing your baby out doesn’t necessarily mean your…

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Don’t you just wish Newborn babies came out holding a manual in their tiny little hands to hand over to their anxious waiting mommies a clue on how to care for them? How to clean them, their favourite food, when they’re likely to throw a tantrum – you know just the basics to get you by as a mum! I most certainly do! They’re ever so tiny, but their needs and wants put a mountain to shame! And trying to learn and master all those all between tantrums and lack of sleep can be hard. So, I’ve kindly set out…

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