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Win a boxset of the Dragonian Series!

Win a boxset of the Dragonian Series!

Competition time! Win a boxset of the Dragonian Series The latest release featuring final edition all-new covers. While I know many of you love your digital copies, I am awaiting the hardcover box set. True, a tablet is much easier to carry and read on, […]

The Menstrual Cup – in review (thanks Ava)

The Menstrual Cup – in review (thanks Ava)

Many years ago, when I still managed health stores, the first menstrual cups came into the market. I was admittedly quite intrigued, however the price was astronomical. So I filled the thought away and continued as I had for years. Better choices in tampons. Thankfully […]

Part one of a long hard painful struggle.

Part one of a long hard painful struggle.

The last year I have been having an increasingly hard time coping with the pain of my periods. I have always had painful periods and thought that my aging, body post two-ceasarians was simply letting me down more than usual. The truth will set you […]

So much to tell. Let’s start at the beginning.

So much to tell. Let’s start at the beginning.

It’s been a rather long time since I got to posting. Between, selling our flat, buying a home, moving a fair distance to our new home which is closer to work and schools we have been busy. A bit of a fixer upper. While we […]

Our parenting 101 notes. It’s all about routine.

Our parenting 101 notes. It’s all about routine.

So many parents ask my hubby and myself how do we get our kids to bed at such an early hour. Truthfully we never really thought about it. Both our respective sets of parents were pretty strict on bedtime routines when we were young and […]

Is Infertility Treatment Covered By Medical Aids?

Is Infertility Treatment Covered By Medical Aids?

So recently was watching The Bold Type and one of the main characters has the BRCA gene. She is advised to freeze her eggs and to consider an oophorectomy to mitigate her risk of cancer. So she goes to start the process only to discover […]

What is PCOS aka Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

What is PCOS aka Polycystic Ovary Syndrome?

Many years ago, BC (before children!) I made my annual visit to the gynaecologist. I had stopped taking my contraceptive (after 5+ years on it) as we had been thinking about getting pregnant. However, it wasn’t happening. So here we are six months later and […]

The All-day Soft Beautiful Blow-dry Twist Curls Tutorial

The All-day Soft Beautiful Blow-dry Twist Curls Tutorial

So I have naturally wavy hair, which makes quite nice curls if left to its own. However, I have two issues with it when left to its own devices. Number one it goes super frizzy and number two it curls into my face. My longtime […]

Have you struggled to return to work after a baby?

Have you struggled to return to work after a baby?

Calling all ex-stay-at-home-moms. Tonight I was taking some time out and watching a series I have really come to enjoy. Younger. It has amused, entertained and delighted me on many occasions. However tonight something really hit home for me about the entire overarching storyline. Liza […]

Dinner is Served, an Easy Korma Style Chicken Curry [Mild]

Dinner is Served, an Easy Korma Style Chicken Curry [Mild]

I am a huge fan of Indian food and make a number of curries, which are usually variations on the original recipe, which I bring my own flair to. I particularly love making a mild easy chicken Korma curry which I like to make with coconut […]