• Blog orange #4 Ever been to an Orange Kids’ Party

    Third time around, let’s just say I hadn’t spent months planning every decor detail for my baby’s 3rd birthday party. The plan until a few weeks before his birthday was: 1. Keep it small and simple and 2. Don’t forget a cake! Nate has definitely gotten the least individual intentional brain stimulation from me. I […]

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  • Blogpost May Morning #1 What happened at the May Morning for Moms?

    Last week we held our first official Cape Town event – A May Morning for Moms. What a great success on all fronts! Firstly, the weather played along splendidly making the beautiful Banksia Boutique Hotel and Spa look its best for the occasion. Only able to take 30 guests, we kept this first event personal and intimate. […]

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  • Post EMS #1 Postpartum Core Muscle Rehab

    I have noticed a weird cultural phenomenon in new moms! We don’t take the time for rehabilitation postpartum. A man who injures his biceps at gym will spend weeks and loads of money with physios and biokineticists to rehabilitate that muscle for function and performance (and rightly so). Women, on the other hand, will give birth, […]

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  • Does online shopping make you nervous?

    I am intrigued that despite all the obvious advantages, many (particularly South African) ladies will choose a more expensive, more time-consuming and potentially more biased antenatal education option to avoid the “risk” of doing our course online! Is it resistance to change and a fear of the new and unknown or is it a genuine concern […]

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  • Post husband travel #3 Choose your Battles

    Between two and three years of age, one of the main parental issues we address in our children is obedience. I feel like a stuck record, “Nate, you must obey mommy’s voice” usually followed by “the first time!!!” Two year-olds are experimenting with language and developing independence; both wonderful things that any good and well-meaning […]

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