Is Life Over Once You Have Kids?

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When I was pregnant, I was constantly told that my life would be over. Since the birth of my daughter, I can confirm that this statement is 100% true. My life is over. That thing that I called MY life. That portion of existence when I lived for me, and me alone. Say goodbye to … Continue reading Is Life Over Once You Have Kids?


26 Facts For My 26th Birthday

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Today’s my 26th birthday! Wow, where did the year go? I seriously can’t believe I'm another year older. I feel like I just turned 25 yesterday. What better way to celebrate than to discuss all things ME! Here's 26 random facts about myself to help you get to know me a little more. I don't say … Continue reading 26 Facts For My 26th Birthday

The Māmā Who Felt Like A Failure

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When my daughter was born, she weighed a whopping 4.3 kilograms. Due to her large size, the nurses were required to test her blood sugar levels just hours after she entered this world. The tests confirmed that her blood sugar levels were too low and she was admitted to the neonatal unit for observations. As … Continue reading The Māmā Who Felt Like A Failure


Gooey Caramel Slice

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Need some sweet goodness in your life? You can’t go past this heavenly caramel slice recipe. The base is nice and crumbly, and the caramel is deliciously gooey. The thin layer of chocolate finishes this dessert off perfectly. Let me warn you now, it is so good you won’t want to share! Enjoy! Prep time: … Continue reading Gooey Caramel Slice


The Working Māmā

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Maternity leave was great. Our days were spent cuddling, eating, sleeping, singing and playing. But I wanted more. I wanted to have daily conversations with adults. I wanted to challenge myself, and I wanted to learn. My daughter, Tia-Lee, was growing up so fast and I couldn’t keep up with her demands. She, like me, … Continue reading The Working Māmā


Mini Breakfast Muffins

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We all know what it's like to have a fridge full of leftovers. A lot of my leftovers are usually vegetable ends. Did you know it's estimated that 20% of the food we purchase is wasted? Rather than add to this statistic, I found a recipe for mini breakfast muffins using veggies and a few … Continue reading Mini Breakfast Muffins


Delivery By C-Section

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“Oh, so you a had a c-section delivery? You didn’t really give birth then. It must have been great to take the easy way out.” Hold it right there. My emergency c-section was not a matter of convenience. Nor was it a walk in the park to labour for twelve hours, without pain relief, to … Continue reading Delivery By C-Section