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3 Baby Products That Have Made My Life So Much Easier!

January 11, 2018
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When you have your 3rd baby you really don’t think you need any new baby products because you either have stuff left over from your previous kids or you just KNOW what the most useful products are. Little did I know that with every new product on the market comes a new possibility of ease for a mother. I am blessed to be able to try them because this allows me to show you why you NEED them if you are about to have a baby or have an infant.

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Motherhood Reviews

IKEA Hacks for the Best Toddler Bedroom

January 9, 2018
Toddler Bedroom Hacks, Ikea Hacks

We recently moved into a new apartment 5 months ago and due to limited space in our previous one, I wanted to ensure our toddlers have their bedroom set up nicer. I have always admired how other mothers set up their kids nurseries and wished I could do the same for my babies. Once we moved we knew it was time to have the toddlers share their bedroom so I could make space in our room for the new baby. This meant trying to find a functional bed space allowing for all their toys and clothing storage. In this post, I will take you through how we set up the bedroom. Continue Reading


12 Things Every Mother NEEDS To Be Doing in 2018

January 3, 2018
Mother, Self-Care, Me Time, Mothers, Motherhood, Struggles, Mom Goals, 2018, New Mom

New Year Resolutions for a Mother? I know that’s what you were thinking. And I know as per the research, most people drop their New Year Resolutions before January ends! These are NOT resolutions. These are necessities. These are action points for a system every mother needs to set for herself going forward. Pushing ourselves to the limit (as I have quickly learned) eventually leads to burnout but will remove the pleasure of motherhood and life in general, so one of my goals in 2018, is to try and incorporate this action list into my daily/weekly/monthly routines.

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Motherhood Pregnancy & Birth

The Undernourished Nourish-er: How to manage Motherhood Anxiety/Depression & Nutrition

November 14, 2017
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5 weeks ago, we were blessed with our 3rd child and needless, to say the least, it’s not been easy. I have now slowly realized how much my mental health is affected by what I eat/don’t eat and how that reflects in how I am as a mother, wife & homemaker.  I contacted Jalila whose first question was “Afra how are you nourishing yourself?”. She was kind enough to share knowledge on this as it’s so important for us mothers to feel nourished and have proper nutrition especially when breastfeeding.  Please do leave a comment below and let us know how this has helped you and also visit Jalila’s facebook to see what she is upto.

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My 52 Hour Long Birth Story

August 17, 2017

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Time to get really vulnerable here and talk about my birth story with my second (rainbow) baby. Even though this was 2 years and 1 week ago in August 2015, I can remember it like it was yesterday. That’s the thing with birth’s, they leave truly unforgettable memories whether traumatic or happy.

The Pregnancy

The pregnancy with Asiyah was Alhamdullilah (thanks to God) pretty smooth other than lots of nausea, severe back and rib pain I was pretty ok considering I had an 18-month-old toddler. I did have a scare of light placenta previa around 16 weeks but it went away within a few weeks.

I had my first (emergency) c-section in Nov 2013 after 21 hours of labor due to my son moving from head-down to “transverse” positioning. Yes, I will remind him of this for the rest of his life haha. Continue Reading