Weaning, Breastfeedind

The Weaning Effect

I knew it was coming for while. Our journey had run it's course and it was time to move on! It was heartbreaking just thinking about it but I knew in my gut that it was the best thing for both of us. For months I thought about it, I read numerous articles and blog posts and discussed it would others who had gone through with it successfully. I knew it would be difficult, there would be tears, we both would get emotional, I would second guess my decision and eventually there would be a huge stand off where I would probably change my mind and just give in. And this would go on for a few weeks before it finally ended!

Johnsons top-to-Toe

Why I use the JOHNSONS® top-to-toe® Baby massage lotion and massage oil!

One of the skin’s main jobs is to keep the outside world out. A baby’s skin however acts more like a sieve, with a structure that allows more substances through than an adult’s. So unlike an adult, whose epidermis and dermis are tightly sealed together, a baby’s epidermis is easy to get past. Baby’s skin … Continue reading Why I use the JOHNSONS® top-to-toe® Baby massage lotion and massage oil!

Johnsons baby wash

Why does baby’s skin need JOHNSONS top-to-toe body wash?

Today I'm sharing the details of one of my and Thea's favourite bathtime products, JOHNSONS® top-to-toe® body wash! It's my favourite cause it works wonders for Thea's skin and it's her favourite cause it results in her bathtub being full of bubbles! Baby skin vs. Adult skin One of the skin's main jobs is to … Continue reading Why does baby’s skin need JOHNSONS top-to-toe body wash?

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant

Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant – Why 7 years on, I still regard it as one of the best skincare products!

My longest relationship that I've been in, has been with my husband, we've been together for 9 years, married for almost 7 of those years. My second longest relationship has been with Dermalogica's Daily Microfoliant, it's been 7 years and we're still going strong. I've come to seriously rely on this little baby, who's always … Continue reading Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant – Why 7 years on, I still regard it as one of the best skincare products!

Clarisonic Mia @

Clarisonic Mia 2 Facial Sonic Cleansing Brush – Does it really make your skin smoother and more radiant?

Beautiful healthy glowing skin is something that I think most woman want. Me included? My skin is getting to the point where I am happy with it but there are still a few problems areas. So when I see skincare products and tools which have great reviews and seem to be quite effective, I'm always … Continue reading Clarisonic Mia 2 Facial Sonic Cleansing Brush – Does it really make your skin smoother and more radiant?

Shower gel

The Body Shop Piñita Colada – Is it the perfect shower cocktail to brighten winter skin?

I love bath and body products, there's nothing quite like a hot shower with a scented shower gel to transport you into a haze of solace and tranquility! So when I saw The Body Shop's latest flavour 'Piñita Colada', I just had to try out the Shower Gel and Body Polish. Description The Body Shop … Continue reading The Body Shop Piñita Colada – Is it the perfect shower cocktail to brighten winter skin?

Eight Hour cream Miracle oil

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour® Cream All-Over Miracle Oil – Is it really a miracle oil?

So it's Winter in South Africa and Summer in the Middle East and travelling between the both right now has wrecked havoc on my skin. My skin is feeling a lot drier that usual and it just feels like it's lacking. I'm not sure what but it's definitely lacking something. So I decided to try … Continue reading Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour® Cream All-Over Miracle Oil – Is it really a miracle oil?