5 Tips for exclusively breastfeeding

Exclusively breastfeeding is not an easy task but the benefits are so worth it! Here are some top tips I learnt from exclusively breastfeeding for 17 months, hoping it might help out a new mama out there somewhere. Learn to ignore others' opinions In general when you first become a mum, you'll get a lot… Continue reading 5 Tips for exclusively breastfeeding

Why are mums so obsessed with ‘me-time’?

Omg as soon as you become a hooyo you learn to understand why 'me-time' is so damn important! Before becoming a mum I never even thought about 'me-time' the way I do now. Now, it's honestly something I DEFINITELY NEED to have and not just something I sometimes want. I need it because me-time =… Continue reading Why are mums so obsessed with ‘me-time’?

Why I Don’t Wear Wired Bras.

Why? Well pregnancy happened. Boobs grew to a ridiculous size and of course all I wanted was comfort. But then, I started to look into the dangers of wired bras and why they are not recommended during pregnancy. I ended up doing some more reading and research about this topic. Most of the stuff I… Continue reading Why I Don’t Wear Wired Bras.

From Fashion Conscious to Fashion-Unconscious🤦🏾‍♀️

Before I was a mother or a mummy-to-be, I had a big interest in fashion and following trends. I spent a lot of my free time shopping or window-shopping. Most of my hard-earned cash at that time was probably spent in the malls, vintage shops and online, scouring for the next item to complete a… Continue reading From Fashion Conscious to Fashion-Unconscious🤦🏾‍♀️

‘First Year of Motherhood’ -advice I would give myself

I did it, I survived! My beautiful baby girl is 1 year old, Mashallah. Below are 5 things I'd tell myself a year ago when I was brand new to this thing called motherhood.1. Sleep. Will. Come.All new mums know this struggle. The first few months of motherhood was all about sleep (or lack of!).… Continue reading ‘First Year of Motherhood’ -advice I would give myself

‘Before Vs. After’- 10 lifestyle changes that came along with Motherhood

So I knew life would change soon as I became pregnant. But I didn't really sit down and think about all the small 'lifestyle' changes I would go through. Let me share a few with you... 1. Before: I wasn't the biggest 'heel-wearer' but I would throw on a pair of wedges or chunky heels every… Continue reading ‘Before Vs. After’- 10 lifestyle changes that came along with Motherhood

Post-baby body: Snap Back?!

"Love yourself. A mother's body is an amazing place. After all, it is where the world began." Quotes like these do help a lot when I get really down about my postpartum body. With social media it's really hard to stop comparing yourself to others. I constantly see all these fit mums and their snap-back… Continue reading Post-baby body: Snap Back?!

Who am I?

Hey hey heeeey! Welcome to my first post. Thought the polite thing to do is to give a little background info on me and my little family before we kick off this whole mummy-blogging-thing... Me: The name is Amina, first time mummy to the most gorgeous girl on the planet (as any mum would say… Continue reading Who am I?