Did you know that advertisers spent $1.6 billion on influencer marketing on Instagram in 2018? Influencer marketing ads are estimated to reach between $5 billion - $10 billion by 2022. Did you also know that 80% of people look to social media before making a purchase? For this reason companies and business’s invest in marketing… Continue reading The rise of social media influencer marketing – making money over genuine connections.
My birth story ❥
It’s several days post birth of my second son Makaio and I wanted to start writing up his birth story whilst it was still fresh in my mind. Sadly I never wrote the birth story for my first son Jonah. Although I remember the major points of his birth, some details are a bit blurry… Continue reading My birth story ❥
My Q & A with Tammy Hembrow
With 7 million followers on her Instagram platform, it's safe to say that Tammy Hembrow is a very influencial and well known public figure. She Inspires countless women from all over the globe to strive to achieve post partum health and fitness, and is a firm believer that pregnancy does not mean you have to… Continue reading My Q & A with Tammy Hembrow
3 important pieces of advice you would give to your “new mum” self.
The thought that has come to mind in the past couple of months when I have a quiet moment to reflect on my personal parenting journey including the challenges it has presented is "why couldn't I have known this earlier?" If only we knew then what do know, we could have worried less about things… Continue reading 3 important pieces of advice you would give to your “new mum” self.
Overstepping privacy boundaries – parents who create Instagram accounts for their children.
There are many subjects on my mind and heart to blog about and exploiting children using social media has been one of them. Exploiting is a heavy word but I believe in many (not all) cases it is appropriate. Lately there has been some talk of this subject and very recently a parent I have… Continue reading Overstepping privacy boundaries – parents who create Instagram accounts for their children.
How to manage travelling with a toddler
Or more specifically - how to manage LONG FLIGHTS with a toddler... As some readers of my blog may or may not know, we have a 15 month old son Jonah who we are currently travelling with on an extensive holiday. We decided in October last year to forfeit our house deposit and goal to… Continue reading How to manage travelling with a toddler
So, when are you having your second baby?
This question can be asked in a few different ways - "When are you having your next one?" or "When do you think you'll start trying for another baby?" or the very straight forward "Do you want anymore children?" I think every mother (and father) has been asked this question at some point. Whether you… Continue reading So, when are you having your second baby?
Small suitcase essentials!
Our 7 month Europe trip is fast approaching with under 2 months until we depart!! Passports - check. Phone - check. Laptop - check. Camera - check. International drivers license - check. Some items are easy to remember and are a no brainer when it comes to packing. We haven't started the bulk of our… Continue reading Small suitcase essentials!
Mums behaving badly
I’ve wanted to write a blog on this subject for quite some time but wanted to wait until I had a bit more time under my belt as a mother before I did. After all, once noticing that the world of motherhood wasn’t what I thought it would be from a few weeks post partum,… Continue reading Mums behaving badly
7 month Europe trip instead of a mortgage
Two months ago in October we had a huge change of mind and heart. After the past year and a half of saving for a house deposit, my husband suggests what many people would freak out and run for the hills about - spending it all. And not on a house. "How about we forget… Continue reading 7 month Europe trip instead of a mortgage