When you have to go away without them

When you have to go away without them

Be it for business or pleasure, leaving your kids behind is not the easiest thing to do when you travel, but Guest editor Hayley Malan says that with a little bit of planning and some creativity, the time apart can in fact be an exciting time for everyone! My eldest...
Managing pregnancy anxiety

Managing pregnancy anxiety

Finding out that you’re expecting is one of life’s most exciting events. For me it felt like a miracle and a curse each time. I have always wanted children and was blessed with a beautiful baby girl who is currently eight months old and now I am expecting baby number...
Step up your parenting game

Step up your parenting game

For most men, there is a certain “macho” pride that comes with having a son. There is the idea that you can somehow pass down your name and a long legacy of traditions to your son. This is exactly how I felt when my son (Eli) was born five years ago. Our bond was...
What it means to me to be a mom

What it means to me to be a mom

I’ve always longed to have a child of my own, someone I could shower with love and affection. My own human being. From the time you find out you’re pregnant, your life changes for the better. The minute your baby is born and is brought into this world, you know things...
Review of the Baby Throne

Review of the Baby Throne

The Baby Throne was created by Zoe Durbach specifically for her son, Hector Knight Durbach. When Hector was about four months old, she noticed that her son showed indications of when he wanted to “go” and that a specific squat position triggered the instinct to “push”...