Mama Guru #MOMTASKS – How to prep for the upcoming year.

It’s 3 days until the NEW YEAR 2018, now I don’t know about you but for this mama bear over here, that does NOT mean ‘3 days until a New Year party + hangover’. However, it DOES MEAN ‘3 days until a fresh start.’ Starting my year with 2 cute babies (if I don’t say so myself) a whole new set of goals and ambition to unlock, new routines to set in place and whole new year of motherhood! Excited? Yes. Anxious? A little. I’ve always been slightly over ambitious, however, I like it. There exists in our wonderful world an awesome saying which over the years has slowly become my mama mantra;

“Reach for the moon and you’ll land somewhere amongst the stars.”

Yah, yah I know as a science-y mom it’s doesnt make 100% sense. But the moivational sense is just perfect right? So thats pretty much what I always do, aim to do way too much stuff then I could probably possibly handle, don’t achieve it always but then when I look back, I’ve still done a hell of a lot anyways. Awesome right? Anywaaaays, down below I’m listing my top ways in which I will be prepping for the New Year 2018!

TIP 1: Getting lots of rest – I’m one of those oh soooo lucky housewives (THANK YOU HUSBAND) who doesn’t have to work. However, people confuse this daily with thinking that us housewives get a whole bunch of time to rest. Three words. So not true. This holidays I’ve been super lucky because baby daddy was home and I got a whole bunch of sleep ins. That was sooo great because at the end of this year I was literally feeling at my breaking point from exhaustion. So if you can, get some rest to stock you up for the happenings of 2018.

TIP 2: AGENDA PLANNING – I don’t know about the rest of the world but I literally cannot live without an agenda/diary. I know that may seem so old school as we do have phones etc. nowadays, yet I still feel so accomplished when I write down all the stuff I have to do and then tick them off. So go shopping and grab yourself a planning tool!

TIP 3: FAMILY ROUTINE – I’m a club mama, social mama, blogging mama, gym mama, insta mama, studying mama, stay at home mama. I don’t usually go for stereotypes but IF I had to fit myself into a stereotype, these are a few that I’d fit into. Alongside this I have 2 babies, with different routines and clubs and swimming lessons, okay okay you get my point. My point IS, drawing up a family routine that you’ll be able to stick to on a day to day basis throughout the year without many changes is a MUST and a key to success.

TIP 4: DETOXING When you hear this word are you thinking juice detoxes? I’m not. However, I am thinking, detox the mind body and soul, so I’m not waiting until after the new year to head back to the gym or to eat healthy. I’ve piled on a few pounds (to say the least). I’ve been eating so unhealthily and I’m just generally feeling sluggish and lazy all over. So instead of waiting until after the new year to start feeling healthy again where I feel that will essentially be kind of starting the New Year negatively if I start it feeling the way I feel now, I’ve decided I’m going to get a kick start on my health goals and start NOW. So that I can start my new year already feeling healthy.

TIP 5: BE HAPPY AND ELIBERATE MY SOUL – This will for sure be the hardest one. 2017 has been one of my favourite years, yet it was also filled with some disappointment in the outer fields (like not enough time for the blog etc.). But hey, who doesn’t have occasional disappointments now and again? I mean would life be life without them? More importantly I’ve learnt this year to focus on the positive and the positive for this year was that I feel like I excelled in my motherhood. Now I don’t mean to say that I believe that I am the perfect mother or anything like that but what I mean to say is that I feel that although not achieving goals in other areas of my life, I feel like I’ve achieved all goals that I set for myself as a mother, I feel as though I have found my balance with my and my two precious angels, so that’s the HAPPY part. Now for the hard part; eliberating my soul. Letting go of the things that disappointed me will only make space for all the new things and aspects I want to add to my life right? And I know most of us, including me, say we let go of things but how many of us really do so? Or are they forever lurking thoughts in the back of our mind? Letting go of circumstances you can’t change is letting true happiness into your heart and that my friends is what I aim to do and so should you!

So there you have it my TOP FIVE TIPS to help me transition from this year to the next full of vibrance, positivity and love. How about yours? Let me know your goals for the upcoming year!


Colour your week! 

It’s a Monday, again. Monday for the successful is always a fresh start to limitless potential. This Monday as I was sitting in the salon (we have a shooting tomorrow for #WellaGala2016) I was looking at all the fun colours around me, the colours in the Esthetica magazines, the colours of hair swatches and then a thought came across me…How much does colour affect our positive vibe? 

Of course I researched it and I found that yes, of course, colours affect our moods, our vibes, our emotions and feelings and how we see things, if you want to contribute to your positive week, then one factor this week can be trying to include colours which are beneficial to your moods and to what you wish to achieve, below I’ve included some images of which colours affect what 😃

Choose your colours wisely and have a colorful week! ❤️💛💚💙💜💗

You should love yourself. 

There are a lot of things which society makes us believe are okay, then there are a lot of things society makes us believe are not okay. Recently it has come to my attention about how much of a sin we feel it is to publicly love ourselves. We are absolutely pushed by our peers and the people, community and society around us to be modest about our achievements, how we look or how we feel. Here, let me give you a dilemma…

– You’re feeling confident and great about yourself, tonight you really feel like you look amazing (and btw you do!), you head out to meet some girlfriends and one of them will compliment you… ‘Hey [insert name here] you’re looking so pretty tonight.’ What is your response?

  1. ‘Thank you, I feel great today, you look awesome too.’
  2. ‘Aww thank you, but you’re so much prettier.’

I know that most of us would pick the second option…but why? Why are we pressured to feel that even if we feel great, that actually stating how we feel is not allowed, that if we state how we really feel about ourselves, then we are being big headed. Modesty is not a bad thing, in any way or form at all, but what is bad is being made to feel that we have to be so modest we cannot freely express the positivity that may encapture our souls some days. We don’t always feel beautiful, positive or just generally great every day. Even the strong willed amongst us have our bad days where we will wake up lacking energy, negative and feeling generally ‘ugly’ all round. And you know what, those days are okay too, it’s human nature to go through changes, to feel different vibes, to experience emotions, feelings and sensations all around us. When you’re feeling down, grab a bucket of ice cream and watch a great movie because that’s okay, when you’re feeling beautiful, dress up and do what you do best…but most importantly of all, don’t hide yourself or your feelings, it’s okay to feel either end of a spectrum and you are human for doing so.

So next time you feel great, tell the world, take a selfie, accept the compliments, show the world in each of your own individual ways that you are feeling great and you are not ashamed of feeling this way. Modesty is not an option when it’s about self positivity. So look great, feel great, live great and postivity will spread. Because you ARE beautiful and you are entitled to feel that way.

Have a great day, a wonderful week and freely feel beautiful…


Feat: Dark Obsession for men by Calvin Klein 

                Hair by Andreea Bogatean