Another blog about my fears as a Mom

On 11January I’ve shared a bit about my fears as a mommy. 


My son is settled in at School

After a long week of crying, feeling sad and worried, everything is doing quite well now. 

We are so Happy to see how grown up our little boy is. His teachers love him, in the mornings we can see how he tells them long stories hehehe(and that boy can talk). Other kids calling him by the name etc. 

I noticed he don’t really want to kiss me in the mornings, so I asked him why. And as always he had a good made up explanation and the very next day he gave me a big kiss to please me hahaha.

The kids must take extra clothing for oopses. And my 5yr old got a phobia to not “number2” anywhere but at home. That was my biggest fear, because it is a full day. I always tell my husband, he won’t be able to hold it so long. So well, Today… My husband fetched him then me. This little son of mine, got his pants on back to front and his under pants tucked into his pocket zipped close. He told us he had an accident, and everything is fine LOL

I am trying now to explain to him nicely, it is fine to tell your teacher to go to the loo. Yeah, that boy got some skills.

I love how he tells us in the morning not to be late, and at night my big boy sleeps at 20:00pm. When he was younger we struggled, he never liked going to bed on time. But now, it just happend naturally 🙂 

Parenting

I would love to say all parents love their kids to bits, but what I see and hear everyday is disgusting! Today I heard a mom asking her boy around 9yrs old, what did the girl around 2-3yrs say.. The boy answered: she want to be picked up The mom’s response: is she insane!

Omw! I will die if anyone speak like that to my son.

A week ago, my husband saw a nanny standing under a tree with a 3yr old boy, it was a hot day. She was drinking water while this poor boy was reaching out for it but she was seeing to her needs first. It kills me, if my husband had to tell me earlier I would’ve stopped and confronted her.

We as parents should love all kids even if it’s not our own. They need love, nurturing, care, empathy, guidance, discipline etc.

I love every second, minute, hour, day, night, of being a mom. Teaching my child, disciplining him, loving him, being crazy with him and just looking at him. How he grows everyday.

Everything I do, I first consider my family. That is what we as mothers do.

A Shout out to all wonderful moms out there, who is striving to be the best she can. Accepting  the mistakes and failures, by learning from it and moving forward.

Let’s Do Health 

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My First Yoga Class @TheLornaJane Active Livingroom Cape Town

I joined a professional yoga class! At last! Hehehe

I can’t say I am an expert, however the vinyasa class last night was not that difficult. The little “selfexperience at home” helped a lot. And because I am always active exercising at home, my bones and joints are doing quite well with movements.

What did I learn at this Session

As I always say, it is very important to seek professional help, guidance and advice.

I’ve learnt I need to work a lot on my breathing. I know I kind of have a problem in that are,  so last night was once again a eye opener how important correct breathing are.

The alignment of my body, feet, hands, hips and head… At home I obviously tried my best to do it correctly, but last night I’ve learnt the how’s and why’s. I just loved it and I am definitely going again.

The Instructor and Staff

Joelle  Sleebos the instructor was so friendly, inviting, she got this welcoming Aura. When I arrived, the ladies was so helpful and friendly too!

The way their materials, fabric felt

I must add, oh my Hat I need to start saving now already because I definitely want to wear Lorna Jane’s Active Wear!! I just love the designs and their QUALITY👌

I’ve added my after the session pic because I want to show off my Deltoid💪

What can I gain

Experience!!! And it’ ll help with my studies too. My goal is to strengthen my core and muscles. I also want to work on my balancing.

Ladies get Inspired, because I am!
Let’s Do Health

FitFit Mom at Home

Fit mom, wife, part time student..

I just love this journey! 

It is not always easy, but when I started to take my dream more seriously last year January 2016, it was the Best decision ever! I decided to start a blog about how I make fitness possible at home, no fees, no time away from my family too. We are spending our whole time at work already, our kids are at schools. When we get home, food need to be prepared, homework of kids, homework of mom and dad. Why on earth would I still spend time away from them after hours. Yes, I do have alot of respect for the women going to gym, pilates or yoga classes. I salute all hardworking women who strives to a fit and healthy lifestyle. The extra time we have we need to spend it with our family, having fun together. I choose to spend as much time as possible with them.

Husband and Wife also need to make time for each other to keep the relationship Healthy. We also need to keep our relationship with God Healthy, and isn’t it just beautiful when the whole family do Health together.

How do I make time for my workouts

Photography: Brent Armstrong @JackMuller/DanieUys park
Photography: Brent Armstrong @Table Mountain
Photograhy: Brent Armstrong @Home

I just make time! Hehehe

It is still a challenge, because I started my studies recently. But that is where time management comes in.

Important factor is also the support from your family. You simply need to make it clear to them what your needs are, also take theirs in consideration and compromise. I share my fitness goals with them, I include them too. It took a little while for my husband, but he joined the gym, he also support my changes in food ect.

My love for parks

Photography: Brent Armstrong @Majikforest
Photography: Brent Armstrong @DanieUys/JackMuller park
Photographer: Brent Armstrong @Majikforest
Photography: Brent Armstrong @Majikforest
Photography: Brent Armstrong @Majikforest

I do my workouts at the parks close to me, or let me say the ones I like in Cape Town. Bonus point is the gym equipment at DanieUys/JackMuller Park. My son can ride his bike or play, we jog and walk through the park as a family, and of course mommy gets her daily workout in.

I got my Abs and almost fully toned body at Home 15minutes a day



It is all about consistency, know your limits. You also need to challenge yourself, exceed your expectations. It is possible to get fit at home, always remember to still get advice on body alignments and posture from professionals. You need to ensure you don’t hurt yourself, especially your spine.

But work towards your goals, follow what works for you and not others.

Let’s Do Health

21Days-Bread and Sugarfree Challenge, Mommy Fears, Staying Active

I decided to take the challenge of 21Days sugar and bread free. It is my 5th day and I swear I am getting withdrawal symptoms. The funniest thing is, I only drink one teaspoon of sugar in my tea and one and half in my coffee. I also do not eat a lot of sweets unless I really crave for a marshmallow or jelly tot.

Most people only stop the intake of sugar itself, but they forget about the juices they buy etc. Well I decided to cut out anything containing artificial sugars, maybe that’s why it feel so tuff. 

But I would like to inspire people to take the challenge because it is good. Eat the necessary fruits and veggies daily, and chew a sugar free gum when the craving hits.

The fearful mommy of a toddler

Today my son went to Preschool for the very first time. I shared a few days ago about the fears I have, and yes it is still there. However, I am a Believer and that’s why I pray about it. My son was so excited he couldn’t eat his porridge hehehe. He wanted to go to school yesterday already because he woke me up, telling me I must brush his teeth it’s school day. I admit I cried whole day, when we fetched him and I saw that happy face the tears just came.

But that’s the love of a mother 

Staying Active #Bloubergstrand and #Majikforest

I am doing so well with my fitness goals. I decided to go around my favourite places in Cape Town and share how I reach my fitness goals on my own. Yes I am a proud fit Mom and Wife at home. I’m glad to announce I got so far to inspire my husband too!

Fun at Majikforest Durbanville

It was such a nice day

Photo taken by: Brent Armstrong

Fears of a mommy

Today I decided to share the blogpost I wanted to share a while ago.

Firstly, I wish everyone a very happy 2017. We are blessed and should give thanks to God.

Indoors for 7days with sick toddler

My poor son was diagnosed with chickenpox last week. Luckily I saw it early enough so I guess it could’ve been worse.

I can’t remember having it as a child. I must say it is Horrible!! I would like to believe that all moms hate seeing their kids suffer. The fever Omw! I felt so weak.. The pox started in his head and mouth and all I could do is comfort him with my love. We had the best meds so Patience was all we needed. He couldn’t where any clothes, and I had to explain over and over why he must be naked. Worst of all is the nightmares, because he is using his imagination so wildly. He explains how the pox infiltrate his heart and brain, how they jump over his whole body exploding… Lol 

To get to the point..

My little boy is going to school for the first time in 9days. I am already terrified about that and then the Pox decided to visit over new years weekend.

I thought I was fine the day of the interview with the principal, but Not. Then the day we had the meeting with his future teacher, seeing all the other parents and kids made me feel good again. As a parent I always look at the environment, actions, the way they speak and the approach. Yes, this is my child’s future so I am judgy and picky. In today’s life we read and hear all the stories of bullying and other terrifying stuff. I know no matter where it is a possibility everywhere, but how high and low is the risk factors. I believe you can see it in the leaders. 

His first day..

I took my annual leave luckily for when my son go to school, because I know I am going to cry my eyes out everyday and i’ll be an emotional wreck. Questions I keep asking, how he will feel, will he make friends easily, will his teacher like him, so so many….

Every time he went to a new day care I was a wreck, but for some reason he was always loved at his schools(daycare). His classmates loved him so much, he is like the little comedian.

Today..

He is doing much better, no fever, he is eating well and the talking is again unstoppable. So his went to chemist today, and they say we can wash him now.. Aaaaah, again I do not want to because the pox not gone yet, and the doctor said no bathing.. Fearful mommy

So yes, I am walking with a knot in my throat and tummy. But he believes God always give him great powers, so my trust will be in God just like my little boy put his in God.