Wild and free…that’s our Sarah in a nutshell. And her hair fits the label too. She was born with dark hair but it quickly fell out and came back blonde and curly. Her hair is often what she’s known for, as it is truly beautiful, but man-oh-man controlling it is not quite as beautiful a…

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I’m sobbing now as I write this, firstly to think how far we’ve come, secondly because I know how easy it would be to go back there and thirdly because I know that had we not addressed it wholehearted, we would never be where we are today.   Let me back track a little. I…

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I’m not the typical girly mom. I always knew I’d have kids and longed to be a mum but never dreamt of dressing them, or styling their hair. That’s just not me. But in saying that, I simply adore having a daughter. We were recently at the First Thursdays Market in Hillcrest and all of…

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On my run this morning, I had an insight. Okay I’m lying. I had about 30 insights. I could literally a book with the amount of thinking that I do on every run, but my point here is that I had ONE particular insight! I’m a real jack of all traits; I enjoy jumping from…

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It’s not often that I get the chance to blog anymore. My time is split between coaching and speaking, running my brand Flourishing Fit Moms, working on my book, running and then of course mommying my 2 kids (Noah 8months old and Sarah 2). But when, like today, that I do get a few minutes…

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Handling a BUSY nearly 2-year-old is hectic …add in a totally-dependent-on-you 5 month old babe, and well let’s just say that shopping, walks, and basically any outing can potentially become a screaming match. Mom, toddler or baby being the screamer? It totally depends on the day. I love being a mom of 2 -under-2 but…

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Carols playing in the malls, Christmas markets, trees outside local stores..this time of year gets me giddy with excitement. I was brought up in a home with a dad who literally celebrates EVERYTHING. He’s a sucker for tradition and thus every special occasion had a number of traditions around it, making life that much more…

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We’re days away from the first week of December already. WHAAAT?!!! We’re off for our annual Cape Town holiday on the 16th December and as usual, we’re now faced with decisions around car seats. Do we take our car seats down with us, borrow seats from friends in CT or hire them once there. Sarah…

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I’ve been a runner for as long as I can remember. From the ripe age of 7 or so, daily, my dad would get home from work and off we’d go for our 4km trot around the block, which often ended in a swim in the sea. From running for KZN and even grabbing a…

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