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My Baby Is ONE!

February 18, 2017
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I have to say, being a mum isn’t easy. This post is dedicated to my youngest son, Muhammad Isais (pronounced Ee-za-is). I don’t share much of my personal life on my blog but turning one is a big deal! A letter to my youngest.  As I am sitting here typing this up, you my son have come back and forth for a bit of my breakfast. Nothing special mind you, just a fried egg on toast and all I’m feeding…

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Lifestyle motherhood

Cinderella’s Secrets : Once Upon A View

November 25, 2016
Once Upon A View, cinderella's Secrets, The Untold Story of Ella, book, author, Perth, George Helou, Perth Author, Princess Margaret Hospital, PMH, bullying, self worth, self respect, confidence, children, empower, strength, enlighten, magic, George's Magic, Ella, Cinderella, Stepmother, Stepsisters, Cinder, metaphors, Disney, fairytales, reality

Stories with an underlying message are stories that are beneficial not only to young children but also to adults who help convey that message to their children though these stories. Over several weeks, my daughter and myself have been reading a book named ‘Cinderella’s Secrets : The Untold Story of Ella.’ This book is part of a series called, ‘Once Upon a View,’ whereby classic stories are retold in a way that is relatable to us all. The series figuratively…

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Lifestyle motherhood

Baby Spa Perth

November 20, 2016
baby, baby spa, baby spa perth, hydrotheraphy, missylia, mummy, mum blog, mum, relax, settle, comfort

When you think of “first in Australia,” what usually springs to mind is it is most likely located in one of the Eastern States. I am sure many Perthians would agree that major events happen on the other side of Australia before it reaches us here on the West side and frankly we are tired of being left til last. But when “Australia’s first Baby Spa” opened in Perth for the very first time, many around Australia finally shared the…

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Fashion motherhood

Blooming Beginnings

January 28, 2016
Olive Farm Designs, Maternity, third child, editorial, premillume photography, Missy-Lia, mother, Kazeca Studio, Qamar Designs, AH & CO, baby, pregnant

When I first began to piece together the ideas I had for this editorial, I didn’t expect the result and execution of the work to be beyond the concept of what I had initially composed. I wanted something feminine, delicate and full of prettiness, all that is associated with a maternity shoot and being pregnant, however of course I wanted it modest- though there is a lack or complete absence of those who specialise in hijabi maternity shoots here in…

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Lifestyle motherhood

Yummy Mummy Pregnancy Day Spa

January 8, 2016
Missy-Lia,

I’ve been meaning to post this for a while now however time is key with having two kids at home running a muck during school holidays. It’s been a hectic holiday break with planning activities to keep the kids entertained during the holidays, celebrating birthdays and attending get togethers. Sometimes it’s hard to find time for yourself. The heat alone this Summer has made it hard to get out and do the necessary things that should be done on a…

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