Lactation biscuit recipe

Although removing milk from the breasts is the most important way to produce more breast milk, if you are looking at ways to try increase your milk production, lactation biscuits are a delicious way to go! These biscuits are quick and simple to make, and can be modified according to your tastes. The most important […]

Lara’s birth story

Birth story blogs are some of my favourite to read – I love how everyone has very different experiences and stories to tell. Even with myself, I’ve seen how Emily’s and Lara’s were so different! You can have a read here of Emily’s birth story if you’d like 😊 From the 36/37 week mark, I […]

Time for change!

A very big “hello” from myself, Emily (the original Rem) and the newest addition to our team, Lara. The blog has undergone some changes since I’ve last posted, reason being that mid-September I gave birth to our second daughter (I’m a Mom of TWO!!). I’ve been fully ensconced in the newborn bubble and busy looking […]

Smitten Slumber night time nappy review

I’ve used modern-day cloth nappies on Emily since she was born, but have never really gotten into night time cloth diapering. Before she was sleeping through the night, I used a cloth nappy once or twice, purely because I knew I would have to get up change a nappy anyway, and didn’t need something to […]


I feel incredibly blessed to have started up Raising Rem when I did, as the blogging community really seems to be growing in Port Elizabeth. Obviously, as to be expected from the Friendly City, these bloggers are all about helping others out in growing their blogs, and learning all they can – which is why […]

Baby number TWO!

This post has taken weeks or rather, months to write, all because of needing to figure out my own emotions, and deciding how honest to be. Well here we are, some 6 months later! Once Emily got to about 9 months old, I knew for sure that I wanted more children. I loved spending time […]

Flying With Children

First of all, a big hello from us at Raising Rem! We have been very quiet the past few months, with lots going on in the background. All will be revealed in future posts, but for today we are discussing Flying With Children. I myself haven’t had the opportunity to fly with Emily as yet, […]