5 Tips to never run out of content

We’ve all been there—you sit down to create and content and CRICKETS! Nothing comes to you!  If you’re building your brand on social media, content creation is probably the backbone of your growth. However, coming up with compelling content can be challenging. Creators block” is normal, especially if you’re trying to show up on the gram consistently. We all know that content can drive your brand, and consistency is vital. It can help you establish yourself as an expert in your niche and build your audience. So here are 5 tips to never run out of content. Use your content pillars Your...

11 ways to support a new mom

If you're a mom, you'll know how motherhood can be challenging, especially in the first couple of weeks after giving birth. New moms don't usually know how to ask for help or don't know what they need. You probably want to help the new mama, but you don't know how to assist. Here's a list of 11 ways to support a new mom. Organise food drop-offs It's natural for a new mama to forget about their needs because they're so preoccupied with the baby. As a result, they may skip meals, so help them out by organising food drop-offs.  You could achieve this by cooking a little extra when you're...

15 Important habits to avoid mom burnout

15 Important habits to avoid mom burnout

As moms, many of us have packed schedules. Between work and taking care of our families, life can be a little overwhelming on some days. You love your family—of course you do. But when the tired feeling sits heavy on your bones, that's when you feel close to burnout. However, there are ways to fight it. By being intentional, you may find ways not just to survive but thrive! Here are 15 important habits to avoid mom burnout. Get comfortable with saying no Saying no doesn't come naturally for most of us. We might fear the other person's response or feel guilty for saying no to someone close...

4 Ways to get noticed by brands

3 Ways to get noticed by brands

If you've been wondering how to get brands to notice, collaborate and pay you as an influencer then this blog post is for you! If you've been active on social media for a while, but a brand has never approached you, then it's safe to say it’s time to switch things up. I've been working with brands for almost three years, and I've learnt a thing or two along the way. Here are 3 ways to get noticed by brands. Content Content Content Whoever said content is King was on to something. You probably are uploading content once in a while on Instagram. But I want you to do one thing for me. Have a...

Things I’m working on to be a better mom

Things I’m working on to be a better mom

I don’t believe in perfection in motherhood. In fact, I don’t believe in perfection in any aspect of my life.  When we start aiming for perfection, that’s when the wheels start to come off.  However, I’m committed to growth in every aspect of my life, including motherhood. We’re not perfect, but I believe in doing the best I can as a mom. That can mean different things to different people, for me it’s all about being open to learn and grow. Here are some of the things I’m working on to be a better mom. Playing with my kids  I’ll be the first to admit that I don’t do enough...

How to work with brands if you have less than 5k followers

How to work with brands if you have less than 5k followers

Would you believe me if I told you that your follower count is no longer the primary metric used by brands when it comes to partnerships? However, brands still love to see numbers. Brands now look at other metrics to determine whether they want to partner with you or not. Highlight your best analytics Brands will ask you for numbers, but you can choose which stats you want to highlight. If you have a solid engagement rate, then focus on that. Example: "I have a highly engaged community with an average engagement rate of X%.  Highlight your analytics in a way that aligns with their...

8 Tips to help blended families

8 Tips for blended families

The process of forming a blended family can be both a rewarding and challenging experience for all family members. As much as you and your partner might approach your union with great enthusiasm, your children may not be as excited.  However, there is hope. With open communication, love and patience, you can develop a strong bond with your new blended family. Here are a 8 tips to help blended families. Don’t rush into things This is one thing that I wish my husband and I had done differently. We met in March. By April the following year we were enjoying our honeymoon. What can I say,...

7 Ways to improve your Instagram

7 Ways to improve your Instagram

Instagram is still the number one social media platform to grow your brand. With over 500 million users a day, it's essential that you stand out. Having a beautiful and unique Instagram account can create excellent opportunities for your brand. So how do you stand out among the crowd?  Here are 7 ways to improve your Instagram account. Stay consistent It is recommended that you post consistently and regularly so you can keep your audience engaged and interested. Create your posts in advance and schedule them using an Instagram-approved scheduling app. I use Later and Planoly. Avoid...

9 mistakes to avoid as parents

9 mistakes to avoid as parents

As parents, we don’t start out wanting to make mistakes. No matter how conscious a parent may be, they’re bound to make mistakes here and there. While parenting is a personal journey, there are certain behaviours we should try to avoid. Here are 9 mistakes to avoid as parents. If you happen to identify with any of the following, don’t be hard on yourself. The most important takeaway here, is that we need to continue learning and modestly improving where we can. Living vicariously through our kids We all genuinely want our kids to succeed, and there's absolutely nothing wrong with that....

Things you should include in your media kit

Things you should include in your media kit

As an influencer, your media kit is essentially your CV. It gives brands a feel of who you are as a creative, understand what you have to offer and establish whether you’re a good fit to work with on a partnership opportunity. This is your chance to impress brands, so why not make the most of it. In order for your media kit to stand out and help you land more brand deals, here are 5 things you should include in your media kit. Links to your social platforms Include all your social media platforms as well as your website if you have one. Please make sure you hyperlink these so that the...

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