Category: Personal

My birth story

Mijn bevallingsverhaal - Mayra Louise - featured 9

The last couple of months I’ve felt the urge to write down my birth story and it’s finally here! Honestly Isameya’s birth was pretty quick but this turned out to be a long read … So get yourself some tea, cuddle up and share your experience in the comments. I’d love to read all about it!

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Hello national campaign!

international campaign mayra louise

I have something cool to share with you. At least I think it is …

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Exercise after pregnancy: Mayra gets fit(-ish)

Sporten na bevalling

Every now and then I get requests for cool collaborations on my Instagram. This one with Fit for Free was oh so perfectly timed!

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(Nederlands) MAYRA X STEDELIJK

Mayra X Stedelijk

Sorry, this entry is only available in Dutch.

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Soms is liefde anders

brief aan overleden vader - Mayra Louise


Today it’s five years ago that my Dad passed away. Recently I wrote this piece ‘Soms is liefde anders’ about him. Usually I write in English for the blog but this feature just had to be in Dutch. This one’s for you, Dad. 

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I quit social media for a week. This is what happened …

Quit social media - Mayra Louise

Me: ‘Hi, my name is Mayra and I’m addicted to my phone’. The rest of the world (well almost): ‘Hi Mayra’. I kind of felt like that when I was about to start my social media and Whatsapp detox week. I thought it would be hard. I thought I would check my phone all the time. I thought I would struggle with not being able to connect. But my social media detox showed me something completely different. Something unexpected and much more important.

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