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Feedspot Top 40 South African Kids and Parenting blogs

Feedspot Top 40 South African Kids and Parenting blogs

I can’t contain my excitement to have made this list among some of the elite Parenting Bloggers SA has to offer. These moms and dads are like superheroes to me and I’ve been following most of them for a very long time. You can view the list here. I have made number 38 on the list after starting my blog in October 2018. 6 Months ago! What an amazing 6 months it has been. I have gotten the opportunity to…

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Baby Wearing

Baby Wearing

Have you ever heard of the 4th trimester? It is the first 3 months after a baby is born. The period where the baby adjusts to life outside the womb as described by Dr Harvey Karp. It can be a rough period for both Mom & Baby. One of the things that can help a lot in the 4th trimester is Baby wearing. What exactly is baby wearing? According to babywearing.co.za, it is the practice of wearing or carrying a baby in…

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Products making the weaning process easier & Nuby Review

Products making the weaning process easier & Nuby Review

Alex is now 7 months old and about a month into baby lead weaning and eating all kinds of solid foods. It makes a huge mess, I had to mentally prep for this stage. Luckily I’ve been through it once so I sort of knew what to expect but for new moms, be ready for ALOT of mess. On the floor, the chair, clothing – yours and baby’s basically any surface is fair game. The first item that is making…

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Win with Rhodes Squish

Win with Rhodes Squish

I have always been someone that goes for convenience and even more so now being a mom of two. I don’t know how others do it but I never seem to have enough hours in the day. Alex started eating solids about a month ago with me cooking up some veggies for her, until one day I got an amazing delivery from Squish. It has changed my life, and saved me so much time on more occasions than I care…

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Child’s Farm Review

Child’s Farm Review

This product has impressed me so much over the past few weeks, Jaymes hair, skin and my nose have been doing a happy dance in unison. Why my nose? Because I have never smelled a product so fresh, light and just beautiful. I am generally sensitive to smells and I am easily triggered into a migraine but none of the child farm products have caused any issues. The smell is so good that I’ve gone as far as leaving the…

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The Body Shop – Shea Butter Range Review

The Body Shop – Shea Butter Range Review

What is Shea Butter? Shea Butter is a fat extracted from the nut of the African Shea tree. When raw it is an ivory colour but when processed it becomes more of a white shade. It is known to lock in moisture in hair and skincare products. The Shea Butter story: Maximizing moisture since 1994 Shea butter has been used for centuries by Ghanaian women to protect their skin and hair from dry Saharan desert winds locally known as ‘harmattan’….

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Hirsch’s Somerset West Ladies Networking Event

Hirsch’s Somerset West Ladies Networking Event

On Valentines day I attended a wonderful ladies Networking event organised by Richard Larrett who is the Public Relations Officer for Hirsh’s Somerset West. The guest speaker for the event was Christina Masureik or @capetownmomchristina on instagram. We walked into the Hirsh’s store and a lovely lady was serving delicious cappuccino’s to all the guests, once everyone was settled we had the opportunity to introduce ourselves to the group and highlight what we do. The careers represented by the group varied…

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Pampers Baby-dry with Air Channels Review

Pampers Baby-dry with Air Channels Review

Pampers has introduced their new innovative world-first in nappy technology with unique air channels which create space for air to flow freely inside the nappy for breathable dryness overnight. Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post. The new Pampers Baby-dry air channel nappies were sent to us to review, however the views and opinions expressed in the review are my own. We have been a pampers household for the past 5 months and we also used pampers when Jayme was younger so it didn’t take much convincing for us to try the new pampers air channels. The most important requirement for me was that it actually lived up to its 12…

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10 tips to help your child improve their reading

10 tips to help your child improve their reading

I’ll be very honest, Jayme is not academically inclined. He is extra creative, much more than your average 7 year old but unfortunately academics and sport is not his thing. It’s ok tho because he keeps trying and we keep encouraging. Jayme is now grade 2 and his amazing teacher, Mrs K, has shared some fabulous tips to help parents help their children with their reading. Here they are: Make sure there is no other distractions. Have them look at…

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Nuby Wacky Teething Ring

Nuby Wacky Teething Ring

We having officially hit the dreaded teething phase with Alex. No signs of any teeth yet but all the other signs are there. Excessive drooling, constantly biting on hands and random chewing. The chewing is new to me, Jayme never did this. Some articles online mention that chewing is a sign that a tooth is close by, most say that within a week or two you will see a tooth but its been atleast three weeks now of her doing…

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