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#Momming 101: Bath time with baby

Jun 20, 2018
Just a Mamma BATH TIME WITH BABY

Remember when you were pregnant (maybe you are) and you went to prenatal classes… They would have that one class – demonstration day. The nurse would show you how to hold baby, nurse baby, sooth baby, change a diaper and even how to bath and dress baby. Viola! You know it all because obviously figuring out the basics would be the hardest part of parenting… What if we left the demos to YouTube and rather focused on the more challenging…

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Celebrate Dads this Father’s Day and WIN with Lullaby Rock

Jun 11, 2018
Fathers Day: Celebrate Dad

It’s Monday and with Father’s day this Sunday it’s time to give credit where credit is due. I’m talking about all the incredible fathers, doing their part in raising their kids. The men we call the great loves of our lives, the ones that stick with us – raging hormones, stretch marks, loose belly skin, saggy breasts and all! It’s time to celebrate dads and (our Mr. Perfect too). First however, confession time… Are you a parent to your kids…

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May #momspiration: Mama Makers to support

May 28, 2018
Just a Mamma May Momspiration South African mama makers to support

Have you enjoyed our month of May, Monday momspiration posts? #girlmoms, #boymoms, moms that wanted to spoil you and now today Mama Makers to support. These are the woman who fill our homes and our memories with beautiful toys, clothing, decor and more. All items loving designed and made by themselves (in most cases literally by their own two hands). These mamas are making the world a prettier place with their endless amount of creativity and passion for making new…

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Let’s play: How to stimulate your baby during the 1st year

May 22, 2018
Just a mamma how to stimulate your baby

Stimulating your baby. Another hot topic causing endless confusion and doubt for so many parents. What should we do? Are we doing enough? How can we ensure our baby achieves every milestone on time? In a world of information (and stimulation) overload it’s overwhelming figuring out the best way to spend precious time with your little one. Over the years we’ve learnt to a few principles that work for us and will hopefully benefit you and your baby too. Shaped…

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May #momspiration: Sisterhood of Motherhood

May 21, 2018
Just a Mamma momspiration May Mothers Day giveaway

We started our May #momspiration series with 5 gorgeous #girlmoms, last week we featured some cool #boymoms and today I need to say thank you to a few #mombosses with the biggest hearts in the world! In preparation for Mother’s Day I knew I wanted to spoil my fellow sisters in motherhood. Celebrating them, just for being mothers. For putting all of their love into raising their little ones. Motherhood is a blessing and a privilege but it takes a…

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May #momspiration: 5 #boymoms we can’t get enough of.

May 14, 2018
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Yesterday was Mother’s Day and I truly hope every mom got all the love and appreciation she deserves, if only for that one special day… To us the entire May is needed to celebrate all you mamas, grandma’s, stepmoms and future moms. Last week we shared 5 #girlmoms we adore and today the #boymoms have their turn too. Now I don’t know the first thing about boys but these mamas make raising future gentlemen, husbands and dads of the world…

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How to be a SUPER MOM !

May 11, 2018

Okay mamas let get #real, #authentic, #honest, #candid… all those hashtags doing the rounds all over social media – constantly challenging us to prove ourselves and our worth. Let’s talk about the elusive “super mom”. The woman who does it all, has it all, with the perfect family and husband of the year. The mama you look up to. She inspires you, but at the same time you secretly loathe her and judge her, hoping she will “slip up” giving…

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May #Momspiration: 5 #girlmoms we adore!

May 7, 2018
May Momspiration 5 girlmoms that inspire

Do you know we have an entire Momspiration section on our blog dedicated to supporting, celebrating and featuring moms!  Fellow mamas will always be an inspiration to me and I LOVE showcasing these incredible woman who teach, help and motivate me. Especially during the month of May! Last year it was all about cool instamoms to follow, the rise of the mompreneur and 4 “real” mamas I just love to bits. This year I have 3 new posts and 15 new…

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What to buy Mom: The ultimate Mother’s Day wish list for every Mom!

May 4, 2018
JustaMamma Mothers Day Wish List

It’s May and with Mother’s Day right around the corner, (like just over a week away), it’s time to get those spoils for mama sorted! I know there are tons of cute DIY crafts on Pinterest and breakfast in bed is always a winner but I won’t lie, getting a special gift to unwrap is never a bad thing… Something sentimental or maybe something fabulous to remind mom how special she is and how much everyone cares. That “something” mom…

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Preparing Homemade Baby Food: Baby food Appliance Review

Apr 30, 2018
Preparing Homemade Baby food: mommy and baby

As promised, the follow up post to #MOMMING101: INTRODUCING SOLIDS. And today’s all about preparing homemade baby food. Baking, roasting, boiling… There are loads of cooking methods yet steaming has stayed the number one choice when it comes to preparing baby food, locking in most nutrients. This being said, some foods are definitely more flavourful when baked so don’t forget to give alternative cooking methods a go as well. Consuming raw foods are also a healthy option as long as the…

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