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Barbie Fashionistas: See your own beauty!

March 28, 2018
Just a Mamma Barbie

Let’s talk body image… Not just your own but your little ones’ too. I’m a mother of girls. The way I love and value myself is the way they will value and love themselves. It’s a hard truth that I have had to learn but thankfully the lesson came early and the solution could be handled in a fun manner. Thanks to some help from an old, childhood friend… It all started with a theme at school, “I am special”.…

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Weekend Fun: Flair Baby & Toddler Market

August 24, 2017

Little know fact about myself; I use to be a “mama-maker”. Back in 2012-2015 I had a little baby and toddler clothing range called Eli & I. Together with a small team of seamstresses, we work the Gauteng market scene, providing clothes for a few baby boutiques and running our own online store. It was fun, amazing and EXTREMELY hard work… That’s probably where my deep appreciation, love and support for shopping local and buying small grew. Another mama that…

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The Mamma Collaborative: Autumn tea tasting

May 24, 2017

“A woman is like a tea bag – you can’t tell how strong she is until you put her in hot water.” – Eleanor Roosevelt As woman and mamas we experience a lot of the same troubles, doubts and struggles. We face the same fears, insecurities, pressure and hate. At times we even act out and hurt one another as only a woman can… A HUGE part of why I started Just a Mamma was to bring about change. Change…

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Johannesburg’s 1st Instamamameet

March 2, 2017

Instagram is taking over social media and it’s not just a place to sell and promote. Over the past year I have come to realise the amazing connections one can form and relationships that can be built within the Instacommunity.  When I heard about Joburg’s 1st Instamamameet I knew we had to check it out.Brainchild of Durban based mamas, @followingthebean, @little_skylar_jane and @moniquedevilliers89 the Joburg meet-up was hosted by @ninaameliedesigns, @fehmz and @lifeofmomandbaby at the Mushroom Park in Sandton.The threat of…

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Why We’ll Be Back At Rock-A-Baby Fair 2017

December 21, 2016

As most of you know, this past weekend was Rock-a-baby fair weekend. It’s kind of become a annual thing for us… Penciled into our Family Planner months in advance, around the same time we write in Christmas, birthdays and other dates of EXTREME importance! Some of you might be wondering… Why all the fuss? The answer is easy, Rock-a-baby fair really does live up to their claim of being SA’s most beautiful baby fair showcasing the best SA has to over in…

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