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Weaning Sense : Making food FUN for everyone!

January 31, 2018

Deciding to start solids isn’t easy. With so many contradictory opinions regarding exclusive breastfeeding and allergy prevention, taking this 1st step towards the food isle can be daunting. About a month ago we took that step… After a lot of back and forth but we finally decided to start! With our older girls we went more “traditional”. Breastfeeding exclusively for 6 months but Ava was ready and eager to eat at 5 months. With the help of the Weaning Sense…

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xoxo baby bath time cuteness!

January 22, 2018

One of the cutest gift we got when Ava was born was something practical too… A hooded towel. I know, I know, it’s something so ordinary and something everyone has but the Hip Hop Hooray bunny towel from XOXO Baby really is something special. Firstly, the size. Bigger than most hooded towels you’re sure to cuddle baby well into the toddler years wrapped up in their xoxo baby towel. The quality is also fantastic! Made with thick, highly absorbent 100% cotton towelling…

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Anneen Henze: Summer favourites

January 12, 2018

These’s just something about beautifully designed and crafted garments that has always set my heart racing! This love for fashion has me constantly looking for the best in proudly South African designs and brands. Anneen Henze may not be new to the scene but she is a master at what she does and that is designing high-end clothing for woman that isn’t just beautiful but also timeless and easy to wear. She celebrates woman of all ages, shapes and sizes…

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Just a Mamma’s Summer Must-haves!

December 13, 2017

December in sunny South Africa means hot summer days, coastal vacationing and poolside fun! By now school is out and most parents are finishing their last week of work. Everyone is ready for some much needed R&R. December is staycation time in our home and you’ll find us lazing about in the pool. Just us and a few summer must-haves is all that’s needed to get the summer vibes sizzling. I’m sharing our TOP 5’s to get the pool party started!…

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Book club: Great Potty Training stories for toddlers

December 12, 2017

Another month means another book club selection! Last month we introduced Olly Polly Read and the month before we focussed on stories we used to prepare Eliana and Lia for baby number 3. This month it’s all about Potty Training! Living in the southern hemisphere makes December the perfect time to potty train your little. 2 Reasons why; our warm weather and also the fact that most parents enjoy a longer break over Christmas. It can help letting your toddler…

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The lazy mom’s guide to Holiday Crafts for toddlers.

November 30, 2017

In little more than a week its time for summer holidays! The ladies will be home, forcing this mama to slow done, take time off and build forever memories. Thank goodness! It’s also Christmas time so be prepared for an overload of festive cheer. We go big on birthdays and Jesus’s isn’t any different! I love having all my girls home but they enjoy school too… The friends, the activities, even the food. Except for visiting family here and there…

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Baby’s 1st Christmas: The perfect Little keepsake

November 17, 2017

Christmas is such a special time of year but this year is going to be extra special, we’ll be celebrating our baby’s 1st Christmas! It will be the 1st time Ava gets to share in all our family traditions and Xmas celebrations. She will see the magical twinkle of Christmas lights, smell our homemade cookies, hear ABBA fill the house, feel the warmth of Jesus amplified and even get a taste of festive cuisine (thanks to mama’s milk and all).…

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Olly Polly Read

November 13, 2017

Our homes are filled with Tv’s, iPads and computers, yet no medium can stir the imagination like a good book. Books take us to new places, introduce us to friends we would never have met and teaches us far more than that which is just written… A child’s love for reading and their ability to read all starts with the opening of “that 1st book”. Olly Polly Kids knows this and with their incredible love for all things local, they just…

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Koco Bino Boutique: A taste of Europe made in South Africa

November 3, 2017

Now let me start by saying, I pride myself on knowing the best in the biz, well at least when it come to kid’s fashion. After all, we have 3 girls… But, I must have been asleep for the past couple of years seeing as I only recently discovered a gem in the kiddies fashion industry… Koco Bino! Established in 1978 (MY mama could’ve been a client), this quaint boutique opened its doors as Sandton City was introduced to the…

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Proudly South African Breastfeeding-friendly Fashion SS’18

October 30, 2017

So you’re a new mama or maybe this is your 3rd… That doesn’t mean you’ve suddenly stopped being a woman, loving fashion and wanting to feel pretty. No way I’m giving in to the stereotypical image of mom life and you don’t need to either. SS’18 trends have got us mama’s covered with beautiful breastfeeding-friendly fashion to pick and choose from. Today I share 3 of my favourite looks AND as an added bonus I’ve kept all the brands proudly…

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