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First Aid Kit essentials by Survival CPR

January 23, 2018

At the end of last year I had the pleasure of attending a CPR and First Aid course by Survival CPR. It was incredible and I was blown away by how much I learnt in one Saturday (and not even a full day; 9am to 3pm). For the 1st time ever, I am now confident (and certified) to give CPR to a baby, child or adult in need and I also know how to treat minor wounds and trauma and…

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Birthdays Celebrations

DIY Pink Party 1st Birthday Celebration

January 11, 2018

Back in 2013 we celebrated Eliana’s 1st birthday. It was our first time planning and hosting a kids party. I’m not sure who was more excited; Mr. Perfect or myself… Eliana honestly couldn’t care less but, we were 1st time parents that survived the 1st year! It NEEDED to be celebrated. We went for the ultimate cliché; a girly PINK PARTY! (It was the year of pink and clichés are there for a reason, right?) I planned every last detail…

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Giveaways Something for the littles

Pre-Schooler Christmas Wish List Giveaway

November 24, 2017

Now that we’ve got the babies and toddlers covered it’s time to move on to the Pre-Schoolers. It’s not easy finding proudly South African handmade goods that are also pre-schooler approved but we have some good ones sure to put a smile on those “big kid’s” faces… This is our Pre-schoolers Christmas Wish List! Books, books books! Reading is fun at any age but also very important! Pre-schoolers want to start reading themselves. It’s also the age where they can…

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Book Club Things we love

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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Fashion for littles Things we love

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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Fashion for littles Things we love

#Twinningplusone : By Roeline & Co.

September 15, 2017

Never a huge fan of dressing alike, and way too obsessed with individuality, I could spent hours choosing unique and different outfits for Eliana and Lia. That was until Lia decided she wanted to be a little mini-me to her big sis… (not something Eliana supports). Now, eager to please both our girls, I spend hours finding outfits that are “same, same but different” – bonus points if I can shop these outfits in one spot and they tick all the…

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Book Club Things we love

Book Club: SA National Book Week 2017

September 8, 2017

In honour of SA National book week 2017, I thought it would be a good time to kick off our monthly book club! Yay, finally. Being a reading family, books have come in handy more than once, assisting us in parenting better. Not that we read a lot of parenting books, I’ve found they make excellent flower presses and paper weights – maybe I’ll get to reading one once my grandchildren arrive… No, rather as parenting aids, helping our girls…

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Kids Photography

Spring has sprung: A photoshoot inspired by new beginnings!

September 1, 2017

With spring in the air one can’t help but do some self-pruning and internal “housekeeping”. Self-reflection on where you find yourself and where you’d like to go. 2017 has been the year of pregnancy in our lives and July finally brought us our 3rd baby girl. Yes, we have 3 girls! 3 amazingly bubbly, diversely different, future woman of the world. Currently we are in the midst of newborn life, toddler emotions and preschool concert prep. Our home is a…

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Fashion for littles Things we love

#TwinningPlusOne: Schnooky Pie

August 17, 2017

We have always been passionate about supporting local, shopping small (in the hope the brand will grow BIG) and being proudly South African but now that we have 3 little ladies to dress between the ages of 6 weeks and 5 years it is a bit more challenging… Key factors making things hard: Limited choice – There’s an abundance of baby clothes available online and in stores but as the girls turn 3 our options seem to decline rapidly. Affordability…

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Fashion for littles Things we love

Oliver & Bean turns 1 and we have some fun!

June 30, 2017

A couple of months ago I met Taryn at the Oh My Baby opening in Brooklyn Mall. We spoke briefly but it was after this chance encounter we decided to collab on a little something fun… After the birth of her 2nd son, Jack Jude last year Oliver & Bean came to be and now 1 year later we celebrate their 1st birthday with them, Tropicana tea party in Wonderland style! With an aim to “WOW” little people (and their…

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