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Mommy and me favourite toy picks from baby’s 1st year

July 26, 2018
Just a Mamma Baby's 1st year

A while ago I did an entire #momming101 post regarding play and all the fun toys we love. (Read more here) but when it comes to stimulating and playing with your baby, you really don’t need much. Today’s post is all about our number one toy(s) – Ava’s top pick and mine. It’s about the toy(s) that always grabs her attention and keeps her occupied for ages. The one(s) she simply cannot get enough off and has loved from birth…

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Our 2 most used baby products of Ava’s first year

July 23, 2018
ust a Mamma Best baby products

I’m still getting use to saying this but, our baby is ONE! I can’t help reminiscing about the past 12 months… It’s been magical, emotional, amazing and hard – all at once. Sharing our journey with YOU has been a new experience and so unexpectedly wonderful. We have also come across so many fantastic new brands and baby products. Ones that made Ava’s first year a lot easier. The 2 most used baby products (except diapers and wet wipes) in…

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Celebrations Giveaways Something for the littles Things we love

Baby’s 1st birthday giveaway: Pure Beginnings, only the best for your baby

July 16, 2018
Just a Mamma Pure Beginnings

As you may know, our Ava turned one this month and we are celebrating with an amazing birthday giveaway. 8 mystery brands, 1 incredible prize. Today we reveal our 1st prize and a little extra announcement too… Find out more about Pure Beginnings and why it’s our “go-to” skincare range for all 3 our girls. It all started with a gift… When I fell pregnant with Eliana in 2011 we were on a mission. We wanted to give our baby…

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Fashion for littles Things we love

#shoplocal : Our Fashion favourites for A/W 2018

June 5, 2018
KIds winter Fashion

Supporting local and buying proudly South African is a choice we made a few years ago, around the time our eldest Eliana was born. Little by little we made changes, buying more consciously and building a home (and especially a closet) filled with items made by our fellow countrymen. Step one was shopping small, have a look at “The Ultimate list of proudly South African Clothing Brands for Kids” in a post from a few weeks ago. Step two has…

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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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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
Just a Mamma boymoms cover

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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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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Little Rose Collection: A treasure for every mom

April 9, 2018
JustaMamma Kim Rose Little Rose Collection

Never has a painting stirred so many emotions within me. Appreciation, love, happiness… Even sadness over a moment past. Our Little Rose Collection piece is one of our most valuable possessions. A couple of weeks ago I received a surprise email from the amazingly talented Kim Rose. Wife, mama to William (an almost 4 year old) and the Cape Town artist behind Little Rose Collection. I couldn’t believe that Kim contacted me. I am a huge fan and have been…

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#lovemoreZA : Raising kids that love

March 26, 2018
JustaMamma #LoveMoreZA campaign

 I have been part of some wonderful campaigns but never has one been so close to my heart as the #lovemoreZA movement. It all started with a WhatsApp and a play date… I’ve always admired Michelle, the mama maker and creative force behind Mayalief. We met many years ago at the Flair Baby Market and what started out as a customer relationship soon became a friendship. We share similar values and a passion for our families and mothering. Working together…

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