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

Jul 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

Jul 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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3 Easy ways to document baby’s first year

Jul 20, 2018
Just a Mamma Keeping track of baby's 1st year

We are all part of the visual era and with so many #instagood and Pinterest perfect ideas on how to document baby’s first year in the prettiest and most unique way it’s super easy to get carried away. This 3rd time around I certainly did… With Eliana I just took a photo every month. With Lia I used a blackboard and monthly stickers. I still love her photo series (see it here), but storing the massive blackboard for a year…

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

Jul 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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Turning 1: Celebrating with a Cake Smash and giveaway

Jul 5, 2018
Just a Mamma Babys 1st birthday

And just like that our baby girl is 1. It’s been a year like no other and I am overwhelmed by the thought of already having spent 365 days with our Ava. It’s strange how, the more kids we have, the more appreciative I become of every second I get to spend with each of them. Of course there’s also just something extra special about a 1st birthday… So, why not celebrate it with a cake smash? Unique in every…

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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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Design and WIN your dream dress with Barbie!

Jun 6, 2018
Barbie Design and win your dream dress

Sometimes life surprised you with unexpected blessing and fun opportunities. Getting to work with my childhood icon, Barbie are one of those and getting to share this with our daughters… That’s a priceless memory. So, a few weeks ago the girls were asked to design their very own dream dresses for Barbie. It could be anything they wanted it to be! Any colour, any length with as much or as little detail as they wanted. There was no limitations and they…

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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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Hello Mia Mae! Gorgeous hair accessories for girls.

Feb 28, 2018
Just a Mamma Mia Mae Hair accessories for girls

When it comes to hair accessories for girls, we don’t look any further than Mia Mae. Surina is the talented and creative mama behind this cute, proudly South African kids accessory range. From delicately knitted bonnets and blankets to pretty headbands, hair clips and hair ties… Surina makes it all and you’re sure to love them as much as we do. In 2017, after being retrenched, Surina became a mom for the 1st time. Like a lot of mompreneurs, the plan…

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Just a Mamma’s Summer Must-haves!

Dec 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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