Baby’s First Year
21 Taste Safe sensory play ideas for babies and toddlers

21 Taste Safe sensory play ideas for babies and toddlers

Being home with your little one is amazing but usually, we find ourselves needing to juggle... Playing mom, housekeeper, cook and even businesswoman. That's when planning a fun activity that your little one can enjoy independently (yet always supervised of course)...

Is the Chelino Travel Buddy the best travel stroller?

Is the Chelino Travel Buddy the best travel stroller?

About a month ago we were asked to review the Chelino Travel Buddy stroller. Being avid family travellers I was intrigued and excited to see if the Travel Buddy would be the best travel stroller we've used... We took it along to Umhlanga and this is what we thought....

Chelino Transformer Car Seat Review

Chelino Transformer Car Seat Review

We love to travel and hitting the road with our kids, adventuring somewhere new is one of our favourite things to do. That being said, traveling isn't just fun and memory making. Safety is a key factor to consider. Especially when driving.  So, when Chelino Baby asked...

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

Mommy and me favourite toy picks from 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...

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

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

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...

3 Easy ways to document baby’s first year

3 Easy ways to document baby’s first 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...

A letter to our daughter on her 1st birthday

A letter to our daughter on her 1st birthday

Here we are, one year after the 1st moment I held you, the 1st time I heard your voice and the 1st instance I looked into your big, beautiful eyes. So many things have happened and changed over the past 12 months and although it sounds like a decent amount of time, it...

Turning 1: Celebrating  with a Cake Smash and giveaway

Turning 1: Celebrating with a Cake Smash and giveaway

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...

#Momming101: Bath time with baby

#Momming101: 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...

Let’s play: How to stimulate your baby during the 1st year

Let’s play: How to stimulate your baby during the 1st year

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...

Preparing Homemade Baby Food: Baby food Appliance Review

Preparing Homemade Baby Food: Baby food Appliance Review

As promised, the follow up post to #MOMMING101: INTRODUCING SOLIDS. And today’s all about preparing homemade baby food. Baking, roasting, boiling... There are loads of cooking methods yet steaming has stayed the number one choice when it comes to preparing baby food,...

#momming101: Introducing solids. Everything about baby’s 1st year!

#momming101: Introducing solids. Everything about baby’s 1st year!

Let’s talk solids. What a fun new adventure! But... Different opinions on when to start weaning, how to go about it, which food to introduce first, how to prepare it all and how to prevent allergies; leave most moms overwhelmed and unsure. For us starting solids has...

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