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Faith based jewellery for kids made in South Africa

Faith based jewellery for kids made in South Africa

I'm the mom that cheers at the top of her voice next to the sports field. The mom who swallows her tears when her kids do well and when they fall down. The mom that gives one more embarrassing wave or kiss at the gate. Yes, I'm "that mom", the one that made me...

best planner for moms + tips on how to “bloom” in the new year

best planner for moms + tips on how to “bloom” in the new year

Still in disbelief as I type this BUT... 2023 is on the horizon! Another year sped by in the blink of an eye and I have a feeling things will keep speeding up, especially as I try my best to juggle home life, work life, playschool, primary school, family, friends and...

Local Christmas shopping 2022 | South Africa

Local Christmas shopping 2022 | South Africa

It's only 54 days till "the most WONDERFUL day of the year". Mr. Bublé is already playing as I'm writing this and I can almost taste "Ouma Myra's" gingerbread cookies. It's also time to place those festive orders because... Supporting local means we have to plan ahead...

Love Local | online Christmas shopping South Africa

Love Local | online Christmas shopping South Africa

It's our 1st post of the season! And yes, it may seem a little early (for some) BUT supporting local means placing those orders sooner, rather than later. "Handmade" doesn't mean "always available" and most local creators are actually closing orders soon. So here we...

Best of 2020: Lessons learnt in Lockdown

Best of 2020: Lessons learnt in Lockdown

Never in a hundred years could any of us predicted what 2020 would bring... A year spent isolated, hidden and completely submerged in the unknown. We all navigated this storm (and are still navigating) the Covid-19 pandemic as best we can. Some may have been hit...

What are the benefits of Play dough?

What are the benefits of Play dough?

These days, there's no shortage of toy options. At times, it can be quite overwhelming trying to figure out what to buy and what to rather "pass by". But then, certain toys have stood the test of time. The "classics" that win generation after generation. Thanks to its...

Modern Minimalist play mats made in South Africa

Modern Minimalist play mats made in South Africa

It's no secret, we love supporting local and are always looking for products that can make our lives as parents a little easier... And that's what Modern Easy does, especially with their gorgeous range of minimalist play mats made in South Africa. As a mama herself,...

How to support local and shop small in South Africa

How to support local and shop small in South Africa

We have always loved shopping small and supporting local first but this isn't simply a preference anymore... Our country needs us, we need each other and there has never been a more important time to invest in our local economy than right now! We all have the power to...

Best South African Blogs 2019

Best South African Blogs 2019

Looking to be inspired, don't know who to ask for help or recommendations? Where should your next family vacation be? South Africa's blog community is strong with incredible writers and content creators. Men and woman working hard at creating an online presence we all...

Feedspot’s Top 30 South African Kids and Parenting Blogs in 2018

Feedspot’s Top 30 South African Kids and Parenting Blogs in 2018

A couple of weeks ago I received an email congratulating me on being apart of the Feedspot Top 30 South African Kids and Parenting Blogs, Websites and Newsletters in 2018. I couldn't believe it and clicked on the link right away... There Just a Mamma was, listed...

xoxo baby bath time cuteness!

xoxo baby bath time cuteness!

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....

Safe Co-Sleeping with Nordic Nuss

Safe Co-Sleeping with Nordic Nuss

To co-sleep or not to co-sleep? With so much info out there it can be difficult figuring out something as simple as where your precious newborn babe will be sleeping those 1st few weeks /months. Add the fear of SIDS and it's enough to awaken paranoia in the calmest of...

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