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Our Secret Recipe

July 24, 2014

Every family has a secret…ours just tastes really good! There reason why it is our secret is perhaps because it is so easy, perhaps because it is so flexible or PERHAPS BECAUSE WE LAND UP EATING THE LEFTOVERS FOR BREAKFAST (this one) but it shall be a secret no longer because I am sharing it with […]

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Giveaway: M.O.M Diary (Most Organised Mom)

July 11, 2014

Recently, we got to know Alison from M.O.M. Diary a little better. She is the phenomenal, motivated woman who created the beautiful M.O.M Diaries & W.O.W Diaries. M.O.M and W.O.W diaries are diaries for women who want to be organised. Because women have to wear so many hats around the home, they often don’t have enough time to do everything. […]

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5 Things to do with the kids this Autumn

April 26, 2014

Once again, its autumn – some days it feels like summer, other days it’s winter and some! Autumn, however, is the perfect time to have some fun with the kids. Collect Leaves. Children old enough to handle a crayon can make angel faces. Lay a leaf on paper and rub outward with side of crayon, creating […]

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Getting to know – Nicolette from My Tiny Blessing

March 19, 2014

Nicolette and her family have a business that began as most family businesses begin – they noticed a need that was not being met, got creative and came up with a solution. She has also struggled with what most family businesses struggle with and that is reaching her target audience. Find out a little more about Nicolette and what advice […]

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Helping your Child make Friends as they start School

January 20, 2014

Grade R/Grade 1 is an exciting time for many children and their parents. With that excitement, however, comes some challenges. One area of concern for many parents is fostering friendships for their Grade R child. Every parent wants to be sure their child has a friend. Here are some suggestions on how you can help your child in […]

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Should I post pictures of my Child online?

November 1, 2013

I think this question has an individual answer for each parent. I am often asked why I don’t post pictures online and here are some of the reasons why: Firstly, my child did not ask to have her picture posted online, once pictures are posted online (even if you have ‘deleted’ them) they are there […]

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The “I am Bored” Jar

September 26, 2013

If your kids are home for the school holidays, even with planned “fun time” and outings you are bound to hear the words “Mom, I’m bored” at some point. The “I am Bored” Jar is the perfect solution! All you need is a glass jar, some paper and awesome boredom busting ideas. Make some of […]

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Play-it-Safe Rules

September 5, 2012

I found this list on the Safely Ever After Website. I think it is a good list to go through with your child, very specific and very pertinent to our day and age. 1. I AM THE BOSS OF MY BODY! 2. I know my NAME, ADDRESS, & PHONE NUMBER, and my parents’ names too.         (Don’t […]

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Girls Garden Party Ideas

August 21, 2012

“Roses are red, Violets are blue, The party is planned.. Now all we need is YOU!” Creating a fantasy-filled garden party for the birthday girl can be lots of fun – especially if her birthday is in springtime. We have collected a few ideas to help you on your way. Get the birthday girl involved, she […]

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8 Winter Warmer Ideas

June 21, 2012

With school holidays around the corner, I thought it apt that to give you some ideas to entertain the kids while trying to stay warm indoors… Winter Printables – There are lots of puzzles and colouring in pages on the internet that kids will love and you can print these for free! Try choosing a theme for […]

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10 Tips for Safe Riding

September 4, 2011

My dear daughter recently had her birthday wish come true when she was given her first bicycle (she had been hinting for months!). Mommy and Daddy found a pretty pink bike that we knew she would love but forgot about all about the helmet and had to rush out to find one so that she could […]

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A Soccer Party for the whole Family

June 10, 2010

I recently organised a soccer “party” for all age groups and I thought I had better share the idea with you, in case you are planning your own and are not sure where to start. You can go crazy with decorations, invites and food but I am going to focus on the activities you will […]

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Holiday Safety for your Children

April 3, 2010

“Police fear the summer holidays could prove a dangerous time for children, when crimes against or involving them usually increase. Sharon Japhta of the province’s liquor and firearms bureau said unsupervised children on holiday spent their time on the streets and in shopping malls where they were vulnerable to predators and gangsters.” Michelle Jones – […]

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