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Be a little generous as you celebrate Mandela Day

Nelson Mandela International Day has enjoyed 10 years of global support and solidarity since it was launched in 2009… … No matter how small your action, Mandela Day is about changing the world for the better, just as Nelson Mandela did every day. https://www.mandeladay.com What are you doing for Mandela Day this year? You may be unable to take […]

Things to do this holiday with kids in Cape Town

It’s that time of year again, the winter school holidays in South Africa. You may be at home with the kids or you may be looking forward to spending some time with them on the weekend when you are off, but what is there to do in Cape Town this school holidays?! Visit Kirstenbosch for […]

End Screen Time without the Drama!

At the beginning of this year we had the usual school meetings. The teachers told us – “no screen time during the week”. Does that sound a little crazy? It may do. My daughter never had much screen time during the week but we decided we would follow through. Since she had more homework and […]

5 Things to do with the kids this Autumn

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 […]

Getting to know – Nicolette from My Tiny Blessing

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 […]

Helping your Child make Friends as they start School

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 […]

Should I post pictures of my Child online?

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 […]

Homemade Christmas Gifts #3 – Starfish Wall Hanging

I saw this idea on our holiday in Hermanus and luckily we live by the coast and have access to shells and starfish but if you don’t you could get creative and find another theme. I just thought the starfish idea was super cute and would make a lovely gift. Starfish Wall Hanging What you […]

The “I am Bored” Jar

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 […]

Girls Garden Party Ideas

“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 […]

Disa Gardens

A delightful, spacious architect designed 3 Bedroom home, situated a sedate 10 minutes walk to the main bathing beach, shopping centre and restaurants. Peace, tranquillity, sunshine, the sounds of birds, together with mountain views whilst you relax around the small aerated splash pool set the scene. The house sleeps 6 in perfect comfort. Disa Gardens, […]